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Thank you for your interest in supporting The Theatre School!


Donations from alumni, friends, corporations and foundations fund scholarships and programs that support and enhance the mission of the school to provide the highest level of conservatory theatre training in the country to a diverse student body. Your gift is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Our students, faculty and staff are very grateful for your gift to the scholarship fund or specific programs of the school.

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LIGHTS UP!, our annual fundraiser, is an evening of entertainment with all proceeds directly benefitting The Theatre School Scholarship Fund. 

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Annual Scholarship & Distinguished Alumni Awards

This annual fall event recognizes the donors and recipients of named scholarships for that academic year. Students are selected by the faculty for outstanding dedication to their work and field of study.  Donors are recognized for their ongoing commitment to our students and for making these scholarships possible.  This event also recognizes an alumnus of The Theatre School for their contributions to the entertainment profession and beyond. 

The 2023-2024 Scholarship Award event was held on Friday, November 22, 2023, and the Distinguished Alumni Award was presented to Heather Gilbert, MFA Lighting Design, class of 1997. 

2023-2024 Scholarship Awards Recipient List.pdf

2022-2023 Scholarship Awards Recipient List.pdf

2021-2022 Scholarship Awards Recipient List.pdf

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The Office of Advancement may be reached at This site contains information about all aspects of giving to the University and The Theatre School. This site will also direct you to a secure link, where you can make your gift and designate it for the program or funding initiative of your choice.

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