Grand Valley Shakespeare Festival
Mission, Vision, and Values

Mission:

The Grand Valley Shakespeare Festival explores and celebrates Shakespeare and his culture for the West Michigan community and beyond through theatre and education.

 

Vision:

The GV Shakespeare Festival is a creative environment for educational and artistic excellence for a diverse and growing population.

 

Values: 

  • Shakespearean Tradition: Investigation of shared humanity.
  • Arts: performing, literary, visual, and scholarly.
  • Excellence: professionalism, discipline, rigor, quality, hard work, aesthetics.
  • Learning: educating, outreach, and enrichment.
  • Collaboration: including vigorous participation of students, faculty from a variety of disciplines, professional artists, staff, community members, scholars. Intrinsic to theatre and bedrock of relationships. Sharing.
  • Enjoyment: providing a welcoming atmosphere to engage participation in fun and gratifying activities.
  • Future-thinking: maintaining a legacy of success and sound management.
  • Relevance: providing events and activities that are available and affordable to diverse populations.

KING HENRY, the ensemble, 2004
KING HENRY THE FOURTH, PART ONE, 2004

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