Broadway Education Alliance (“BEA”) established this scholarship fund to honor the life and legacy of Marya Lenn Yee, a brilliant lawyer, passionate patron of the arts and artists, as well as a dedicated believer in Camp Broadway. She donated her time and expertise to help make Camp Broadway become a professional, authentic, Broadway inspired musical theatre program that helps children develop their true Character—on and off the stage.
Why has Broadway Education Alliance established Marya's Gift?
What is the mission of the program?
Marya’s Gift provides financial resources to families so that their children, ages 7-15, who demonstrate a passion for musical theatre, dance, and the performing arts, can attend Camp Broadway camps and special events.
How will funds donated to Marya's Gift be managed?
Broadway Education Alliances’ mission is to raise awareness of and financial resources for arts education and enrichment programs that inspire creativity, build confidence, and stimulate critical thinking in America’s youth. As a 501.c3 organization, (Tax ID #32-017801), BEA collects, administers, and distributes all funds donated to Marya’s Gift annually to families who apply to the fund.
Who will review and select recipients of Marya's Gift scholarships?
Scholarship applications are reviewed twice a year by a five (5) member advisory board that includes Susan Lee, founder of The Broadway Education Alliance, as well as other theatre educators or Broadway industry professionals.