Our work builds empathy and understanding, connecting diverse people and communities. We strive to build and empower a citizenry that can tackle big questions with deep understanding, breadth of perspectives, and shared humanity.
Since 2002, we've produced dozens of world, regional, and local premieres, hundreds of live and virtual events, and created opportunities for artists and audiences of diverse backgrounds to see themselves represented and/or find themselves in someone else’s story. Silk Road Rising extends our mission off stage to provide engaging school and community programs that inspire meaningful dialogue and generate greater understanding within and between our diverse communities.
Silk Road Rising’s work is organized around 6 key pillars:
Discover a few of our newest initiatives that exemplify Silk Road Rising’s mission below.