Friends of Theatre and Dance at Howard University, Inc.


Founded in 2015, Friends of Theatre and Dance at Howard University, Inc., is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation that serves as a support organization to the Howard University Department of Theatre Arts and its programs, fostering a distinctive program for the study of the performing arts, benefiting the development of emerging artists, cultivating social engagement, and connecting with established professionals in the arts community.

Contributions make it possible for Friends of Theatre and Dance at Howard University, Inc., (FOTD@HU) to expand its offerings and provide scholarships to great students.

To lead community support and service for the Department of Theatre Arts and its programming. Our efforts focus on scholarship fundraising, production support, and advocacy.

Support FOTD@HU!



Friends Members serve as an important support and advisory group for the Department of Theatre Arts.

Join the Friends of Theatre and Dance at Howard University, Inc., today!

Donations are appreciated at all levels of giving. Membership in FOTD@HU enables you to:

  • give scholarships and sponsor special educational activities for theatre and dance students

  • receive acknowledgement in production programs

  • receive advance notice of special opportunities and events

As a Member you will:

  • Connect with other people who share your passion and commitment for Theatre and Dance.

  • Support the amazing and talented Theatre and Dance Arts students at Howard University.

  • Deepen your community experience and strengthen your ties to Howard¬†University.

  • Gain private access and special privileges (such as receptions, behind-the-scenes opportunities).

  • Receive acknowledgement in production programs for your gift.

If you choose, you can be further involved by volunteering your time and talents to serve on the Board of Directors. You could also assist with various committees such as Membership, the annual Gala, Special Projects and Events, or others. Some committees are year-round; others are active seasonally.

Membership is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law and often matched by corporate programs. Please note that tickets to productions and receptions are not tax deductible.

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