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Safe Spaces

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What do we mean by Safe Spaces?

Theatre Prospero is committed to providing a safe, inviting, and inclusive atmosphere for our artists, arts workers, audience members, and residency/workshop participants. 

We work around the clock to ensure our spaces are safe for everyone. But we are always trying to do better! 

This page gives an opportunity for you to learn about our commitment to the 35//50 Initiative, to read our Code of Conduct, or to Report an Incident. 

Theatre Prospero is proud to publicly support and commit to the 35//50 Initiative. We would like to thank the Co-Contributors of the Initiative for including us in this important call to action. 


Theatre Prospero joins performing arts companies from across the province in a collective commitment to ensuring that our diverse community landscape is represented by those we engage both on and off our stages. 


Theatre Prospero will put in place actionable and measurable steps to ensure that our organization is made up of a minimum 35% IBPoC (Indigenous, Black, People of Colour) and 50% Women and Non-Binary People by our 2024/25 Season.

Theatre Prospero commits to fulfilling this necessary industry-standard. Theatre Prospero has and will forever continue to uphold the belief that IBPOC Lives  and Art Matter. Learn more about the 35//50 Initiative's Call to Action:

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Our response to the

35//50 Initiative

Theatre Prospero is committed to providing an environment that is free from harassment, bullying, discrimination, and other unwelcome behaviours. All artists, arts workers, volunteers, stakeholders, clients, and audience members are to be treated with respect, dignity, and inclusiveness to contribute to a workplace environment free from harassment. This Code of Conduct is intended to protect the dignity, well-being and self-esteem of these aforementioned individuals. Any behaviour that creates an intimidating, hostile, or toxic work environment will not be tolerated.

We appreciate you taking the time to ensure our community stays safe and comfortable for every person. The following form is to report an incident that violates our Code of Conduct. Reports may be submitted anonymously.


To report an incident or make a formal complaint in writing please email, where it will be read by Board President Adam Burgess. If you wish for your Report to be seen by a specific person (such as the Artistic Director or General Manager) please specify this in your email.


Please include in your email the details of the incident(s) (dates, times, any witnesses, what was said or done, when, and by whom), and whether you are reporting an incident or submitting a formal complaint. You may choose to submit your report or complaint anonymously (refer to our Code of Conduct for information on the confidentiality and anonymity of complaints).​

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Report an Incident

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If you would like to speak with a staff member of Theatre Prospero Association regarding our Safe Spaces, the Code of Conduct, or Reporting an Incident, please contact our Artistic Director, Mark Henderson (, General Manager, Jennifer Wanke (, or the Board of Directors (

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