Help American Stage “Raise the Curtain” for youth education!


American Stage Education continuously aims to provide opportunities for creative, intellectual, and emotional growth through inclusive and accessible programs that are transformative for students and communities.

Thank you for joining us this summer in ensuring that our local youth receive access to a quality arts education, regardless of circumstances.

Your tax-deductible gift makes a tangible difference in the lives of Tampa Bay students by:

Supporting one month’s wages for our professional School Tour actors, who perform for up to 20,000 students in Pinellas & Hillsborough County elementary schools each year (the largest audience of any American Stage production!).

Providing pay for 1 professional actor over the entire 10-week School Tour.

Providing a full house of subsidized tickets for a Student Matinee — a field trip for local middle and/or high school students to experience one of our Mainstage plays and participate in a chatback with the cast and crew.

Allowing for up to 30 students to actively participate in creating and performing theatre, by employing a Teaching Artist to lead an in-school residency such as our Write On! Drama Club or Playwriting Outreach Program.

Helping to make professional development in theatre accessible and inclusive by subsidizing housing costs for an American Stage apprentice, a young professional committed to working and learning with American Stage for a full season.

Empowering young people with inclusive quality arts education by providing financial aid for our Summer Theatre Programs, such as our 1-week Summer Camp sessions in acting, playwriting, voice, and more.

Providing 1 week of lunches for 3 Summer Camp financial aid recipients, making a quality arts education accessible to students and families in need. 

$20 / month
Providing ongoing support for our Education & Outreach Programs, empowering young people to be bolder, wiser, and more compassionate on stage and in life. Monthly giving supports the American Stage School Tour, Summer Theatre Programs, residencies in public schools, and our Sponsor-A-Student financial aid program.


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Featuring a robust array of productions, classes and events year-round that appeal to our diverse community, American Stage’s programming:

  • Connects artists and audiences to the best of professional live theatre.
  • Inspires us to be adventurous, bold, thoughtful and innovative.
  • Features quality productions of the most powerful stories of the moment and the most defining stories from our past.
  • Asks compelling questions and engages one another in conversation.
  • Unites our community in the shared experience of being human.
  • Shapes the future of Tampa Bay. Theatre arts education and outreach develop young people as individuals, while also cultivating an engaged community and a creative and competent workforce.

Please consider making a tax-deductible gift to American Stage or setting up a recurring donation to give year-round.
Together, we’ll keep sharing connection and unity with POWERFUL STORIES, BOLDLY TOLD.

Gifts of any size are welcome, but an annual contribution of $100 or more will be recognized through our Annual Fund membership program.

American Stage is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization; Federal ID #59-1777189.
501(c)(3) TAX EXEMPT

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