To offer existing and potential BIPOC investors, producers, artists & theater-makers opportunities to participate in the financing and producing of projects; fostering more equitable, diverse, and inclusionary representation in the commercial industry of the arts & entertainment.
To disrupt and change the opaque norms of the commercial producing industry in NYC (and beyond), as well as distribute power and influence across the field.
To cultivate and support BIPOC investors and producers as well as BIPOC-led projects and initiatives.
The organization’s stakeholders will be primarily from BIPOC communities to address the data from the AAPAC Visibility Report: 93.6% of producers on Broadway identified as white in the 2018-19 Broadway season. We're here to respond to this data.
The Industry Standard Group operates on an equitable fund model with major decisions of the funds’ involvement on projects determined by the very membership itself.
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