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A Work Based Learning Program at Vital Theatre

“What I learned is I can’t go through my life silent. Everybody has something in them.”
Caitlin Perkins, Grade 11
Brooklyn Theatre Arts High School

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THE 2015 COLLABORATION AWARD: WOMEN WORKING WITH WOMEN

  THE WOMEN IN THE ARTS AND MEDIA COALITION, INC. ANNOUNCES THE 2015 COLLABORATION AWARD WOMEN WORKING WITH WOMEN The deadline for the submission of applications will be 11:59 PM Thursday, April 30, 2015 Award winners will be announced by September 2015 The Women in the Arts & Media Coalition, Inc. will present the 2015 Collaboration Award recognizing Women Working with Women.  The $1,000 Collaboration Award and additional honorable mentions are designed to encourage professional women in the arts and media from different specializations to work collaboratively on the creation of a new artistic work. As the aim of the award is to encourage women to work collaboratively with women of other disciplines, each collaborative team must be comprised of female members of different Coalition associations, unions, guilds and affiliates of The Coalition. Eligible teams may submit any form of creative collaboration on a new work that had its first public performance within the last two years 2013-2015. A Public Performance can include, but is not limited to a staged reading, gallery show, screenings, concert series, etc. Submissions will be judged on the basis of artistic excellence, diversity, and clarity. All topics and subjects will be considered. Special attention shall be given to those projects which reflect the goals of the Coalition: to advance women’s work and women’s issues. The team that has been selected and the honorable mentions will be invited to … [Read More...]

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Slow Art Day April 11, 2015

“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.”—Henry David Thoreau Join a movement! Slow Art Day is an international event encouraging people of all ages to visit museums and to look at art slowly. WHY: • To break out of your typical “go, go, go” routine. • To learn about yourself, […]

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Lena Dunham Reveals the Artist Behind Eloise in a New Documentary

| March 26, 2015 By Valerie Steiker If you grow up in New York City, certain landmarks become your own. For Holden Caulfield, it was the Central Park ducks; for Stuart Little, it was the boat basin. For me, it was always the Plaza. Maybe it started because my parents held their wedding reception there—I […]

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Why Arts Education Matters

March 12, 2015 By Judith Light My mother taught me when I was three years old to memorize and recite “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas.” Everybody laughs, but it’s absolutely the truth. My mother was my first teacher of the arts, and I performed “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” for my father, so he was […]

Jack Black Thanks the Teacher Who Inspired His Acting Career

Written by Casting Frontier, March 8th, 2015 When you think of Jack Black, what do you immediately think of? His enormous zeal for life? Are you awestruck that he’s one of the few who found a way to succeed as an adult by basically always remaining a kid? Yes, he is a Golden Globe-nominated actor, […]

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March is Save Our Schools Month: Matt Damon Speaks

 

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Testimonial #46: Erik Abbott, Theatre Artist, Producer, Scholar, Critic and Teacher, Actors Repertory Theatre Luxembourg

“Madame French Teacher had a limited background in theatre, but she had an infectious spirit, an ability to inspire — and high expectations: she demanded commitment and discipline and hard work.” How are the arts re-igniting your community and sparking innovation and creativity in your local schools? I know that there are performing arts programmes […]

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