Two Cincinnati area schools and one Atlanta school will receive $10,000 to participate in the second-year pilot phase of the Educational Theatre Foundation’s (ETF) Pathway program designed to foster racial
On April 5, Cincinnati area JumpStart Theatre schools performed in the annual showcase at Taft Theatre, capping off a 2021-22 program year that was still marked by pandemic-related obstacles, but
Educational funding of $49,750 Awarded to Students in Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Kansas, Missouri, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Virginia, Washington, and British Columbia The Educational Theatre Association annually recognizes student
In 2014, Marion Combs came out of retirement to become Vice President of Development at EdTA. That turned out to be a pivotal moment for the association — in the
Just as in Atlanta and other cities across the nation, the JumpStart Theatre program in San Diego is back in action after a pandemic-induced hiatus. In fact, all six regional
Elwood Hopkins is no stranger to the disadvantages faced by people of color living in America’s urban centers. In fact, he has pledged his career toward creating positive changes in
In February 2022, Tri-Cities High School VPA Magnet, Troupe #5392, in metro Atlanta performed Fela!, a musical that welcomes its audience into the extravagant, decadent, and rebellious world of Afrobeat legend
When someone with the star power of Michael James Scott (perhaps best known as Genie in Aladdin on Broadway) spends his one day off work to hop a flight from New York City to
Timothy Allen McDonald is the founder and CEO of iTheatrics, who strongly supports JumpStart Theatre. Student attendees of iTheatrics’ many Junior Theater Festivals are accustomed to beginning the weekend’s activities
Educational Theatre Foundation provides funding to help seven tri-state area theatre programs perform this spring Students at seven Cincinnati-area schools will be back on stage this spring thanks to special
Starting a school theatre program isn’t easy in the best of circumstances. That’s why ETF’s JumpStart Theatre program exists to build sustainable theatre programs in middle schools where there previously
Students in Atlanta and Cincinnati are the first recipients of a Pathway grant designed to harness the power of school theatre to build racial equity. Tri-Cities High School in the Atlanta metro area,
The Fiddler on the Roof Grant will be added to the 2021-2022 slate of grants available to schools to support their theatre programs. Funders Helene and Edward Cole share the Educational Theatre
As the 2020-21 school year draws to a close, it’s a good time to reflect on how the Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) has served our students and teachers. While no nonprofit has been untouched by the pandemic, EdTA operates at the intersection of three dramatically impacted industries: theatre, education, and live events. As such, this school year has been filled with challenges, change, and crisis.
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