Apply for the JAM No Bullying on Broadway Scholarship

Apply for the JAM No Bullying on Broadway Scholarship

Just Ask Marlene (JAM) will be offering a special “No Bullying on Broadway” full scholarship for young actors and directors (ages 14-18) in partnership with the National Theatre for Student Artists. The scholarship includes your housing, meals, and tuition. (The winner will be responsible for providing her/his own transportation to the rehearsal site and back home from the performance.)

Posted on Apr 03, 2018 in Financial Aid  

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Traveling for Less: Budget Transportation To (and From) NTSA

Traveling for Less: Budget Transportation To (and From) NTSA

I don’t want to say that we’re masters of traveling on a budget at NTSA — but we absolutely are. As you start planning your summer, we have some advice about how to make your travel dollars go farther. (Get it?)

Posted on Mar 14, 2018 in Financial Aid  

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Scholarships Available for Previous Jimmy (and Regional) Award Nominees

Scholarships Available for Previous Jimmy (and Regional) Award Nominees

If you were previously nominated for a Jimmy Award, then you can attend NTSA for free this summer! Thanks to a generous donor, we’re now able to offer full scholarships to any previous Jimmy nominees who are accepted to NTSA. We’ve never missed a Jimmy Awards ceremony (Marla Louissaint [NTSA ’14] nabbed her own statuette back in 2015!), and therefore we’re thrilled to be able to offer this opportunity to all of the high school and college students who've represented their regions at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway.

Posted on Feb 23, 2018 in Auditions  Financial Aid  

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Attend NTSA for Free: The NTSA Referral Program

Attend NTSA for Free: The NTSA Referral Program

Perhaps the best (and easiest) way to pay your course fee is through the NTSA Referral Program. If you can get thirteen of your most talented friends to audition for and enroll in NTSA programs, then you can attend your own program for free. So how do you convince your friends to apply for NTSA this summer?

Posted on Feb 20, 2018 in Financial Aid  

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How to Crowdfund for Summer Camp

How to Crowdfund for Summer Camp

Summer programs can be expensive. If you’re looking at your empty bank account and wondering how you can afford to attend a residential program like NTSA, we have one word for you: crowdfunding. NTSA has been successfully raising money for our productions via crowdfunding platforms since 2013, and we’re here to give you our top tricks and tips for crowdfunding your dream summer program!

Posted on Jan 31, 2018 in Financial Aid  

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How Does Financial Aid Work at NTSA?

How Does Financial Aid Work at NTSA?

Financial aid works a little bit differently at NTSA than at other programs. We view financial aid as a collaborative venture: you do some of the work (with our support), and we do some of the work. What does this look like in practice?

Posted on Dec 05, 2017 in Financial Aid  

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Start Preparing Your $500 Deposit Now

Start Preparing Your $500 Deposit Now

If you apply by our Early Decision deadline and get accepted, you’ll only have two-and-a-half weeks to come up with the initial $500 deposit for your program. What does that mean? It means that if you’re applying for NTSA, you should start fundraising that $500 deposit now.

But how can I come up with $500?

Posted on Dec 04, 2017 in Financial Aid  

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Five Ways to Afford Summer Camp

Five Ways to Afford Summer Camp

Parents: If you looked at our program dates and rates and almost X’ed out of the window, stop! Don’t click anywhere yet! I know that there can be some sticker-shock when dealing with summer programs, but I’m here to tell you that they can be affordable.

Posted on Oct 13, 2017 in Financial Aid  

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