Code of Conduct

Our Pledge

We as members, contributors, and leaders pledge to make participation in our community a positive and harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of age, body size, visible or invisible disability, ethnicity, sex characteristics, gender identity and expression, level of experience, education, socio-economic status, nationality, personal appearance, race, religion, or sexual identity and orientation.

We pledge to act and interact in ways that contribute to an open, welcoming, diverse, inclusive, and healthy community.

Our Standards

Examples of behavior that contributes to a positive environment for our community include:

Examples of unacceptable behavior include:

Enforcement Responsibilities

We work together to promote an environment where it feels safe to speak up and where reminders to maintain a positive and respectful community are welcome.

Theatre@First's elected leaders are responsible for clarifying and enforcing our standards of acceptable behavior and will take appropriate and fair corrective action in response to any behavior that they deem inappropriate, threatening, offensive, or harmful as outlined in this Code of Conduct, and will communicate reasons for decisions when appropriate.


This Code of Conduct applies within all community spaces, and also applies when an individual is officially representing the community in public spaces.

Examples of representing our community include:


Anyone who experiences or witnesses behavior that violates this Code of Conduct is encouraged to report it to the leadership team (Stage Manager, Director, Producer, Technical Director) of your show and/or one of Theatre@First’s elected leaders. You may use this form to submit a report to the Artistic Director. Reports will be handled according to our Resolution Process

All Theatre@First leaders are obligated to respect the privacy and security of anyone reporting an incident.