Our Mission

The mission of Enlightened Theatrics is to contribute to and grow the arts experience of Salem, Oregon by producing thoughtful and relevant professional theatre, engaging Salem's youth with performing arts education, and developing passionate theatre talent in the Willamette valley.

Founded in February 2013

Enlightened Theatrics strives to maintain an open rapport amongst artists, patrons, and staff, to honor and promote our mission, vision, and values. We consistently reflect on our past experiences to enhance future endeavors while maintaining a safe, creative, and collaborative environment for our organization and the community at large.

In the hands of a dedicated team, consisting of production and entertainment experts, Enlightened Theatrics has evolved and forged a singular identity for utilizing the performing arts and community engagement as vehicles for cultural and economic development, while serving as a resource for education, professional growth, and outreach.

Enlightened Theatrics is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. All charitable contributions are tax-deductible, as allowed by law.

Our Vision


We educate by creating training, outreach, and a variety of performing arts education programs including classes in acting, dance, technical theatre, voice, and musical theatre performance, as well as masterclasses and workshops with industry professionals.


We engage by working with our community and community leaders, teachers, business owners, city officials, safety enforcers, and other non profit organizations to ensure our company is an integral part of the community.


We employ by offering professional job opportunities for qualified individuals interested in and/or actively pursuing a career in performing arts or education.

Our Values

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