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AMERICAN THEATRE | Kids’s Theatre of Cincinnati Broadcasts JumpStart Companions

AMERICAN THEATRE | Kids’s Theatre of Cincinnati Broadcasts JumpStart Companions


A JumpStart Program showcase for the 2022-23 tutorial yr. (Photograph by Mikki Schaffner.)

CINCINNATI: The Kids’s Theatre of Cincinnati (TCT) has introduced that three faculties will participate of their new JumpStart Theatre Program. The theatre has adopted the three-year program created by the Academic Theatre Affiliation (EdTA), in collaboration with iTheatrics and Music Theatre Worldwide.

TCT will start working with Batavia Center College, Shroder Excessive College, and Covedale Elementary College within the 2023-24 faculty yr.

“We’re thrilled to welcome our JumpStart Theatre associate faculties for the 2023-24 faculty yr,” TCT managing director and CEO Kim Kern stated in a press release. “TCT has seen over 10 faculties full this program and construct their theatre applications into self-sustaining entities. We’re so excited to see the momentum of this program and to work alongside the Academic Theatre Affiliation to proceed the expansion regionally whereas they develop the attain and impression nationally.”

Every faculty will obtain coaching and mentorship alternatives and manufacturing assist for a full-scale present. The three-year program may even permit academics to take part in skilled growth “boot camps” in musical theatre manufacturing. Moreover, TCT and the EdTA will host an annual showcase, bringing all individuals collectively to share their work.

The Kids’s Theatre of Cincinnati is the oldest kids’s theatre within the nation. The corporate educates, entertains, and engages audiences of all ages by productions and humanities training programming, reaching over 200,000 individuals within the area every season. As of 2022, the theatre had a price range of roughly $8.9 million.

The Academic Theatre Affiliation’s mission is to offer all college students with equitable entry to high quality theatre training. The JumpStart Theatre Program creates sustainable theatre arts applications in center faculty that didn’t beforehand have theatre training alternatives. The three-year program helps faculty develop future self-sustaining applications.

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