In 2018, May 15th, Tuesday, at 10 am, The Shubert Foundation/Music Theatre International Broadway Junior™ Student 13th Annual Finale took place at Broadway’s Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street). To enrol into this program, you can check for find this.
The event was hosted by the stars Vasthy Mompoint and Kelvin Moon Loh from Broadway’s new hit, The Broadway Musical, SpoungeBob SquarePants, The Broadway Musical. The Shubert Foundation / MTI Broadway Junior™ collaboration is a revolutionary musical theatre mentorship program through which affect the culture of the public schools to build sustainable theatre education programs. Every participating student gets the opportunity to share their musical numbers. For many, their first musical theatre will be the performance on Broadway.
The shows include Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka JR.; Disney’s High School MusicalJR.; Disney’s The Lion King JR.; Xanadu JR and many more.
By using expert production advisors from the theatre organisation like Broadway Bound Kids, iTheaters, ArtsConnectio and masters teachers, The Shubert Foundation / MTI Broadway Junior™ program helps to grow a student in every aspect especially in the areas of arts and dance.
Dedicated to unrestricted funding of not-for-profit theatres, with a secondary focus on dance, the Shubert Foundation, Inc. is the nation’s largest private foundation. Since 2005, The Shubert Foundation has provided more than $4.7 million to the New York City Department of Education for Arts Education/Theatre programs. In 1945, brothers Lee and J.J. Shubert established The Shubert Foundation, Inc. The legendary brothers are the producers of more than 520 plays along with being the owners and operators of a network of legitimate theatres worldwide.
Music Theatre International (MTI) grants theatres the right to perform the greatest selection of musicals from Broadway to beyond. It is one of the leading theatrical licensing agencies. In 1952 orchestrator Don Walker and composer Frank Loesser founded the MTI which has become is a driving force in encouraging musical theatre as a dynamic and engaging art form.
Serving about 1.1 million students in more than 1,750 schools, The New York City Department of Education is the largest system of public schools in the United States, NYCDOE supports universal access to arts education through the ArtsCount initiative.
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