The goal of Statement Arts is to help level the academic playing field for underserved and disenfranchised youth through the exploration of their artistic talents. Statement Arts reaches young people at the most critical time in their development, encourages them to believe in themselves, and provides them with the practical resources to help them achieve their goals.
Statement Arts offers a year-long College Prep Program that starts in July. For three weeks, they run rigorous classes in audition techniques, master classes in acting, private voice lessons, interpretive coaching, and panel discussions with working pros. There are also writing workshops that focus on those all important college application essays. The summer portion concludes with a final performance that is free and open to the public.
The Statement Arts College Prep Program continues throughout the school year with mentoring sessions designed to support the participants through the college application process, including college selection, college applications, SAT prep, financial aid and FAFSA forms, finding additional scholarship money, as well as preparing them for what to expect once they head off.
Statement Arts currently has a 100% success rate of getting young people into higher learning institutions and most of them receive substantial scholarships.
And now, Statement Arts needs YOUR help! They have started an IndieGoGo campaign to raise additional funds so that the College Prep Program can run this summer, and last throughout the rest of the year. Every donation helps, and brings Statement Arts one step closer to helping young people achieve their dreams.
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