Children ages 8‐16 who either live or go to school in Queens will have a free opportunity to audition, rehearse and perform alongside the professional dancers of RIOULT Dance NY in a fully staged production of Pascal Rioult’s Fables at the LaGuardia Performing Arts Center.
Sittin’ & Groovin’ Out! is the culminating concert of a comprehensive four-day citywide education residency presented by The Wallis and the New York City-based not-for-profit, JAZZREACH. The show will feature METTA QUINTET and the FOSHAY LEARNING CENTER’S JAZZ ENSEMBLE performing a full program of groovy, toe-tappin’ classics by celebrated jazz luminaries such as Pat Metheny, Chris Potter, Christian McBride and Freddie Hubbard among others.
In the Making provides free ten-week art courses that focus on ideas in modern and contemporary art through an investigation of various art-making techniques. Teens have the opportunity to discuss artwork in MoMA’s Collection, meet with practicing artists and curators, collaborate with other NYC teens on studio activities, and create self-directed works of art.
The FUTURE MUSIC MOGULS program at The Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music is an intensive 14-week workshop designed to introduce talented high school, sophomores, and juniors to all aspects of the contemporary music business, with a special focus on developing entrepreneurial skills.
Urban Rhythms Dance participants explore and create environments through Flex Dance animation by understanding how artists use emotion, attitude, lyricism, choreography, and freestyle vocabulary. Participants have the opportunity to explore these concepts collaboratively in class and community performances.
On January 24, 2017 Exploring the Arts held a workshop on Culturally Inclusive Arts Education for teachers and administrators in our Partner School Network. Cultural strategist, Keonna Hendrick lead participants to consider new practices and attitudes for developing stronger relationships with diverse learners, artists and artworks, while improving cultural competency skills for multicultural art education.