Important information from Solitary Carrot Theatre
January 25, 2023
Expensive mates and collaborators,
It is with a wave of advanced thoughts that right after 15 many years of joyfully serving Baltimore City and outside of with bold, transformative theatre and impactful, inspiring arts programming, Solitary Carrot Theatre has made a decision to shut at the end of the fiscal yr. Over the years, we have been honored by the unbelievable assistance we have gained from the folks of Baltimore and humbled by the expertise and partnership of hundreds of collaborating artists.
To team, artists, neighborhood companions, board members, and audiences, we are deeply grateful for the generosity, passion, knowledge and skills you have shared with us in excess of these quite a few decades. Fifteen many years is a good extensive operate, and we are very pleased of the inventive do the job we have introduced to this metropolis. We will dedicate much of our remaining time to celebrating our effects and legacy with all of you, so you should stay tuned on our web site and social media for more particulars to arrive.
Our good reasons for closing are elaborate, multi-faceted and layered. Main among the these is the natural migration of Single Carrot Theatre management, in the coinciding of the prepared departure of SCT’s 9 12 months tenured Inventive Director and the Govt Director’s transfer to a new sector. On top of that, compounding write-up-pandemic organizational worries have manufactured sustaining a theater of our dimensions ever far more challenging. These include things like troubles of staffing shortages and stretched human ability, minimal regional philanthropic methods, and the ever-raising price of sustaining dwell theatrical productions. For all those of you who are nevertheless asking why, a a lot more detailed point of view can be identified listed here on our internet site.
Higher than all we want to steward remaining money and our interactions with transparency and excellent religion. We are dedicated to closing ethically and responsibly and with a target on advocating for the remaining impressive and important arts companies in our neighborhood.
So what is upcoming?
- Our schooling applications will go on as a result of the stop of the university 12 months. Including working day camps during Baltimore Town experienced progress days and Spring Split.
- We are accumulating tales to rejoice our 15 12 months history to be shared on our web site and social media. Share your reminiscences by clicking listed here!
- We are advocating for a far more sustainable and nutritious arts sector and will be releasing a case review of SCT’s work.
- Keep tuned for a day and invitation to a mail-off bash this spring!
We are profoundly grateful to Baltimore for all you have carried out for us, particularly in the latest many years. Our mission will constantly be rooted in our philosophical basis – “The working day is coming when a solitary carrot freshly noticed, will established off a revolution.”
– The Carrots