Life lessons on the theater stage


We are preparing for a new year’s theater production, the Wiz.  The kids are having fun learning the new production.  We had great fun too watching their rehearsals and their preview.  But it’s not all just fun and games.  Through our theater classes, our kids learn a lot of important life skills as well.  

Students learn the in and outs of theater production character – development, vocalization, movement, stage direction, coldreading auditions, costume and set design, lighting, and stage management. All programs culminate with a performance.  Through these lessons, our kids gain 21st Century skills of creativity, innovation, critical thinking and collaboration.  These skills will serve them a lifetime.  On top of it all, our kids develop confidence to face whatever future they dare to imagine.  

Don’t just take our words for it, check out what past participants in our Theater program learned in their own words:  

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Arts to Grow (ATG) engages children in the artistic process by providing free, highly tailored and professionally taught arts education programs to youth in the New York metro area who have limited access to the arts. Arts to Grow collaborates closely with schools and community groups to match performing and visual arts programs and Teaching Artists with the specific needs of each group of children. ATG serves the community and society by helping children develop their full potential through the arts.

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