We never want money to be the reason a student doesn’t participate in our program.

For that reason, we have a financial aid fund available to relieve the financial burden for families who need it. Financial aid awards come in all sizes and we are happy to consider your specific case.


  • Fall Programs – Apply by July 15th
  • Spring Programs – Apply by November 15th
  • Summer Programs – Apply by February 15th

How to Apply for Financial Aid

​In order to be considered for financial aid, you must click on the link below and fill out the Financial Aid application form.

Your application will be reviewed within 5 business days and you will be contacted by the Registrar & Site Manager with the amount of financial aid you have been awarded and what the next steps are for registering to be in the program.

PAA Financial Aid Application Guidelines


  • Complete the form as completely as possible and click submit.
  • All information is confidential.
  • Applications can only be submitted online.
  • Financial aid is limited for each program.

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Melanie Ware

Melanie has been with PAA as their Properties Master for six years and teaching classes for five. Melanie received her BA in Theatre from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs in May of 2016. Between Acting, Directing and Properties Design she has roughly 12 years of theatrical experience. Favorite PAA design credits include: You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown!, Tarzan, Mary Poppins and The Addams Family.