Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Our commitment to Diversity
Diversity is the range of visible and invisible qualities, experiences and social and cultural identities that shape who we are, how we think and how we engage with, and are perceived by the world. These can be along the dimensions of age, skin colour, gender, national origin, ethnicity or physical/mental ability, and also includes other dimensions such as economic status, sexual orientation, gender identity, education level, family status, thinking styles, geographic location, first language, immigration/refugee status, socioeconomic background, religious/spiritual beliefs, or political ideologies and many more.
Harbourfront Theatre is committed to implementing and upholding equitable hiring practices and in selecting performing artists so that we shall have more equitable representation across communities – including Indigenous, Black, racialized, LGBTQ2S+, and disability communities.
Our commitment to Equity
We recognize and are committed to providing equal opportunities and access for employees, volunteers, and patrons in participating with and contributing to our organization.
Our commitment to Inclusion
An inclusive environment enables individuals and groups to feel safe, respected, engaged, motivated, and valued, for who they are and for their contributions toward organizational and societal goals. Harbourfront Theatre is dedicated to providing spaces that are accessible, inclusive, and free from oppression, harassment, and discrimination. At our gatherings, we will treat each other with respect and dignity, regardless of age, race, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, levels of ability, religion and all other dimensions of diversity. We strive to promote a sense of belonging and create an environment where everyone feels welcome and safe to be their authentic selves.