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ST*RS - Support Tomorrow's Rising Stars

Raised toward our $5,000 Goal
25 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on April 30, at 11:00 PM CDT
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ST*RS - Support Tomorrow's Rising Stars

Support Tomorrow's Rising Stars (ST*RS) is a diverse collective of graduating BFA and MFA students from The Theatre School at DePaul University, who seek to establish a foundation for their emerging artistic careers.  Each spring, the graduating class is given the opportunity to showcase their talents to theatre professionals (i.e. talent agents, casting directors, artistic directors, etc.) in New York, Los Angeles, and right at home in Chicago.

Students at The Theatre School are responsible for their own travel and accommodations, and ST*RS seeks to ensure this exceptional networking opportunity does not exclude any one member of the graduating class. Funds raised by ST*RS are used to offset the costs of headshots, portfolios, plane tickets, hotel rooms, and anything else that might be needed to jump-start a career in the theatre. By donating to ST*RS, you will, in turn, become a participant in a group of individuals who are setting out to cultivate new artistic and theatrical communities across the globe.

We thank you for your consideration, and for your support of tomorrow’s rising stars!

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Starving Artist

This amount will cover a meal for a starving artist on the road.


Buy a boy a haircut!

Help our actors put their best face forward with a gift at this level.



This amount will cover a rental car for a day, helping our students get themselves, and their materials, in front of industry movers and shakers.



Cover one night's lodging for one of our students!


Fund a Designer's Website

A critical tool to promote a designer's talent is a website - this amount will help get one up and running.


Flight to LA

This amount covers a flight to Los Angeles for a deserving (and very talented) student!



A gift at this level will cover the cost of a photoshoot for professional headshots - a must-have for every actor.


Fully-funded travel

A gift at this level will fully cover the travel costs for a graduating student!

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