Kid to Kid is a fundraising program operated by First Stage Theater Academy students to fund scholarships for other kids to attend Academy classes, regardless of financial limitations.
Academy student and Young Performer Zach Duckler decided to launch his own campaign for the Kid to Kid program as part of his bar mitzvah project. Half of the proceeds from each knit hat purchase will be donated back to First Stage!
Currently a seventh grader at Lake Shore Middle School, Zach has been involved with First Stage as an Academy student and a Young Performer for the past five years. His favorite experience with First Stage was playing Young Shrek in SHREK THE MUSICAL. Zach is excited to be performing in First Stage's world premiere THE SNOW later this season.
"I chose the Kid to Kid fundraiser as my project because I enjoy First Stage very much and believe everyone should get to have the experience I have," said Zach. "I have made countless friends and have learned so much about theater and the world." In addition to learning "Life skills through stage skills and meeting new people in Academy classes, Zach has learned some great life lessons. "The most valuable thing I've learned at First Stage is to be you," said Zach. "People come from so many places. You need to show them who you are, and not someone you want to be. I learned that no matter what, being yourself is one of the most important qualities you will ever need in life."
Purchase a First Stage hat now through October 17, 2015 and 100% of the purchase cost will be donated back to First Stage. CLICK HERE to download the order form.
|Zach as Young Shrek in SHREK THE MUSICAL|