We’re Ang and Grace—Griffin’s Sustainability Coordinators! Alongside working in our personal separate capacities on the firm, we head Inexperienced Griffin, which is our sustainability program devoted to pioneering extra environmentally pleasant insurance policies and practices in our theatre. It’s a brand new yr at Griffin, which for us means striving ever nearer to our dream of turning into carbon impartial. In case you’d wish to know the way you (sure, you!) might help with our objective… learn on!
Ang is Griffin’s Advertising Coordinator, which entails dreaming up content material concepts to enrich the exhibits in our 2022 Season, capturing video, writing scrumptious advertising and marketing copy (lots of which yow will discover on this very e-newsletter!), social media, interviews, graphic design and extra! It’s Ang’s 4 yr anniversary working for Griffin and she or he describes it as being like a pig in mud—being a playwright herself.
Grace is Griffin’s unimaginable Bar Supervisor and can be casually finishing her PhD within the meantime. In case you’ve been to the SBW Stables’ Penny Cook dinner Bar previously 5 years, Grace completely would have served you a drink. Frequent patrons would possibly see educational papers tucked beneath wine bottles that she is ready to learn after intermission!
Each of us work part-time at Griffin, which implies we’re capable of juggle a number of initiatives and passions—one among which is sustainability and its function in Australia’s theatre trade. Collectively, we based Inexperienced Griffin in 2019 and drafted a Sustainability Motion Plan which comprises a few of our priorities for the theatre. Since then, we’ve achieved all types of unimaginable objectives—together with transitioning from a paper ticketing system to a digital one, upgrading our theatre lighting to LEDs, creating recycling applications for our units, props and costumes, recycling and composting within the workplace, and inducting and advocating for sustainability with all incoming workers members.
Being lively on the sustainability entrance is vital to us and the entire Griffin household. Making sustainable decisions flows by way of to the artwork we make, the values we stay by, and gives a possible path ahead not only for our personal theatre, however for different firms too.
Our key goal in 2022 is for Griffin to turn out to be a carbon impartial organisation—and step one is to offset our carbon emissions whereas we work internally on decreasing our environmental affect as we transfer ahead.
Which is the place you are available in—we'd like your assist! We’re on the lookout for fellow inexperienced theatre lovers to donate towards our carbon neutrality mission. No quantity is simply too small, and it (actually) means the world to us. Reaching our goal of $3000 will offset Griffin’s carbon emissions for an entire yr! In case you’d wish to be an integral a part of the Inexperienced Griffin mission, e-mail Affiliate Producer, Growth Frankie Greene together with your curiosity and an concept of how a lot you’d wish to donate!
Thanks a lot for taking the time to study somewhat extra about Inexperienced Griffin—and the subsequent time you’re on the theatre, strike up a chat about sustainability, or maintain a watch out on our social media channels for extra Inexperienced Griffin updates!
With love and sustainability,
Ang & Grace