To celebrate the artistic expressiveness of Asian and American theatre artists under the highest standards of professional theatre and professional productions;
To encourage the production of new plays, especially those with contemporary Asian American themes;
To draw upon the unique heritage of Asian Americans by utilizing the style, music and movement of Asian performing arts traditions in order to explore new theatrical forms;
To nurture emerging Asian American talent through professionally led workshops and on-the-job training;
To introduce Asian American Theatre to the general theatre-going public as well as the differently-abled; to deepen the appreciation and understanding of Asian American cultural heritage.