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PerSIStence Theatre Company

VISION
Community enlightenment based on the core beliefs of feminism.

MISSION
We are a non-profit organization that responds to the persistent and universal need for promoting, understanding and embracing the core beliefs of feminism. Through professional theatre and related initiatives, we work to change hearts and minds.

GUIDING PRINCIPLES

We challenge discrimination and stereotype in all forms
We offer opportunities to all genders with a focus towards people who identify as female
We respond to issues that affect women and girls in our community
We re-examine universal stories traditionally told by men, through a feminist lens
We produce stories where at least 50 per cent of the text is spoken by female character(s)

 

CORE PRINCIPLE
Feminism: The belief in political, economic, personal, and social equality for women*.

CORE BELIEFS

Sexism exists
Sexism against women (misogyny) is enduring, pervasive, systemic, cultural, and ingrained
All genders should have equal rights and opportunities
All genders are the intellectual and social equals of each other
All genders should be recognized and treated as equals


*When referring to “women” we include all those who identify as female.


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