Welcome to The Theatre Gap Initiative
The Theatre Gap Initiative (TGI) is a nonprofit college-prep program for high school grads who aspire to apply for Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) and conservatory programs. TGI's programming is focused on helping students of color successfully navigate the process of applications, prescreens, and auditions.
Are you ready to take the stage?
Welcome to our website
Learn more about what we do
TGI is partnered with Acceptd to host our applications. There is no cost to apply.
Don't let financial challenges be a hindrance. There are scholarship opportunities available. We encourage all students interested in TGI to apply... come grow with us!
Support a TGI Student Today
Theatre Gap Initiative's mission is to forge a new path for BIPoC arts students. Your support of TGI will change students' lives. It will help them earn a college degree and launch a career in professional theatre. You can help bring their dreams within reach. Donations are 100% tax-deductible and every gift helps.
TGI's fiscal sponsor is the Children and Family Services Center (CFSC) of Charlotte.
Partnerships, not Competitors
Because of the nature of our work and the sense of purpose, Theatre Gap Initiative has partnered with several amazing industry professionals who've joined our Advisory Board, as well as Arts Organizations nationally and in the Charlotte region. Some organizations include:
Arts and Science Council
Children's Theatre of Charlotte
Central Piedmont Community College
photo credit: Brooke Watts "Cassie" -A Chorus Line
Northwest School of the Arts, 2019.
photographer: Bradley White