Increasing Access to
Theatre in Schools

Building a global community of creative problem solvers, effective collaborators, and empathetic individuals through theatre

Our Mission & Goals

The Educational Theatre Foundation (ETF) is the philanthropic arm of the Educational Theatre Association (EdTA).

ETF advances the field of educational theatre by broadening representation and increasing access for all. ETF’s programs aim to support students, educators and the field at large by realizing three strategic goals:

  1. Subsidizing new, emerging, and underserved student theatre programs;
  2. Creating paths for theatre educators to develop new skills; and
  3. Commissioning research to showcase the value of a theatre education.

Our Corporate Supporters & Partners

Thank you to the corporations and organizations who support ETF's mission.
Alliance Theatre logo
Bodymics logo
Broadway Media logo
Concord Theatricals logo
Disney Live Entertainment logo
Ford Foundation logo
iTheatrics logo
La Jolla Playhouse logo
Music Theatre International logo
Ohio Arts Council logo
Playbillder logo
University of Michigan logo

Foundation News

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Join Our Cause

The Educational Theatre Foundation is committed to expanding access and inspiring excellence through the power of theatre in education. Your gift, regardless of the size, has a direct impact on every aspect of the foundation. From building programs where there were none, to supporting high-caliber theatre training, to recognizing student achievement, your generosity enables us fulfill our mission.