News release from the Embassy Theatre:
SCORE! musical theater summer workshop now enrolling
Scholarships available with support from PNC Bank
(April 1, 2016) – The Embassy Theatre is pleased to announce open enrollment for its summer SCORE! 2016 program for middle-school students, including two scholarship opportunities. In its fourth year, the three-week intensive musical theater workshop immerses students in all elements of theater.
The two types of scholarships, made possible by support from PNC Bank, will allow two students to enroll in the workshop with full tuition covered. Students who have completed grades 6, 7 or 8 and who have not previously participated in the SCORE! program, are encouraged to apply for either a need-based or a talent-based scholarship. Scholarship applications will be accepted until April 30. To apply online, please visit.
“The Embassy Theatre is a shining example of our city’s vibrant arts and drama scene,” said Doug Wood, PNC regional president for northern Indiana. “We are excited to once again support a program that brings lasting educational experiences to young ones in our city.”
The SCORE! 2016 workshop will take place from July 11-31. During the three weeks, the students will incorporate play-writing, drama, music, production and technical arts culminating with a performance on the legendary Embassy stage
“The SCORE! program has inspired hundreds of students to explore their inner artistic potential,” said Rebecca Reader, Embassy education manager. “PNC’s ongoing commitment to Fort Wayne’s arts and cultural scene is a terrific example of corporate and community organizations coming together for the betterment of our youth.”
Up to 25 students can enroll in the SCORE! Program. Tuition is $550. Enrollment is currently open at www.fwembassytheatre.org.
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About the Embassy Theatre
Built in 1928, the historic Embassy Theatre features national productions from the Broadway stage, concerts of all musical formats, cinema, educational programming and a continued commitment to young people. For more information, visit www.fwembassytheatre.org.