Provide Theater to 2,500 In-Need New York Children

by Arts for All
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Summary

As part of our "Audience Project," Arts For All will tour a professional live children's show, "The Emperor's New Clothes," FREE OF CHARGE to 2,500 in-need children grades K-5 in the New York area.
$9,975.00
total raised
68
donors
0
monthly donors
2
years active

Challenge

Arts for All serves in-need children who have little means or opportunity to explore the arts due to economic disadvantages, physical and mental disabilities, hospitalization, socialization issues, emotional trauma, or any other life challenge. This project will provide children with the opportunity to have a professional live show come directly to their school or youth organization. If enough funds are raised, we will also send children free drama workshops prior to the performance.

Solution

Arts for All will send out 10-14 live performances of "The Emperor's New Clothes." At each performance we anticipate a minimum of 250 children. Youth will be given "study guides" prior to the performance, to introduce the show and its themes. In many instances, this will be our students' first experience seeing live theater.

Long-Term Impact

This show has valuable themes that will stay with children, such as being proud of who you are and being honest. By exposing youth to theater, we are introducing them to a new form of creative expression as well as showing them how professional actors work together as a team to attain a common goal. For all students, this will be an introduction to an inspiring, positive creative outlet that resonates with many and is explored in-depth through the use of the study guide in the classroom.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.arts-for-all.org
Arts for All, Inc. Website

Organization Information

Arts for All

Location: NY - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.arts-for-all.org
Project Leader:
Anna Roberts Ostroff
Executive Director
New York, NY United States

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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