TAPS Life Stories participants do improv
“The Theatre Lab has discovered and transformed many diamonds in the rough who would otherwise never have realized their dreams.”
Jeffrey Slavin, Donor

Support Us

In this time of COVID-19, your donations help us in our commitment to keep our staff and teaching artists on payroll, our community engaged with new Pay-What-You-Can online classes, and our scholarship funds ready to meet the overwhelming need of the low-income families we serve through our youth and Life Stories programs when we return to in-person classes. Thank you for helping us to keep the arts alive and well in DC.

  • General Donations: We depend on individual contributions, as well as corporate and foundation grants, to keep our tuition affordable and accessible.
  • Scholarship FundsSend a deserving kid to our award-winning summer camps.

  • VolunteerWhether you are looking for a one-time or ongoing volunteer opportunity, we have something for you.

  • Life Stories ProgramsThrough training in acting, storytelling, screenwriting and directing, The Theatre Lab's Life Stories program teaches people from marginalized populations to create original dramatic works using their own life experiences.

  • Other Ways to Support Us: There are many ways to support our work. Become a Theatre Lab member, sponsor an event, donate in-kind items or establish a lasting legacy by making The Theatre Lab a part of your estate plan.
  • The Fund for Transformative Theatre Education: This capacity-building fund was established during the The Theatre Lab's 25th anniversary to lay a foundation to provide award-winning arts education and outreach programs for years to come.