History

Second Generation Theatre is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Buffalo, NY. Founded in 2013 by Kelly Copps, Kristin Bentley, and Arin Lee Dandes, SGT creates quality theatrical experiences that appeal to an emerging generation of theatre goers. By building on Buffalo’s strong theatrical roots, we strive to continue the area’s tradition of great theatre for generations to come.

Mission

To create powerful theatrical experiences that speak to and unite a community of diverse backgrounds, and to continually cultivate appreciation and understanding in audiences of all generations through education and engagement.

Vision

To blend experience and innovation to create theatrical experiences that enlighten, entertain, and unite the community.

 

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION STATEMENT

Second Generation Theatre (SGT) strives to be a diverse, inclusive, and equitable organization, where all employees and volunteers feel valued and respected regardless of their gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, sexual orientation or identity, education, or disability.CLICK HERE to read our full statement.

Arin Lee Dandes

Co-Founder

Kristin Bentley

Executive Director

Kelly Copps

Artistic Director

Kate Boswell

Literary Director