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The Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University Honor Teachers

The Tony Awards® and Carnegie Mellon University are looking for the teachers who create the next generation of theatre artists through the Excellence in Theatre Education Award program. These are dedicated professionals who discover talented students, nurture them, inspire them, and set them off on a lifelong journey as theatre supporters and professionals.

The award includes a cash prize for the teacher’s school, a flight for two to New York City, hotel accommodations and a pair of tickets to the Tony Awards Ceremony and Gala. 


Last year's recipient Marilyn McCormick, Drama Teacher/Director of Cass Technical High School in Detroit, MI

The application is closed for this year.  

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Last year's eligibility:  See the Official Rules and Guidelines.

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