My name is Pearl Hoffman and I am a third year in the Theatre Department at Duke Ellington School of the Arts. I am so grateful to have the space to learn and grow in the theatre department, not only as an artist but as a person. Your donations will help my teachers get paid and will help us put on a spring show as well as buy classroom materials. Thank you for your support!
In the Theatre Department, students aren't just taught how to act. They are taught how to create the stories they want to see. They are given the tools to shape the world around them with their art. Ellington relies on the generosity of parents and donors to ensure that our students receive the highest level of pre-professional training and performance opportunities. Donations enable them to create sets, craft costumes, power technical capabilities, hire additional instructors, and fund classes with Master Acting Teachers like the renowned Professor Vera Katz.