Your contribution to Theatre, Speech, and Dance will help our faculty provide the best possible learning experience for all our students. For example, in the past two years we have purchased a spiral staircase for a scenic design, upgraded projection equipment, sent students from our classes to see shows in Washington, D.C. and New York City, hosted a guest lecture by a playwright, sponsored a Batik workshop, and sent faculty and students to network with alumni in Washington, D.C. and New York City.
- William & Mary Theatre Scholarship (1636):This scholarship provides financial assistance for theatre studies to students who have shown outstanding dedication to the William & Mary Theatre and special ability in their theatre work.
- Roby-Sherman Dance Scholarship (3630): This scholarship provides financial assistance for summer dance studies to students who have shown outstanding dedication to the Dance Program and special ability in their dance work.
- Theatre, Speech, and Dance Department Fund (2989): Helps the department provide funds for mainstage theatre production materials and equipment, alumni-student networking trips, guest artist residencies and master classes, and student conference travel opportunities. Donors may specify with a note (see address below) how they would like their contribution to be used.
- Roby-Sherman Dance Fund (2428): Helps the dance program provide master classes and student conference travel opportunities. Donors may specify with a note (see address below) how they would like their contributions to be used.
Donate by Mail:
Please make checks payable to the William & Mary Foundation and indicate your chosen fund on the memo line (see above).
Send to: Renate Tietze
Department of Theatre, Speech, and Dance,
William & Mary
P.O. Box 8795
Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795.
Other Ways to Support Theatre, Speech, and Dance:
Gifts of securities, such as stocks and mutual funds, can be a strategically effective way to support the programs of William & Mary. Please contact the Gift Accounting Office (757-221-1008; [[gifts]]) to make your gift using securities.
We encourage you to consult the Gift Planning Office when making a bequest provision in your will, retirement plan, or other estate plan. This office can provide the appropriate legal name and language to ensure that your bequest can be used the way you intend.
Matching Gift Program
Many companies encourage employees, their families, and retirees to make charitable contributions by matching their philanthropic support. Matching gifts can double, or even triple, the impact of your igift. Your Human Resources office will be able to tell you if your employer has a matching gift program and provide details on how to secure the matched funds. You may also use the College's Matching Gift Search page to see if your company has a matching giving program.
For More Information
To further explore giving options that will be meaningful and beneficial to you, please contact [[as-development, Arts & Sciences Development]].
Gifts supporting the departments and programs of Arts & Sciences at William & Mary are tax-deductible according to regulations governing section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code.