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Mandate: Persistence Theatre Company is a non-profit organization that responds to the persistent and universal need for promoting, understanding and embracing the core beliefs of feminism. Through professional theatre and related initiatives, they work to change hearts and minds; Community enlightenment based on the core beliefs of feminism.
Target Population: All marginalized genders; residents of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:
- Persistence Theatre offers a variety of year-round events that promote the feminist philosophy.
- Through their guiding principles, Persistence Theatre company works to:
- Challenge discrimination and stereotype in all forms
- Offer opportunities to all genders with a focus towards people who identify as female
- Respond to issues that affect women and girls in our community
- Re-examine universal stories traditionally told by men, through a feminist lens
- Produce stories where at least 50 per cent of the text is spoken by female character(s)
- Upcoming productions may be viewed on the Persistence Website.