America's Oldest · Founded 1808


The Walnut understands that building a diverse workforce and telling diverse stories does not alone create an inclusive environment. The Walnut is committed to: fostering a workplace culture that values and promotes inclusion and access; creating productions that reflect many points of view; and making it possible for all to experience live theatre and our educational programs. This includes:

  • Fostering a collaborative work environment in which all employees feel free to participate and contribute
  • Empowering and providing a safe space for all employees to express themselves, exchange ideas, and feel heard
  • Encouraging employees to be respectful, open, and curious about others' experiences and perspectives

Moving Forward on Inclusivity

Moving forward, the Walnut recognizes we must continue to grow and change to better serve our audiences, both internally and externally. To begin, we plan to: