By: Ashley Ann Wolfe

August 18, 2021

In this recent collaboration with Signature Theatre, Slover Linett explored the experiences of Black and Latinx audiences in the theater spaces around the concepts of welcome and belonging, with the goal of making the theater a more welcoming space to all. In this featured project, vice president and co-director of research, Jen Benoit-Bryan, and researcher Emily Bray, give us a look into the findings that emerged from this research. Click here to read the full piece, or click below to download the pdf.

As always, we welcome your thoughts and reactions. What makes a theater space welcoming to you…and why? We’d love to hear your thoughts!


Photo credit: Exterior of Signature Theatre by David Sundberg, courtesy

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