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Each year, Dayton Live’s Education & Engagement team offers one or more in-depth education projects at no charge to participants. Each project is designed with a particular performance and/or theme in mind so the experience has a lasting effect on the community.

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Gary Minyard

Vice President – Education & Engagement
937-228-7591, ext. 3034


Support Performing Arts Education

Join a growing community of arts enthusiasts who support Dayton Live’s incredible arts education programs. As an arts donor you will enjoy benefits like: being invited to private events, gaining exclusive 24-hour access to tickets prior to general release and having a profound impact on the future of the arts in our community!


Visual Voices 2020

Creating opportunities for our community to participate in deep and meaningful programming is at the heart of Dayton Live’s Education & Engagement Department’s mission. We believe the arts change lives and transform communities. By offering our community members many different ways to connect, Dayton Live hopes to provoke inspirational conversations, deep self-reflection, and inspired celebration in Dayton. Visit our Visual Voices page for more information.

Skyscraper View At The Top (Dave Chappelle) by Abner Cope
Chest Up, Stomach In (Nozipo Glenn) by Shon Curtis
Dr. John Thomas Webb by Lois Fortson Kirk
Attorney By Design (Michael L. Wright) by James Pate
A Mother’s Inspiration, A Son’s Adoration (Matilda Dunbar) by Yvette Walker Dalton