MINNEAPOLIS: The board of Theater Mu, an Asian American company founded in 1992, has announced that it has dismissed Randy Reyes, who led the company since 2013. On a letter posted on the Theater Mu website, the board announced it had received complaints about Reyes’s behavior some months ago, and though an ensuing investigation did not find any unlawful conduct, the board wrote that it “discovered conduct that did not reflect the culture we strive to achieve at Mu and did not reflect the high standards to which we hold Mu leadership.”
As a result the board voted to terminate Reyes’s contract with the theatre, saying, “Though this is a difficult and disappointing time, we believe that Theater Mu has the ability to learn, grow, and, change from this experience.”
Reyes is a director and advocate for Asian American representation in the theatre. He serves on the board of the Consortium of Asian American Theatres & Artists and Theatre Communications Group, the publisher of American Theatre. He has also contributed to the magazine.
Reached by phone today, Reyes declined to comment on the news.