Emmy and Tony Award winner and Oklahoma Hall of Fame inductee Kristin Chenoweth is forming a new charity partnership with the Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center Foundation in her home town of Oklahoma, the Kristin Chenoweth Arts & Education Foundation.
"I am so excited to work more closely with the theater in my hometown that bears my name. I am looking forward to this new partnership and the future of the BAPAC!”
The mission of the Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center Foundation is to bring the world of visual and performing arts to Broken Arrow. Through its programs and initiatives, the Foundation remains dedicated to providing artistic and educational opportunities, offering entertainment and artistic enrichment to the Broken Arrow Community and serving as a vital partner in the cultural and economic vitality of our region. Some current and future initiatives include; The Spotlight Series (bringing internationally acclaimed concert artists and Broadway productions), educational outreach and master classes with touring artists, after-school and summer arts institutes, scholarship programs, community enrichment and creating opportunities for students to travel and perform on a national level.
One of Kristin's first events was the inaugural Master Classin March of 2014, in which she played mentor to 10 local high school and college students, coaching them through performances and offering words of encouragement. You can view an OETA summation of the evening HERE. In the summer of 2015, the first ever Broadway Boot Camp was held in conjunction with Oklahoma City University's Summer Theatre Camp program. She held a second master class in August of 2015.
Your donation is very important. Checks can be made out to "BAPAC Foundation- Kristin Chenoweth Fund" and mailed to the following:
Attn: Mark Frie
701 South Main Street
Broken Arrow, OK 74012
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The BAPAC is owned and operated by Broken Arrow Public Schools. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent of the law. For professional advice on tax matters related to any charitable gift, please consult your legal and financial counsel.