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Payment Plans

We offer payment plans for classes and camps. Payment plans are typically processed in three installments for a small fee. The first installment is due on the date your payment plan is approved. You must be approved for a payment plan before registering for the class or camp, otherwise full payment will be expected at the time of registration. You must pay the balance at least one month prior to the start date of your class or camp.

For information on our reduced-cost ticket program for qualifying families and organizations, ►CLICK HERE.


Scholarship Criteria and Conditions

Children’s Theatre of Charlotte offers full and partial scholarships to qualifying students for programs including Creative Drama, Mini-Camps, School of Theatre Training, Guest Artists Programs and Summer Camps. We have a limited amount of scholarships available, so they are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Regardless of the award amount, a non-refundable registration fee for classes and camps must be paid in full.

The following chart uses household size and income standards to determine eligibility. Please, check your eligibility before applying for a scholarship. If your circumstances do not match the criteria listed below, you may still be eligible. Indicate your extenuating circumstances on the application form to help us better determine your eligibility.
 
Household Size* Yearly Income Monthly Income
2 $25,900 $2,159
3 $32,560 $2,714
4 $39,220 $3,269
5 $45,880 $3,824
6 $52,540 $4,379
7 $59,200 $4,934
8 $65,860 $5,489

*Household size includes all people living at your residence as a family member (spouse, siblings, grandparents, etc.) or as a non-relative if that person lives in the household. You must include yourself and all children who live with you.

Students awarded a scholarship must: arrive on time for class or camp; and attend at least 80% of the total class or camp session. In case of emergency, contact the Education Staff as soon as possible. Excessive tardiness and absences may result in dismissal from the program and could affect future scholarship eligibility. Inappropriate behavior in the class or camp may result in dismissal from the program and could affect future scholarship eligibility.

Scholarship awards do not carry over from program to program, a separate application is required for each program - links to the forms are at the bottom of this page organized by program. Only applications completed online will be considered. For your application to be complete, you must provide your most recent tax return or another document for proof of income. Only one tax return or proof of income is required each year. Returning families applying for scholarships will need to submit new tax documents in the fall.


How to apply for Scholarships

  1. To find the best class or camp for your child, review the specific program information on our website.
  2. Carefully read over the scholarship criteria and conditions.
  3. Fill out the correct application form - links to the forms are at the bottom of this page organized by program.
  4. Families receive notification approximately 10-15 business days after submitting their online application form.
  5. If a scholarship is awarded to your child, you will receive a letter of acceptance via email from our Education Staff.
  6. Follow the directions on the letter of acceptance. The non-refundable registration fee and partial scholarship fees must be paid before the assigned deadline, or the scholarship will be reassigned.
 

Summer Camp Scholarships

Ages 3 - 12th grade
June 3 - August 16, 2019

Application opens: February 1, 2019
Application closes: May 1, 2019

 

Closed May 1

One-Day Mini-Camp Scholarships

K - 5th grade
October 9, 2019 - April 17, 2020

Application opens: July 1, 2019
Application closes: When available slots fill.

 

Closed

Guest Artists Program Scholarships

6th - 12th grade
TBD

Application opens: July 1, 2019
Application closes: When available slots fill.

 

Closed

School of Theatre Training Scholarships

3rd - 12th grade
September 30, 2019 - March 14, 2020

Application opens: July 1, 2019
Application closes: October 1, 2019

 

Closed

Fall Creative Drama Scholarships

Ages 2 - 5th grade
October 1 - December 14, 2019

Application opens: July 1, 2019
Application closes: October 1, 2019

 

Closed

Winter Creative Drama Scholarships

Ages 2 - 5th grade
January 7 - March 14, 2020

Application opens: November 1, 2019
Application closes: December 31, 2019

 

Closed

Education Team

Michelle Long
Director of Education
704-973-2834

Micah Hein
Camps & Community Programs Manager
704-973-2835

Adam Montague
Early Childhood & School of Theatre Training Manager
704-973-2836

Mavis Scully
Resident Teaching Artist
704-973-2813

Karen Steele
Resident Teaching Artist
704-973-2816

Stephanie Hurtado-Hoyos
Education Administrative Assistant
704-973-2837
Programs at a Glance
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