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Give to Arts Education

Dayton Live Education & Engagement programming is rich, diverse, and growing by the minute! Dayton Live is committed to offering an excellent arts education experience that is available and affordable for everyone.

An Americans for the Arts 2018 public opinion poll found that Americans “believe that the arts promote personal well-being, help us understand other cultures in our community, and are essential to a well-rounded K-12 education.” Your gift can go directly to fund the programming and initiatives of your choice. Simply select the arts education program and click donate.

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Paula McLaughlin

Manager – Individual Giving & Donor Relations
paula.mclaughlin@daytonlive.org
937-228-7591, ext. 3018

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School Day Shows – Discovery Series

Our Discovery Series presents school-day fieldtrips to carefully selected shows designed to enhance what children are learning in school.

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Sensory-Friendly Programming

Our sensory-friendly performances and classes are designed for children and young adults with an autism spectrum disorder, other sensory processing diagnoses, and other special needs.

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Camps, Classes & Intensives

Our student and preprofessional camps, intensives and classes are for children and young adults who want to get creative and explore the world of theatre!

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Teen Programs

From Broadway Summer Camps to After-School Intensives to our Teen Usher & Ambassador Program, we offer so many opportunities for high school students!

Performers at the Miami Valley High School Theatre Awards

Miami Valley High School Theatre Awards

You can help support area high school plays, musicals, students, and educators!