As the premier non-profit professional theater in the western suburbs, First Folio’s mission is to present intimate productions of classic and contemporary works. By making our home in residence at Mayslake Peabody Estate, we create a unique theatrical experience that enriches the community.
Statement of Values
- We believe that theater is for everyone.
- We believe that theater must reflect and amplify diverse perspectives.
- We believe that equity, diversity, and inclusion make us better storytellers.
- We believe in supporting the creation and development of new work.
- We believe in developing the contributions and leadership of female-identifying and non-binary artists.
- We believe in amplifying the voices and experiences of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) and LGBTQIA artists and leaders.
- We believe in the necessity of an ongoing assessment of our progress as an organization.