On this episode, the editors talk to the founding artistic director of Mixed Blood Theatre, Jack Reuler, and his soon-to-be successor Mark Valdez about leadership, social justice, and the future of theatre.
He will succeed founding artistic director Jack Reuler, who has led the Minneapolis theatre for 46 years.
Reuler will depart in July 2022 after helping the company transition to a new model around social justice.
Disability inclusion can’t simply be tacked on as an extra in theatre’s budgets and planning; it must be intentional and funded. The good news is that it benefits everyone.
Four theatre leaders give ‘vision statements’ in response to the question: How does the role of artistic director need to change in the 21st century?