Corporate Support and Partnerships

Help Enhance School Theatre

School theatre enhances academic excellence and builds professional skills such as collaboration, communication, creativity, and critical thinking, which are essential for tomorrow’s workforce. By becoming a corporate partner, your company or organization helps the Educational Theatre Foundation (ETF) expand access to school theatre for all students.

Ways To Partner With ETF

  • Underwrite a program
  • Sponsor an event

For more information on partnering with ETF, contact Vice President of Development Marion Combs or call 513.977.5539.

According to Theatre Forward’s 2015 study “Unmasking Business Success,” 92% of business executives feel that young people lack the 21st century skills essential for entering and succeeding in the workforce. More than half of participating executives felt that exposure to the arts could greatly improve workplace readiness in young people

COLLABORATION

79% of executives say the arts strengthen a child’s ability to work with others

COMMUNICATION

69% of executives say the arts improve a child’s nonverbal communication skills

CREATIVITY

85% of executives say the arts cultivate a child’s creativity

CRITICAL THINKING

78% of executives say the arts encourage focus; 47% say the arts teach problem-solving skills

“This next world where machines are replacing people and technology is replacing humans and basic activities, like math can be much better done by a machine than a person. If you can’t move people emotionally, if you can’t convince, if you can’t feel or be felt, you’re not going to have a future.”

— Luis Ubiñas, Advisor, Investor and Corporate Board Member