Kids Theater Scholarship at the A.R.T.

The Harvard Ed Portal, in partnership with the American Repertory Theater, sponsors scholarships for Allston-Brighton youth to participate in the A.R.T.'s Kids Company programs! Students aged 5-13 who live or go to school in Allston-Brighton are eligible and encouraged to apply. No prior theater experience is needed. Weekly online classes are offered for ages 5-7, 8-10 and 11-13 years old.

Harvard invites individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities to be part of our community. BIPOC and/or LGBTQIA people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Scholarship Details

Application Deadline: The application deadline has passed. Please check back soon for more information about the next application cycle.

Eligible: Students aged 5-13 who live or go to school in Allston-Brighton. No prior theater experience is needed. Weekly online classes are offered for ages 5-7, 8-10 and 11-13 years old.

What: Designed and led by teaching artists from the American Repertory Theater, each week will feature a mix of storytelling, movement, performance, and crafting activities meant to introduce theater skills, and awareness of the actor’s toolkit: body, mind, voice, and imagination. Instructors will teach in real time via Zoom and each class includes craft project supply kits with how-to videos for tactile, self-paced learning off-screen.

Where: The scholarship is offered for youth to participate in the American Repertory Theater's Kids Company programs.

Cost: The scholarship covers the cost of the full cost of registration and materials for the series.

Process: Open to all eligible candidates regardless of income. The application process is simple and takes about 5 minutes.

Partners: American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University is a leading force in the American theater, producing groundbreaking work that is driven by risk-taking, artistic inquiry, and passionate inquiry.

Please Note: Access to internet and a video-enabled device for Zoom are required, however, the Ed Portal can assist with access to technology if needed. Recipients must commit to attending all eight classes.

For curriculum or program questions, contact education@amrep.org

Child participating in virtual art program via iPad

Application

Application Deadline:
The application deadline has passed. Please check back soon for more information about the next application cycle.