Our Mission

Shop Floor Theatre Company in Flint


It’s important to us to be clear about what we do as we provide place based arts  to communities in need. This list details our recent initiatives that we need your participation in:

We are committed to creating socially engaged arts programming. We are committed to working with communities who have traditionally not had access to creating, producing, and experiencing live theatre. We value the role of the artist and citizen. 

Our Values

  • Working with under-served youth
  • Education and Outreach program
  • Engaging 10-15 year old's to create public service announcements
  • Apprentice Community Artist training program
  • Providing place based art in Flint MI

“Shop Floor Theatre has been a vital part of our district over the past two years”.

J.L. Talison, Ed.D

Superintendent Beecher Schools

"Working with Shop Floor is a match made in educational heaven.The arts have taken a beating as a result (of budget cuts), so one way to supplement the arts is to make these partnerships,  I think arts in the lives of young people is valuable."

H. Ford

9th Grade Academy Supervisor

The Lives We Impact


Using the Arts to  Engage Community

We exist to create original and transformative place based arts with and for people of all ages, experiences, and backgrounds. We use  community centered techniques to create work that encourages civic dialogue and engagement, and promotes social awareness.

"Thank you for all of your efforts throughout the community to build civic capacity and engage citizens in promoting positive change through place-based arts."

D. Walling

Mayor City of Flint

Shop Floor Theatre Company in Flint