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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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DEAR MOM is coming to NYC!

 written by Jay Falzone & Nancy Holson Based on actual letters written by real daughters to their mothers Theater For The New City Cino Theatre 155 First Avenue (between 9th & 10th Streets) New York, NY 10003 Directions PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE Thursday, July 10 6PM Friday, July 11 12PM & 8PM Saturday, July 12 2PM & 8PM Sunday, July 13 3PM     In the near corner:  Linda, a 45-year old control freak with mommy issues. In the far corner:  Joan, her feisty mother, on her way out but not without a fight. Two women who know exactly how to push each other's buttons. One last grudge match. To buy Tickets www.DearMomThePlay.com 800-838-3006   … [Read More...]

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Today, Children, We’re Not Going To Do A Show

“This isn’t about a single group of kindergartners, but about our core values for all students – that the arts are not disposable, that they are not frivolous, and that they can in fact prepare students for life.” Howard Sherman, Arts Administrator and Producer Of course, on the face of it, it’s simply the dumbest […]

Windmill Theatre's Wizard of Oz. Jude Henshall. Photo by Tony Lewis.

How Theater for Young People Could Save the World

Dramatist and theater essayist by Lauren Gunderson, Dramatist and theater essayist March 20th is World Theater for Children and Young People Day. Some of you might be thinking, “Oh lord, why do we need a day to celebrate actors being silly, wearing bright colors and singing obnoxiously at squirming kiddos and bored parents?” But if […]

March is Arts in Our Schools Month

Posted on March 4, 2014 by Doug Herbert The arts are an important part of a well-rounded education for all students. Arts-rich schools, those with high-quality arts programs and comprehensive course offerings, benefit students in and outside of the art or dance studio, music room, or stage. “All children deserve arts-rich schools,” Secretary Duncan told […]

Every Child in Every School: A Vision for Arts and Creativity

City Arts Leaders push de Blasio on Instruction Promise By Eliza Shapiro More than 90 influential arts and culture groups are pushing Mayor Bill de Blasio to stick to his promise of providing arts education to every public school child in the city. During the campaign, de Blasio said he would establish a four-year goal […]

Making a Difference Through the Arts: Tara Handron, Actor/Playwright

How are the arts re-igniting your community and sparking innovation and creativity in your local schools? Because of how I am using my art form (writing and performance around substance abuse, alcoholism and other disorders), I am seeing the arts take a powerful role in educating young people about all the potential harms and dangers […]

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Testimonial #38: LindaAnn Loschiavo, Journalist, Dramatist, and a long time magazine columnist

How has your life been indelibly touched by a teacher who utilized the arts for whatever reason and acknowledge how they were instrumental in breaking the mold to allow you to become who you are today? I had the best “teachers” . . . every talented performer I admired in a Broadway show taught me […]

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