WHO WE ARE
WHO WE ARE
National Queer Theater is an innovative theater collective dedicated to celebrating the brilliance of generations of LGBTQ artists and providing a home for unheard storytellers and activists. By serving our elders, youth, and working professionals, NQT creates a more just future through radical and evocative theater experiences and free community classes.
The National Queer Theater Mainstage produces new plays by, for, and with
Mainstage productions are developed by a community of professional LGBTQ artists in pursuit of artistic excellence and social justice through positive representation.
Through post-show discussions with the artists, they activate audiences to create change in their communities through civic engagement.
National Queer Theater partners with community-based nonprofit organizations serving marginalized LGBTQ communities.
Our programs aim to include the HIV+ community and empower youth, elders, activists, and educators through the transformative power of theater.
These programs include workshops, classes, and long-term residencies led by expert
National Queer Theater invests in supporting early-career LGBTQ playwrights through developmental readings, staged readings, and public workshop productions.
These early stage programs help playwrights develop their work to become more effective advocates and artists in the cultural sector.
The program also promotes the creation of new plays by writers of marginalized backgrounds to diversify the theatrical landscape.
National Queer Theater works tirelessly to support queer communities through social justice-based performing arts programming, but we cannot operate without the kindness of people like you.
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