The Children’s Theatre Foundation of America challenges and supports theatre artists to achieve excellence in service to young people.
We Value:
Children and Youth
The Art of Theatre
Excellence, Innovation and Diversity
Founded in 1958, CTFA advances the artistic and professional interests of theatre for the young in the USA. The Foundation pursues its goals by funding proposals of American theatres, artists, scholars, and special projects of national import to the field. More information ABOUT CTFA.

Jed H. Davis
Co-Founder of Children's Theatre Foundation of America
The Children's Theatre Foundation is mourning the passing of Jed H. Davis, May 24, 2015. Jed Davis, beloved mentor and friend, literally introduced so many to the field of theatre for children. He is one of the GIANTS of the field upon whose shoulders we stand.

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Photo by Linda Blase, Courtesy of Dallas Children's Theater-A WRINKLE IN TIME (Steph Garrett, Zak Reynolds, Brandon Wilhelm, Cameron McElyea)
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Photo by Karen Almond, Courtesy of Dallas Children's Theater Academy class: Creation Station.
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Photo by Linda Blase, Courtesy of Dallas Children's Theater in partnership with VMLC.
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Photo by Jessica Kaminski, Courtesy of First Stage Theater Academy 2011.
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Photo by Paul Ruffolo, Courtesy of First Stage-ANATOLE (Gerard Nugent and cast)
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Photo by Paul Ruffolo, Courtesy of First Stage-A MIDNIGHT CRY (Ashley Nord, Matt Daniels & cast)

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