When SpeakEasy Stage Company puts on plays featuring cross-cultural currents and racial conflicts, Kira Troilo’s consulting work proves crucial.
After a year as director of the theatre’s director of inclusion, diversity, equity, and access (IDEA), she will move up to both oversee a wider variety of operations and to infuse IDEA values throughout the organization.
Guild writers may now use the rider to encourage equitable and inclusive hiring practices in their plays or musicals.
Behind and beyond recent reckonings at the city’s theatres are countless tales of exploitation, harm, and silencing—but it’s not too late for change.
If you haven’t committed to dismantling racism and ending harassment, don’t rush to reopen your doors.
She used her anger at a system that betrayed its ideals as fuel to organize against it. We can and should do the same.
Ending white supremacy at your institution requires an organization-wide commitment to change in both culture and policy.
Diversifying programming and leadership won’t be enough if our boards remain white and privileged.
The communications exec, who’s working with Milwaukee Rep for 10 months on EDI, talks about building relationships and engaging diverse communities.
The founder and principal of Athena Communications will spend a 10-month appointment focusing on the theatre’s equity, diversity, and inclusion goals.