Important news from Single Carrot Theatre
January 25, 2023
Expensive pals and collaborators,
It is with a wave of sophisticated emotions that right after 15 yrs of joyfully serving Baltimore Metropolis and beyond with daring, transformative theatre and impactful, inspiring arts programming, One Carrot Theatre has resolved to close at the conclude of the fiscal year. Above the decades, we have been honored by the outstanding assist we have received from the men and women of Baltimore and humbled by the expertise and partnership of hundreds of collaborating artists.
To staff, artists, local community associates, board users, and audiences, we are deeply grateful for the generosity, passion, awareness and talents you have shared with us about these numerous a long time. Fifteen decades is a good very long operate, and we are happy of the creative work we have brought to this city. We will devote a lot of our remaining time to celebrating our influence and legacy with all of you, so remember to remain tuned on our web site and social media for additional particulars to appear.
Our explanations for closing are elaborate, multi-faceted and layered. Chief amid these is the natural migration of Single Carrot Theatre leadership, in the coinciding of the prepared departure of SCT’s 9 year tenured Artistic Director and the Executive Director’s transfer to a new sector. On top of that, compounding write-up-pandemic organizational issues have designed sustaining a theater of our measurement at any time more tricky. These consist of challenges of staffing shortages and stretched human capability, confined regional philanthropic means, and the at any time-expanding price of sustaining live theatrical productions. For individuals of you who are even now asking why, a far more specific perspective can be uncovered here on our web-site.
Previously mentioned all we want to steward remaining cash and our relationships with transparency and good religion. We are committed to closing ethically and responsibly and with a target on advocating for the remaining highly effective and important arts companies in our community.
So what’s following?
- Our education and learning packages will continue on via the conclude of the university year. Like working day camps in the course of Baltimore Town specialist enhancement times and Spring Break.
- We are collecting tales to rejoice our 15 year heritage to be shared on our website and social media. Share your memories by clicking below!
- We are advocating for a far more sustainable and healthful arts field and will be releasing a case research of SCT’s function.
- Remain tuned for a date and invitation to a send out-off get together this spring!
We are profoundly grateful to Baltimore for all you have performed for us, especially in the latest yrs. Our mission will usually be rooted in our philosophical foundation – “The day is coming when a single carrot freshly observed, will established off a revolution.”
– The Carrots