OSF's artistic director is a recipient of the Ivy Bethune Award for his efforts to support diversity and inclusion.
Posted: Tue Jan 23 23:21:33 PST 2018
Updated: Tue Jan 23 23:21:33 PST 2018
Posted By: Eliana Sheriff
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shakespeare festival pport diversity and inclusion in their hiring, casting, and producing. bill rauch, the artistic director, has been with osf for over 10 years. osf says they continue to prioritize diversity in their percent people of color which is a huge accomplishment, given where we are and what we typically see in theaters throughout the country." bill rauch says, "you don't think of oregon when you think of diversity in the united states and its been amazing to see actors of color and company members of color be welcomed by this community and feel at home." the ivy award is named in honor of actress and activist ivy bethune, a former equity councilor who has devoted more are than 80 years of her life to civil rights activism and equal opportunity