We the members of this organization believe that the performing arts in Trinidad and Tobago and its practitioners have intrinsic, social, cultural and economic value both locally and on the world stage; that a professional career in the performing arts in Trinidad and Tobago is viable and should be encouraged; that technological integration, innovation, increased visibility, accessibility, and greater collaboration among stakeholder groups will result in a more robust and sustainable performing arts sector; and that everyone, regardless of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, geographic location, country of origin, level of education or professional development belong within our fraternity.