The vision of the AmaZing Theatre Company, Inc. is to sustain the tradition of theater in the African American community by presenting culturally relevant, life-inspiring and historically important events.
AmaZing Theatre believes that drama is a powerful medium for teaching and learning about the history and cultural nuances that are the foundation of African Americans.
The Theatre's mission is to create performing arts opportunities of social significance for the Black/African American community. To ensure that our productions tell not only the Black/African American story, we partner with other ethnic groups to share and bring together a world view. With this ideology the AmaZing Theatre contributes to community theater by:
AmaZing Theatre (formerly, Heralds of Hope Theatre Company) was founded in 2005 by Dorothy Phaire and Charles (Mickey) Daye as an outgrowth of their work at the Sharp Street United Methodist Church in Sandy Springs, Maryland. It was subsequently incorporated in 2008 as a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization in the State of Maryland. In 2020, the name was changed to better reflect the vitality in the theatre’s approach to providing the communities it serves with premium productions. AmaZing Theatre's name, website, and logo are designed to reflect action, dynamism, and inclusivity.
While seeking to achieve our vision and mission, the Theatre strives to adhere to the values: