Students who took four years of arts classes in high school scored an average of 92 points higher on their SATs than students who took only one half year or less.
The College Board
98% of school administrators believe that theatre programs strengthen student’s critical thinking, collaboration, communication, and leadership skills.
EdTA-Utah State University Survey of Theatre Education Programs in U.S. High Schools
Only 28% of public high schools in high poverty areas offer theatre instruction.
National Center for Education Statistics
“We feel that it is important young teachers have the best possible university preparation. By giving three future theatre educator scholarships annually, we hope to impact not only future theatre teachers but future theatre students, keeping our art alive and vital.”
— Bob and Marti Fowler, theatre educators