Support Arts Education

As Dayton’s premier presenting organization, Dayton Live is committed to providing education programming that is inclusive and accessible to participants in the entire region. We are committed to removing barriers to provide lasting impact of the arts in our community. Your support ensures that we can fulfill our mission and lay the foundation for future generations of artists.

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Michelle Novak

Manager – Foundations & Grants

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Mike Rogers

Chief Development Officer

Donate via mail:
Dayton Live
Attn: Development
138 North Main Street
Dayton, Ohio 45402

Students waiting for a performance to begin at the Schuster Center

Discovery Series

Our Discovery Series presents school-day fieldtrips to carefully selected shows designed to enhance and supplement in school curriculum.

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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


The Miami Valley High School Theatre Awards and Awards Showcase (MVHSTAs) celebrate, support, and advocate for high school theatre education throughout the Miami Valley region.

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