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OUR MISSION

Public Works Dallas creates ambitious works of participatory theater through long term partnerships city wide.

ENGAGE

Partnerships + collaborations are the bedrock of Public Works Dallas. Deep and sustained relationships with organizations and individuals who share our collective vision.

ENTERTAIN

Producing the highest quality works of participatory theater with members of our diverse community.

INSPIRE

Building community through theater to revitalize civic life and stir our collective imaginations. Theater at the heart of every community, community at the heart of every theater.

DALLAS THEATER CENTER

will engage, entertain, and inspire our diverse community by creating experiences that stimulate new ways of thinking and living. We will do this by consistently producing plays, educational programs, and other initiatives that are of the highest quality and reach the broadest possible constituency.

TEAM MEMBERS

STEPHANIE CLEGHORN JASSO

Public Works Dallas Manager

MARÍA CALDERÓN

Public Works Dallas Community Liaison

STEPHANIE CLEGHORN JASSO

Public Works Dallas Manager

MARÍA CALDERÓN

Public Works Dallas Community Liaison

OUR VALUES

LISTENING

Asking clarifying questions, making curated responses.

LONGITUDINAL INVESTMENT

Every person is a long term partnership.

LISTENING

Asking clarifying questions, making curated responses.

Asking clarifying questions, making curated responses.

All parties gain respect and benefit from this process.

AMBITION

Pursuing artistic excellence.

RADICAL HOSPITALITY & INCLUSION

Offering joyful support to each other.

PUBLIC ARTISTS

HASSAN EL-AMIN

Former BRAC member. Hassan has taught at Beckley Saner Rec Center.

ACE ANDERSON

BRAC Member. Ace has taught at Literacy Instruction for Texas.

TIANA KAYE BLAIR

BRAC Member. Tiana has taught at Janie C Turner Recreation Center.

OLIVIA DE GUZMAN

SMU Grad student. Olivia has taught at Jubilee Park & Community Center

IVAN JASSO

PWD Public Artist. Ivan has taught at the Bachman Lake Together Family Center.

CHRISTOPHER LEW “CLEW”

Former PWD Program Coordinator. Clew has taught at Literacy Instruction for Texas

LYDIA MACKAY

PWD Public Artist. Lydia has taught at Literacy Achieves.

LIZ MIKEL

BRAC Member. Liz has taught at Beckley Saner Rec Center.

OMAR PADILLA

PWD Public Artist. Omar has taught at the Bachman Lake Together Family Center.

CHRISTOPHER LLEWYN RAMIREZ

BRAC Member. Christopher has taught at Jubilee Park & Community Center

TIFFANY SOLANO DESENA

BRAC Member. Tiffany has taught at Janie C Turner Recreation Center.

SALLY NYSTUEN VAHLE

BRAC Member. Sally led the workshops at Literacy Achieves.

HASSAN EL-AMIN

Former BRAC member. Hassan has taught at Beckley Saner Rec Center.

ACE ANDERSON

BRAC Member. Ace has taught at Literacy Instruction for Texas.

TIANA KAYE BLAIR

BRAC Member. Tiana has taught at Janie C Turner Recreation Center.

OLIVIA DE GUZMAN

SMU Grad student. Olivia has taught at Jubilee Park & Community Center

IVAN JASSO

PWD Public Artist. Ivan has taught at the Bachman Lake Together Family Center.

CHRISTOPHER LEW “CLEW”

Former PWD Program Coordinator. Clew has taught at Literacy Instruction for Texas

LYDIA MACKAY

PWD Public Artist. Lydia has taught at Literacy Achieves.

LIZ MIKEL

BRAC Member. Liz has taught at Beckley Saner Rec Center.

OMAR PADILLA

PWD Public Artist. Omar has taught at the Bachman Lake Together Family Center.

CHRISTOPHER LLEWYN RAMIREZ

BRAC Member. Christopher has taught at Jubilee Park & Community Center

TIFFANY SOLANO DESENA

BRAC Member. Tiffany has taught at Janie C Turner Recreation Center.

SALLY NYSTUEN VAHLE

BRAC Member. Sally led the workshops at Literacy Achieves.

Public Works Dallas Needs YOU!
Don't just experience joy - GIVE joy.

Producing a Public Works Dallas show is the culmination of 9 months of workshops, 6 weeks of rehearsal, and years of planning. BUT, we can’t possibly pull this off without your support. Please consider making a gift to show your support.

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