Help me go to Open Jar Institute!

Hello, everyone! Towards the beginning of February, I attended the Georgia Thespian Conference and did a performance evaluation with two of my fellow classmates. After returning home, I received an email inviting the three of us to a prestigious Summer Theatre program called Open Jar Institute. Open Jar Institute is an auditioned summer camp for Musical Theatre held in New York City that only invites 60 people from around the country each year. They bring in Broadway directors and performers to help teach master classes, and it lasts for a week in the middle of July. My friends and I were the only people, among hundreds, to be invited from the Georgia Thespian Conference.  If you do not know, I want to be a performer when I grow up, so this would be an invaluable experience to help me prepare for my college auditions I will begin doing next Fall. It will also let me see a glimpse of what my future career will be like.

That being said, there is one thing to be taken into account: it's expensive. It totals around $3,200 with tuition for the program, housing, and air travel. I need to also have my money turned in by April 17th. I would love the chance to attend this program, and if you could donate anything, I could not tell you how grateful I would be! Thank you so much!


  • Suzanne Woodrum 
    • $150 
    • 73 mos
  • Kerstin Ramus 
    • $50 
    • 74 mos
  • Marcos Santos 
    • $100 
    • 74 mos
  • Toy Allen 
    • $30 
    • 74 mos
  • Toy allen 
    • $500 
    • 75 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

James Allen 
Pooler, GA
Toy Allen 
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