The mission of Charleston Stage is to produce live theatre of the highest caliber focusing on plays which excite and inspire the imagination, and include indigenous and original works that celebrate the rich heritage and history of the South Carolina Lowcountry. Charleston Stage celebrates the spirit of discovery by providing a collaborative learning environment in which theatre professionals share their talents with the young people, teachers and schools in the community, and inspire participants to celebrate their own creativity.

A Statement of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Charleston Stage is committed to building a creative and dynamic workplace that celebrates individual differences and treats everyone with fairness and respect. Equity, Diversity and Inclusion are important to Charleston Stage as we believe that the unique perspectives and experiences from throughout our diverse community are invaluable to achieving our mission of bringing inspiring live theatre and enriching education opportunities to all members of our community. Charleston Stage does not discriminate in practices or employment opportunities on the basis of an individual’s race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local regulations.

Charleston Stage Vision Statement

Charleston Stage's vision is to be Charleston and South Carolina's leading professional theater company, engaging the broad community through high quality productions, with leading artists, and excellent production values. We aim to be recognized for offering the community access to theater through education and outreach programs which engage and excite youth and adults alike.


  • Teamwork
  • Excellence
  • Creativity
  • Leadership
  • Cooperation


Core Competencies

  • Capable and committed leadership
  • Qualified administrative, artistic and technical staff
  • Successful staging and presenting of theatrical productions
  • Problem solving skills
  • Exceptional community relations