Community School for the Performing Arts (CSPA) is a partnership between Kansas State University School of Music, Theatre, and Dance (MTD) and Manhattan Arts Center. The mission of this joint venture is to provide the highest level of performing arts education to the region, which complements, supplements, and supports the arts education efforts of school and community organizations.
Through CSPA, MTD and MAC work together to create new arts education offerings, recruit and identify highly qualified instructors, and advocate for arts education in Manhattan and surrounding areas.
CSPA is supported through the Lincoln and Dorothy Deihl Endowed Fund Grant Committee and the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation.
Scholarships are available for school-age students who qualify for Free or Reduced Lunch and are provided, in part, by the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation and the YES! Fund.