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SummerStage Studio: Performing Arts for Young Audiences

The SummerStage Studio program is designed to support students during the summer months using the SummerStage Festival, and the history and culture of our city, as a backdrop for a performing arts education program.

SUMMERSTAGE STUDIO: PERFORMING ARTS EDUCATION

Note: SummerStage Studio is currently not accepting applications.

SummerStage Studio is designed to support students during the summer months using the SummerStage Festival, and the history and culture of our city, as a backdrop for a performing arts education program. Students will explore the music and movement of iconic New York art forms such as hip-hop, salsa, and R&B through interactive workshops. Students will be guided through comparisons of the history, sound, and styles of the music and dance genres.

  • The program is free and open to school or youth groups with 50+ participants from grades 4th – 8th (age range is flexible)
  • The program includes 4 to 5 sessions between 2 – 2.5 hours each – Sessions will be led by two teaching artists from the Center for Arts Education
  • Participants will compose an original dance or musical piece – Each group will meet 1:1 with a SummerStage artist in their neighborhood park
  • The other sessions will take place at the group’s facility
  • All groups are invited to a free youth-focused dance matinee at SummerStage in Central Park
  • All participants, school/ camp staff, parents, and caregivers are invited to attend SummerStage in their local park to see the artist perform live

 

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