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Ms. Delisi from Monrovia CA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Amplifying Student Voice in the Theater

Help me give my students new microphones and lighting so that they can thrill our audiences with their star quality.

  • $1,950 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are so excited to be able to showcase their hidden talents in musical theater by participating in Disney's "The Lion King Kids." We are a low-income school with a high population of English Learners. For many of our students being part of the cast is their first experience in participating in a musical production as the affordability of taking singing, dancing or acting lessons is outside what their families can provide.

We believe students thrive when they are encouraged to express themselves in the arts.

Performing in a Disney Musical in School's production is the opportunity of a lifetime. We cannot wait to see the reaction of our audience when the curtain opens and our voices join in chorus.

My Project

As an up and coming school of the arts, the students at our elementary will benefit from the new technology growing in theater arts. Microphones and LED lighting are just some examples that will grow students' understanding of combining technology and performing. Microphones are essential in amplifying the students' voices so the audience will hear their singing, dialogue, and sound effects. LED lighting will create an ambiance emphasizing their performance, while captivating the audience's eye. Students will feel confident and excited to participate in the musical theater project with true to life theater technology.

This production will be viewed as a professional learning experience for all students involved and the equipment will last for years to come.

Hundreds of students will benefit from these materials and thousands of people in the audience will appreciate the hard work of the actors and singers on stage.

Ms. Delisi
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ADJ Products Mega Flat pak Plus LED Lighting • Amazon Business $348.99 1 $348.99
GTD Audio 4x800 Selectable Frequency Channels UHF Diversity Wireless Lavalier (Lapel) Headset Microphone Mic System 787 (4 Lavalier mics) • Amazon Business $299.95 1 $299.95
GTD Audio 4x800 Selectable Frequency Channels UHF Diversity Wireless Lavalier (Lapel) Headset Microphone Mic System 787 (4 Lavalier mics) • Amazon Business $299.95 1 $299.95
TK26251562T EMT Galvanized Steel Conduit with Set Screw Coupling Trade Size 1-12 Nominal Length 10 ft. • Grainger $24.15 10 $241.50
TK26251561T 20 ft. Grade 30 Straight Chain 316 Trade Size 800 lb. Working Load Limit For Lifting No • Grainger $38.34 3 $115.02
Accu cable Supply Eccom-6 Iec Cable Male To Female 6 Ft Long • Amazon Business $5.74 18 $103.32
TK26251583T Threaded Quick LinkZinc • Grainger $2.08 20 $41.60
Accu-Cable Iec Male To Iec Female Power Link Cable (Eccom-3) 3Ft • Amazon Business $3.99 5 $19.95

Materials cost

$1,470.28

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$134.53

3rd party payment processing fee

$22.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,656.86

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$292.39

Total project goal

$1,949.25

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,949.25

12 Donors

-$923.68

Donations toward project cost

-$849.43

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.25

match offer

-$949.92

Match offer toward project cost

-$807.43

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$142.49

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$75.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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