The Educational Theatre Association’s annual statistics also show an uptick in theatre participation among young people, as in-person performances return.
The first round of grants will support 40 theatre school programs across the country.
The grant will aid theatre programs in schools damaged by a tornado and a hurricane, respectively.
The licensing agency will offer grants to middle and high school theatre programs affected by last year’s wildfires.
The grants will support theatre programs at 50 high schools across the country.