Sponsor-A-Seat = Sponsor-A-CHILD


Since 1996, more than 16,000 at-risk youth from social service agencies across the Valley have participated in our Sponsor-A-Seat program. They have enjoyed such VYT productions as Annie, Cinderella, High School Musical, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Oliver!, West Side Story and The Wiz, Peter Pan, Into the Woods and Disney's The Little Mermaid.




Over the years we have partnered with a number of agencies including: Boys and Girls Club, Crisis Nursery, Florence Crittenton, Free Arts of Arizona, Friendly House, Guthrie Mainstream Services, Phoenix Day Center, Shaw School, South Phoenix Youth Center, Sunshine Acres, Salvation Army, UMOM New Day Centers, Up With Kids, Valley Big Brothers Big Sisters and more. 

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Each year employee volunteers from APS,  Edward Jones and other companies volunteer their time on performance day to help VYT staff make Sponsor-A-Seat an extra-special day for our participants. A contribution of $50 sponsors one child’s ticket and lunch with the cast and crew. Be sure to check with your organization to see if they have a matching gift program.

Play-A-Part and Donate Now!

CLICK one of the buttons above to sponsor a child for Sponsor-A-Seat. When donating via check, please mail the form with your check made payable to Valley Youth Theatre to: 807 N. Third St., Phoenix, AZ 85004.  Or, click on the link in the blue Sponsor-A-Seat box above to make an online donation. For additional information, email development@vyt.com or call 602.253.8188 x304.  

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  • In June 2019, Over 1,000 at-risk youth were treated to a live performance of Freaky Friday and then shared a complimentary lunch (sponsored by Subway) with the cast and crew!
  • You can sponsor a seat for June 2020, by clicking here and selecting Sponsor A Seat as your designated use of funds.
  • THANK YOU for helping make this special program possible as many of these children are experiencing their very first live theatre performance





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