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Ms. Vaughn from Phoenix AZ is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Building a Theater Program

Help me give my students a great start to our theater program with a collection of royalty-free plays, and necessary equipment for the backstage running of our shows like the headsets for walkie talkies, and of course fog!

  • $182 goal

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My Students

My students attend a classical education public charter. Being a Title 1 school, our school resources need to be focused on developing and supporting our students in their academic classroom endeavors. The art is a vital part of our curriculum, but we need additional funding to develop our theater arts program.

My students are amazing.

Many of them are first or second-generation Americans, and most do not speak English at home. There is nothing more powerful than watching a student work through their struggles with speaking English to deliver a well-executed Shakespearean monologue. They are vibrant, enthusiastic, and hardworking.

My Project

We need a base of royalty-free plays to do productions at my Title 1 school, and this collection will help build our program! We can't cover the expenses of rights to big plays, so we're looking at all of our options.

We were blessed to have a brand new theater, but we also need to build our backstage program by getting walkie-talkie headsets to communicate with the sound booth and the two wings on the deck of the stage.

What show will be complete without stage daggers and a smoke machine? Just building our tech here with these cool props and equipment.

Ms. Vaughn
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 50 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Halloween Fog Machine - Fansteck Professional Wireless Remote Control Portable Smoke Machine for Holidays Parties Weddings - Quick Generation of Huge Fog 2000 CFM, with Fuse Protection - Metal Black • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Retevis Two Way Radios Headset 2 Pin Acoustic Tube 2 Way Radio Earpiece with Mic for Motorola CP200 CLS1410 GP2000 GP300 HYT Walkie Talkies(5 Pack) • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99
Royalty-Free One-Act Plays • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
24 Favorite One Act Plays • Amazon Business $13.18 1 $13.18
Twelve Classic One-Act Plays (Dover Thrift Editions) • Amazon Business $5.06 1 $5.06
Cooplay 3PCS Retractable Fake Knife Toy Plastic Dagger Funny Trick Gadget Props Classic Gag Fun Prank Friend for Halloween Fool's Day Gift • Amazon Business $4.40 1 $4.40
Peter and the Darlings: A Play (Royalty Free Plays) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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