The Marlowe
Our vision, mission and commitments

Our vision, mission and commitments

Our Vision is for a Kent that is thriving, creative, connected, confident and compassionate.

Our Mission is to be Kent’s engine house for the performing arts, shaping the spirit of our region.

Our Commitments

To Our Audiences & Communities

  • We will present and make theatre and live performance of the highest quality
  • We will reflect the society we live in through the relevance and diversity of our programme
  • We will provide a welcoming, inclusive and safe space for all our communities
  • We will provide opportunities for all ages to participate, co-create and learn
  • We will celebrate our region’s heritage and potential

To Our Staff & Industry

  • We will create an inclusive environment which values diversity
  • We will be a training organisation committed to developing the skills of our staff and industry and sharing best practice
  • We will create a sustainable model for regional theatre which combines the most successful aspects of the commercial and subsidised sectors
  • We will extend our reach and reputation locally, regionally and nationally

To Artists

  • As Kent’s engine house for the performing arts we will respond to the cultural landscape and the needs of regional artists
  • We will work together with artists and companies who share our commitment to audiences
  • We will support artists at different stages of their career
  • We will encourage, collaborate and invest in new work

To The Next Generation

  • We will develop the creative lives of young people in our region
  • We will inspire a lifelong love of theatre
  • We will develop the skills of young people as co-creators, participants, advocates and leaders
  • We will bring together young people, artists and theatre makers to inspire each other
  • We will take transformational action to reduce our environmental impact