Performing Arts Department Bias Reporting Procedure

Given the sensitive nature of issues surrounding bias reporting, we want students to have a choice in whom they confide.  Below you will find suggested pathways of communication to follow for reporting any problem or concern. 


University Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Bias Policy

The following policies apply to students, faculty and staff.

Abusive Conduct Policy

Washington University is committed to having a positive learning and working environment for its students, faculty and staff. All individuals have the right to enjoy an environment free from all forms of conduct that can be considered harassing, threatening or intimidating.

Student Policies

General Performing Arts Departmental Protocol

  • Contact your major/minor advisor when you have questions, concerns, or require assistance.
  • Call  314-935-5858 or stop by Mallinckrodt 312 to set up an appointment with the PAD Chair, Julia Walker
  • Join us for regularly scheduled PAD Equity Diversity and Inclusion Working Group meetings


Faculty/Guest Artist-directed Production Protocol

Contact any of the following:

  • Cast deputy (this is a cast member chosen by the company to serve as a representative of the cast)
  • Stage Manager
  • Director

Senior Project/Thesis Student-directed Production Protocol

Contact any of the following:

  • Stage Manager
  • Director
  • Project Faculty Adviser