STAGE - M
- Arts & Entertainment
Established in 1981, the Society for Theatre Arts Growth and Enjoyment in Mid-Michigan, or STAGE-M has been a staple in the Big Rapids arts community for over 30 years.
The mission of STAGE-M is to create an outlet for community engagement by providing a wide range of quality theatrical experiences to enrich the cultural life of Mid-Michigan.
STAGE-M strives to be the best community theatre we can be, as evidenced by:
The production and creation of a broad range of high-quality theatrical experiences that delight and challenge our audiences, volunteers, and the community.
Our effective engagement of volunteers – who are the heart of our work and the key to our success.
An environment where volunteers, students, and staff can continuously develop their skills, support and mentor each other, and remain fulfilled with their theatrical experiences.
A welcoming environment that embraces and promotes inclusivity.
Comfortable, accessible, safe, state-of-the-art facilities and equipment which advance our creativity and production quality.
Educational efforts and partnerships that nurture creative theatrical talents.
The celebration of theatre and its essential contribution to our quality of life and appreciation of the theatre as a vital part of the fabric of the community and humanity.
A reputation respected locally and regionally for theatrical quality.
A compassionately committed, effective Executive Board with vision and drive.
Financial stability and sustainability achieved through patronage, donations, endowment, and fiscal responsibility.