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Click to download SCORE! 2020 application form

Financial aid available! See below for details.

Welcome to SCORE!, a devised musical theater workshop in the Embassy led by specially trained teachers and theater professionals. During SCORE! you will act, write the script, create the music and design the set, work on marketing, public relations and more.

We are inviting you, middle school students, to join in this adventure!

Register today.

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Imagine yourself on the Embassy Theatre stage. Feel the warm lights on your face. See the delighted audience as they watch you act and sing. Hear the music swell around you. Be the energy of the story that envelops the room.

It’s all yours. You create the story, write the script, play the music, design the costumes and sets.

It’s your story…we’ll help you tell it.


Location: Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46802
2020 Program Date & Time: July 6-26 / 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. * We will accommodate working parents’ schedules
Lunch: Students bring meal
Cost: $450 early registration before
$550 regular registration after May 15

Click to download SCORE! 2020 application form

Students will work with a professional stage director and educators.

  • Sue Caudill, music specialist at Deer Ridge Elementary School who is trained in Creating Opera with Children at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City.
  • Bailey Frtiz, Ball State University alum, degrees in Directing and Theatre Education, currently a New York based director and producer. She has a passion for new works, and is currently in the process of producing her first 10 minute festival, Sunday with the Girls; An Afternoon of 10 minutes in New York, previous credits include her continuous work with The Larry Ray Show (Greenroom 42), Matterhorn (The Producers Club), One for the Road (NALPA), and Bully (Ball State University).
  • Matthew Reeder, assistant professor of Directing and Shakespeare in the Department of Theatre and Dance at Ball State, was a Chicago area actor and director for 11 years, serves as Artistic Director for the SCORE program, holds an M.F.A in Directing from Virginia Commonwealth University and a B.S. in Musical Theater from Ball State University.
  • Rebecca Reeder, who has more than 27 years of experience teaching gifted elementary students.
Financial aid options:

Embassy Financial Aid Guidelines
Links Scholarship Information
Links Scholarship Application
Franklin Garage. Ltd.

Meet students and instructors in the videos below: