Our Mission

Acting Out Awareness partners with individuals, organizations, and communities to promote personal and social change through the performing arts and values-based leadership education.

Our Vision

To give marginalized and vulnerable populations the agency and skills necessary to tell their story, confront their challenges, and create their future.

Our Core Values 

  • Trust- Creating a safe space free from judgment and shame

  • Empathy- Being an active and compassionate listener

  • Courage- Taking emotional risks to tell your story with openness and vulnerability

  • Service- Using positions of authority and leadership to give power to others

  • Accountability- Owning the positive and negative consequences of our actions

  • Diversity- Viewing differences in perspective, beliefs, culture and history as wholeness vital to individual and societal growth

  • Hope- Choosing to see the world for its possibilities and potential

  • Community- Sharing work, joys, and struggles together whenever possible