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The Educational Theatre Foundation (ETF) is the premier international voice in theatre education, with dramatic reach and influence. By partnering with ETF, you share the vision to make theatre education available to all students at all levels of learning. Your tax-deductible gift will provide a valuable theatre experience to our students and educators.

When you give to the Educational Theatre Foundation, you support:

  • Providing access to theatre education for all students.
  • Improving the educational experiences of all students.
  • Enriching the adult lives and careers of today’s children.

Research shows that theatre education:

  • Improves teamwork, creativity, memory, and language skills.
  • Lowers dropout rates among at-risk youth.
  • Correlates to greater success in math and reading for many students.
A group of Thespians from Edina High School, just outside of Minneapolis, MN perform together on stage at the International Thespian Festival.

A group of Thespians from Edina High School, just outside of Minneapolis, MN, perform together on stage at the International Thespian Festival, where they received a standing ovation from Thespians across the country.