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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Transforming the Academic Environment Into a More Equitable, Inclusive, and Diverse Community

The world’s greatest creatives and artistic philosophies come from a diverse assortment of minds, backgrounds, and experiences, and we are dedicated to making sure all of our artists feel safe, seen, and appreciated.

As the Sands College grows and flourishes, we are wholeheartedly dedicated to fostering and maintaining an inclusive culture. We believe, as artists and as humans, it is our duty to identify as obvious and deliberate allies for all individuals, no matter their background.

We are a community that is constantly reflecting, engaging, and taking action as we evolve as artists and world citizens. We:

  • Ensure diverse voices from the global majority are represented in coursework, readings, and productions
  • Encourage artistic and personal integrity through performance, pedagogy, and production
  • Engage with respect and curiosity in challenging conversations with students, faculty, and staff
  • Inspire open and transparent communication

We have made a commitment to choose diversity as the core of our mission, vision, and values. We are unswerving in generating an all-encompassing educational experience that fully represents many different cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints.