2019 Annual Appeal

201908_STAGES_Summer Cabaret_64Thank You For Your Support!

We’ve had much to celebrate at STAGES in 2019, including our Theater for Young Audiences pilot season, our expanded work in local schools, and another season of all-student theater productions and enrichment programming.

We can’t wait to build on these successes in 2020 – and we can’t do it without you.  Your generous year-end gift will fund theater artists going into Maine schools to engage students and teachers in active learning opportunities; upgrades at our in-house theater; and expanded programming for more kids from more Maine communities.

Your gift to STAGES is an investment in a thriving local institution that has provided a safe and nurturing space for thousands of amazing kids since 2007.  Will you support STAGES today to help us reach more young people – and change more lives – in the coming year?

Thank you for your support!




If you prefer to mail a year-end gift, checks can be made payable to “STAGES/Portland Youth Theater” and sent to: STAGES Youth Theater, 202 Woodford St, Portland, ME 04103

OTHER WAYS YOU CAN SUPPORT STAGES:

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Remember STAGES in your Holiday Shopping!
Smile! Use AmazonSmile for all of your holiday shopping – just select “Portland Youth Theater” as your preferred charity, and Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchases to STAGES!
Make a wish-list Gift!
 STAGES has an ongoing Amazon wishlist. These books, craft supplies, school products, and other items are critical to our ongoing programs and improvement of our performance venue. 

REVEL 2020 – Save the Date! Save the Date!  Join us on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 for our third  STAGES Revel! fundraising event!  Join us for delicious food, music and performances by STAGES Alumni!

Thank you for your consideration! Do not hesitate to contact STAGES any time
with questions about other charitable giving opportunities.
(207) 699-3330   |   hello@stagesacademy.com

“Being involved in putting on a production teaches lifelong skills.  Those who are involved for longer periods of time, or in more productions; they learn to deal with adversity, appreciate diversity, collaborate and get exposed different personalities, understand the correlation of work ethic to results, learn to expect the unexpected, and generally have better coping skills as a result… Continue reading Kristina Boissonneault, STAGES Parent

Kristina Boissonneault, STAGES Parent

“Theater/STAGES was a critical part of my children’s development. Educators talk of the importance of sports and ‘teamwork.’ My non-athletic kids learned that through theater. They both appreciate the importance of expression through the arts….they are better people for it!”

Liz Freeman, STAGES Parent