Inspired by the artistic traditions of the Taíno people of Puerto Rico, artists Jorge González, Alice Chéveres, and Francisco González invite teens to join them for an evening of collaborative artmaking and storytelling! Teens will have the opportunity to learn about indigenous artmaking and popular crafts techniques by participating in a clay pottery workshop and a large-scale weaving project. González will also ask participants to share stories and poems at a reading session in the Museum’s theater.
The Brooklyn Children's Theatre Apprenticeship Program is open to students in grades 5-12.
Apprentices act as assistants to BCT teachers in our many BCT classes in Park Slope, Fort Greene, Greenpoint & Kensington. This is an unpaid position, but provides young people with valuable experience with leadership and organizational skills. (Students can also use this apprenticeship for community service credit if their school requires it.)
Are you a high school student looking for a way to build a killer portfolio that will get you into a great art college–with a scholarship? The High School to Art School program (HS2AS) is a free visual arts portfolio development program that provides qualified high school sophomores, juniors and seniors with the art skills training, mentorship, essay writing techniques, college application assistance and financial aid planning necessary to gain acceptance into competitive art colleges. HS2AS sessions are scheduled in the spring, summer, and fall and take place at QCA headquarters located in the Kaufman Arts District in Astoria.
The Teen Reviewers and Critics (TRaC) Program is a FREE after-school opportunity for high school students to explore the arts in NYC. Participants spend ten weeks attending cutting-edge theater, dance and music performances; visiting artist studios, galleries, and museums; mastering NYC’s subway system; learning the art of discussion and critical writing; producing media content; and so much more!
ICP’s Teen Academy program serves over 600 high school students a year, with the goal of fostering self-expression and community development among a diverse group of teens. Teen Academy offers a range of opportunities for students to develop their knowledge of photography, critical thinking, writing, and public speaking.
The Music Advancement Program is a Saturday instrument instruction program for intermediate students from New York City’s five boroughs and the tristate area who exhibit great musical potential. The program actively seeks students from diverse backgrounds underrepresented in the classical music field and is committed to enrolling the most talented and deserving students regardless of their financial background. Through a comprehensive curriculum, performance opportunities, and summer study partnerships, MAP students gain the necessary skills to pursue advanced music studies while developing their talents as artists, leaders, and global citizens. The Music Advancement Program is administered by Juilliard's Office of Community Engagement.
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.
Watch Carnegie Hall master classes with renowned opera singer Joyce DiDonato for free here!
Roundabout Theatre Company is partnering with the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (I.A.T.S.E.), which represents many of the behind-the-scenes workers in theatre and film, to deliver a new, three-year training program. Participants will work hands-on in multiple disciplines of technical theatre, training with some of the industry’s top professionals.
CAM is an organic mapping project that identifies cultural resources along LA's Metro lines, municipal and school district boundaries. Arts for LA built this tool to identify, connect and grow cultural resources...