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Entertaining Diverse Audiences,

    Educating Promising Youth,

        Enriching Our Community 

Provides platforms for theatre, dance and other creative expressions from an African American perspective that heighten the social and cultural awarness of it's audiences.

Our goal this year is to raise $10,000.00 to support The Black Rep Education Department’s
• Touring Shows
• Student Matinees
• The Professional Intern Program
• Children’s Acting Classes
Summer Performing Arts Program

Did You Know...?

    Educating Promising Youth,

Youth who are exposed to the arts show:

  • Higher academic achievement

  • Stronger self-esteem

  • A strong capacity for self-assessment

  • Better ability to plan and work for a future goal

Intergenerational Matinees occur on Wednesday mornings during the mainstage season.Each season about 4,000 young people, from school around the area are able to experience live mainstage theatre to enhance their education.

Entertaining Diverse Audiences,

Youth who study the arts are:
• 4 times more likely to get
academic awards
• 3 times more likely to be a class officer
• 3 times more likely to win a school attendance award
• 4 times more likely to win a
writing award
• Significantly higher scores in
creative thinking, fluency, and

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The Rosalyn Madden Put A Child In A Seat Campaign is bringing theatre experiences to the young people of the community through the Vivian Crane Memorial Scholarship Fund. 

The Professional Intern Program

provides professional work experience and training opportunities for college graduates and early career professionals in acting and theatre administration.  The Black Rep acting interns staff the Professional Touring Company during the school year, conduct workshops and residencies, assist with marketing and development activities and are ambassadors to the broader community.

Enriching Our Community