The Dramateurs, Inc. 
is a member of the 
American Association of Community Theatre.

The Barn Playhouse is owned and operated by The Dramateurs, Inc.    a 501(c)3 non-profit educational corporation. 

Grants Received

 

  

April 2008

EANA (Education Association of the Norristown Area) awarded The Dramateurs, Inc.  

$300 for our work with students in the community, particularly our youth presentation of Les Misérables: School Edition.

June 2005

Rohm and Haas Company Dollars for Doers program donated $500 to The Dramateurs, Inc. at the Barn Playhouse.  The grant recognizes the efforts of employees who volunteer for community organizations, and provides grants to support the organization. The grant recognized the volunteer service hours of Tim Bean, our Recording Secretary.  The grant allowed us to increase the dimmer capacity on our new light board and remaining funds went to our building fund for the next project.

August 2004

The Vanguard Group Foundation awarded $175 to The Dramateurs, Inc. at the Barn Playhouse.  The grant recognizes the efforts of employees who volunteer for community organizations, and provides funds to support the organization.  The grant recognized the volunteer service hours of member Steve Schulz for his work on our production of Steel Magnolias.

April 2004

Rohm and Haas Company Dollars for Doers program donated $500 to The Dramateurs, Inc. at the Barn Playhouse. The grant recognizes the efforts of employees who volunteer for community organizations, and provides grants to support the organization. The grant recognized the volunteer service hours of Tim Bean, the group's President.  The grant will be applied to our next building project, the replacement of our stage lighting system, scheduled for completion in July of 2004.

December 2003

The Montgomery County Foundation awarded The Dramateurs, Inc. at the Barn Playhouse $1000 towards our next building project, the replacement of our stage lighting system.

December 2003

EANA (Education Association of the Norristown Area) awarded The Dramateurs, Inc. $250 for our work with students in the community, particularly the special performance of The Woman in Black held for 10th graders from Norristown Area High School.

November 2003

Verizon donated $500 to The Dramateurs, Inc. at the Barn Playhouse. The grant recognizes the efforts of employees who volunteer for community organizations and provides grants to support the organization. The grant recognized the contributions of member Hugh Bray for his work on our production of Into the Woods.

September 2003

The Vanguard Group Foundation donated $175 to The Dramateurs, Inc. at the Barn Playhouse. The grant recognizes the efforts of employees who volunteer for community organizations, and provides funds to support the organization. The grant recognized the volunteer service hours of member Steve Schulz for his work on our production of Into the Woods.

August 2003

Rohm and Haas Company Dollars for Doers program donated $500 to The Dramateurs, Inc. at the Barn Playhouse.  The grant recognizes the efforts of employees who volunteer for community organizations, and provides grants to support the organization. The grant recognized the volunteer service hours of Tim Bean, the group's President.  The grant was used to purchase items for our lighting system.

December 2002

The Montgomery County Foundation awarded The Dramateurs, Inc. at the Barn Playhouse $500 towards our building project, the replacement of our leaking roof.

October 2002

Verizon donated $500 to The Dramateurs, Inc. at the Barn Playhouse. The grant recognizes the efforts of employees who volunteer for community organizations and provides grants to support the organization. The grant recognized the volunteer service hours of member Hugh Bray for his work on our production of The Scarlet Pimpernel.

July 2002

The American Express Foundation awarded $800 to the Barn for our next building project, the replacement of our leaking roof.  The grant program recognizes those organizations in need, especially  where their employees volunteer community service hours.  The grant recognized the volunteer service hours of member Steve Schulz.

July 2002

Rohm and Haas Company Dollars for Doers program donated $500 to The Dramateurs, Inc. at the Barn Playhouse.  The grant recognizes the efforts of employees who volunteer for community organizations, and provides grants to support the organization. The grant recognized the volunteer service hours of member Tim Bean.  The grant was used to purchase items for our stage lighting system.

October 2001

Verizon donated $500 to The Dramateurs, Inc. at the Barn Playhouse. The grant recognizes the efforts of employees who volunteer for community organizations and provides grants to support the organization. The grant recognized the volunteer service hours of member Hugh Bray for his work on our production of The Sound of Music.

October 2001

Rohm and Haas Company Dollars for Doers program donated $750 to The Dramateurs, Inc. at the Barn Playhouse.  The grant recognizes the efforts of employees who volunteer for community organizations, and provides grants to support the organization.  The grant recognized the contributions of members Tim Bean and Michelle Zacchei.

March 2001

The Arcadia Foundation awarded a grant towards the Barn's building fund.  The Foundation has made a donation in the amount of $20,000 to help replace our leaking roof.

2001

The Verizon Foundation (formerly the Bell Atlantic Foundation) awarded a $1,000 grant to The Dramateurs, Inc. at the Barn Playhouse.  This grant is given in support of the expansion of The Dramateurs' Community Arts Education Program. The Dramateurs' Community Arts Education Program will use the Verizon Foundation gift to provide programs for members of the community who may not otherwise have an opportunity to experience the Arts.  Admissions to performances which include interactive workshops with actors, directors, musicians as well as production and technical staff will be made available to disadvantaged groups who would like to learn about the theater medium.  The Dramateurs' goal is to reach out to and educate young people and open their eyes to the many possibilities that theater and the arts have to offer.

2000

The Bell Atlantic Foundation awarded a $1,000 grant to The Dramateurs, Inc. at the Barn Playhouse.  This grant is given in support of the expansion of The Dramateurs' Community Arts Education Program. The Dramateurs' Community Arts Education Program will use the Verizon Foundation gift to provide programs for members of the community who may not otherwise have an opportunity to experience the Arts.  Admissions to performances which include interactive workshops with actors, directors, musicians as well as production and technical staff will be made available to disadvantaged groups who would like to learn about the theater medium.  The Dramateurs' goal is to reach out to and educate young people and open their eyes to the many possibilities that theater and the arts have to offer.

This award is given each year to an outstanding student who has displayed dedication in promoting the theater through scholastic and community activities.