Our Mission

Mission Statement

Plowshares Theatre Company preserves, presents, and produces African American experiences that challenges minds and builds community.

Vision Statement

Plowshares Theatre Company seeks to set a national standard for ambitious programming, engaging with our audience, and serving as a leader within our community for the collective development of all. 

Our vision begins with the artist and ends with the audience. Our challenge is to nurture both.

Core Values

Affirm: We share the story of our ancestors and pass the lessons learned on to the next generation.

Exhibit: We are a home where the most talented emerging and established artists imagine, nurture, and realize their best work for the enjoyment of our audience.

Inspire: Our productions, outreach, and education programs use theatre to unleash the untapped potential in all who experience our work.