About Selah Theatre Project
; Theatre On Purpose
Our vision is to enlighten, empower, and unite people through the arts to build a stronger, kinder, and more creative community.
We believe that theatre is an impactful artistic medium that encourages reflection and conversation. Our mission is to bring diversified community voices to the stage, encouraging audiences to "pause and think".
Artistic Excellence: We produce professional- quality theatre that inspires and challenges our audiences. We strive to be recognized regionally as an exceptional arts organization.
Community Service: We are committed to uniting our community by serving our neighbors.
Accessibility: We are committed to being economically and physically accessible to audiences, students, and artists. We pursue programs that attract under-represented talent and actively work to reach an economically and ethnically diverse audience and to make our spaces and our productions accessible to people of all abilities.
Education: We are committed to training and supporting the next generation of theatre artists. We offer arts education programs that promote lifelong learning.
Financial Responsibility: We are dedicated to creating a thriving, fiscally sound arts organization that will serve our community for generations.
Welcome: We joyfully welcome people of all sizes, all colors, all ages, all religions, all beliefs, and all cultures.
Selah Theatre Project is 501(c)(3), not-for-profit organization located in Winchester, Virginia. Executive Director La Tasha Do’zia produced the company's first children’s show in 2012 with a small budget, but lots of support from family and friends. Selah Theatre Project has since become the leading year-round dramatic arts education programming in the northern Shenandoah Valley.
Selah Theatre Project offers pre-professional theatrical training for teens and theatre classes for kids of all ages. We provide affordable artistic opportunities to students regardless of ability to pay. Selah Theatre Project invests in brave theatrical works, supports creative growth, and celebrates excellence to bring inclusive stories to the Shenandoah Valley through theatre. Founded in 2011, Shenandoah Theatre Project has spent a decade using theatre to bring diversified community voices to the stage, encouraging audiences to "pause and think". We produce 8 seasonal productions involving: Selah Teen Ensemble, Selah Young Actors Ensemble, and Community Theatre Ensemble.