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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

FSC is committed to creating a Culture of Belonging for everyone. Whoever you are, wherever you come from, whoever you pray to or vote for, whoever you love, whatever the color of your skin, whatever abilities or disabilities you hold in your body, FSC is committed to being a place that welcomes and values you.

 We want everyone who comes to FSC to experience a home in our Franklin community. Our vision is to create a haven for artistic excellence, belonging, and intrinsic joy. Although there are many forces that profit from dividing us, this extraordinary place gives us an opportunity to come together. Our policy of admission-free theater is one way we work to remove barriers to access. Over the past several years, we’ve brought a wider variety of perspectives to FSC’s stages. We know there is more to do, and that by doing it, we can create theater of exceptional quality and inclusiveness. 

In 2021, FSC together with our Board initiated an Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion policy to include staff members, seasonal employees, visiting artists, contractors, volunteers, and Board, informed by the work done in society and the larger theater world. We will continue exploring and integrating policies that make the creation of a Culture of Belonging possible. FSC works year-round to develop and adopt institutional practices that support all members of our FSC community.*



*Freely and gratefully adapted with permission from The Creede Repertory Theatre.