WHO WE ARE
New City Players is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, ensemble theatre company in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
We exist to stage exceptional classic and contemporary theatre that provides an emotional and transformative experience for every audience member.
To see the people in our city flourish through the power of theatre, story, and community.
PROFESSIONAL & ARTISTIC EXCELLENCE
We value and commit to staging powerful and poignant works that are theatrically excellent, emotionally engaging, thematically challenging, and ultimately, transformative.
We value and commit to thorough collaboration of board, staff, artists, and volunteers, welcoming diverse and unique perspectives and celebrating the beauty of multiple experiences.
We value and commit to employing professionals of the highest caliber and providing a creative and challenging environment for them to grow and thrive.
We value and commit to creating an ensemble: a group of artists who regularly work together in various capacities and on various projects.
STEWARDSHIP OF RESOURCES
We value and commit to artistic integrity, affordable ticket prices, and continual development of free or low-cost outreach and educational events and services.
We value and commit to fiscal responsibility and financial security by means of achieving a balanced budget.
We value and commit to the future of our community and will continue to pursue new financial, economical, technological, and artistic developments in an ever changing world to ensure institutional longevity.
We value and commit to staging theatre from the vast canon of dramatic literature that implores audiences to address their humanity, both the parts that are whole and those in need of healing.
We value and commit to including and engaging audiences and artists that represent the diversity of our region in all of our activities.
We value and commit to educating young artists and exposing them to a creatively fulfilling and artistically integrated lifestyle.
HONORING OUR COMMUNITY
We value and commit to investing in the artistic flourishing of our community. Overwhelmingly, the artists we hire will be South Florida residents.
We value and commit to creating intimate theatre experiences, where audiences are physically close to the actors and feel involved in the story.
We value and commit to radical hospitality. Every artist and volunteer we work with and every patron who attends our shows will be treated with the utmost respect and hospitality.
New City Players does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations, including, but not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services.
New City Players believes that people with disabilities have the right to access all of our programs and events and is continually pursing means to make our services accessible to all segments and groups in our community. It is the goal of New City Players to be able guarantee that no individual shall be denied the full and equal enjoyment of services, facilities, privileges, advantages and accommodations of New City Players on the basis of disability. New City Players currently guarantees wheelchair access to all of their events and is developing solutions for deaf and hard-of-hearing patrons.