Clarion University Theatre department has trained many successful alumni and current cuts / rumors of cuts are jeopardizing this. The recent cut of the Summer Theatre program is a first step in a downward spiral. For a small state school Clarion Theatre department is well known and received. KCACTF has given many awards to Clarion students, national and regional. Considering Clarion is up against much larger universities with a greater budget they always win key awards. Cutting the arts is a trend that is old and out dated, where would most of us be without Clarion Theatre in our lives. Please sign this petition to show you support the arts. Thank you for your time.