Blue Water Theatre Company

A nonprofit organization

$8,532 Raised

85% complete

$10,000 Goal

"Blue Water Theatre Company has created a sense of community for the kids where they can feel safe and be part of something bigger than themselves. The sense of community and friendships at BWTC is vitally important to my child." - BWTC parent

2021/22 is Blue Water Theatre Company's 15th season! 

Whether you are a BWTC partipant, parent, or patron, thank you for helping to fill these last 15 seasons with:

- countless opportunities for our student casts and crew to shine, on and off stage.

- talented artistic leadership, guiding young artists to grow and flourish.

- lifelong friendships formed and memories made.

- bright stage lights, moving song and dance numbers, and countless standing ovations. 

The last year and a half have been challenging for everyone, but most would agree that young people have especially suffered. At BWTC, we are proud to say that we were able to navigate the pandemic months by adapting our programming and keeping our focus on what makes BWTC a special place – the community. Through small-group classes, live-streamed cabaret performances, small cast plays, and an outdoor Block Party, BWTC remained an outlet for student actors to safely connect, grow, and create art together.

This spring and summer, as we were able to safely resume larger shows for larger audiences, the smiles under the masks were impossible to hide. Even a global pandemic cannot stop art – and perhaps, especially now, we are all in need of its healing power.

Since 2007, Blue Water has provided a welcoming community and a safe place for young people to take risks and grow - as performers, as speakers, as artists, and as people. At Blue Water, a new generation of artists and communicators is being created and nurtured every day. 

Your contribution of any amount today is what will make a difference for us tomorrow!

Your gift will:

  • Cover essential bills for our building
  • Pay staff and directors as they work to create safe theatre experiences for our young actors
  • Make necessary repairs and renovations to our building
  • Fund new and innovative ways for us to fulfill our mission – to create a theatre community for young people through meaningful and transformative experiences.

NEW! Monthly giving is now available. You can select this option when you click on donate. Sign-up is quick and easy, and it is a great way to offer continued support and make an even bigger difference for Blue Water!

Some words about Blue Water from our student actors and their parents:

  • "I could write a whole essay about Blue Water Theatre Company, and how much of a light it is in my life."
  • "I was afraid to open myself up and express who I was. Blue Water came into my life and cracked my shell when no other place could."
  • "Blue Water brings out the best in everyone."
  • "It’s not just an average theatre company, it’s a community. It has great productions and is so fun."
  • "Witnessing the love in the Blue Water community motivates me to be the person I am today. "
  • "Professional, fun, accepting, high quality staff, growing organization."
  • "Thank you for creating this one-of-a-kind experience for kids. It is having a huge impact on them."
  • "Outstanding job!!  The kids LOVE being there which is a tribute to the community you are fostering. Thank you."

Your support now helps to guarantee that Blue Water continues to be this kind of place - one that challenges, motivates, and supports young people, and the arts, in such a vital way.

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Organization name

Blue Water Theatre Company

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Arts & Culture Education Children & Family


605 Rice Street East
Wayzata, MN 55391


(952) 855-9147

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