We welcome and embrace our shared humanity through live theater. We question norms and thrive because of our diversity and energetic commitment to excellence.
BAT’s FUTURE VISION
Looking into our future, we see…
- BAT brings people together to explore hopes, dreams, and experiences to build understanding.
- BAT intentionally reaches out to the LGBTQIA+ and BIPOC communities, those with disabilities, and those with limited incomes.
- BAT provides a welcoming home for actors, playwrights, and production staff - inviting creativity, risk-taking, and challenging ideas.
- BAT reaches out to diverse communities, creating opportunities to connect indoors, outdoors, and online.
- BAT is mindful to advance the arts by partnering with students and educators in our communities.
- BAT’s performing space is multi-purpose – a creative and exciting gathering place for all.
- BAT is financially secure, fairly compensates staff, manages its facilities and productions, and maintains professional business operations.
- BAT continues its history of audience growth and is a sustainable organization.
- Use respect for all as our guiding principle in everything we do
- Advance diversity, inclusivity, and equity
- Partner with diverse arts organizations, businesses, and educational programs
- Create and support sustainable growth for the theater and our communities
- Inspire and nurture artists
- Be forward-thinking – boldly challenging tradition
- Embrace resourcefulness, adaptability, and innovation in the pursuit of success