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Yes, and…

Teaching Artist Tarik Davis works with ELA teachers at PS 153q in Maspeth, Queens NY to help ELL students take risks speaking English through rehearsal and performance by saying “Yes, and…” in improvisation.   By building details together and engaging in peer feedback, fourth grade students build original scenes for presentation.  

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Denzel Washington and NYC Students

ArtsConnection Featured in The Marquee

“iTheatrics,” says Tennen, citing the organization that centers on musical theater education, “conducts a series of professional development workshops for the teachers to help them with set and costume design, staging and music. This intensive investment in the production teams builds program capacity and ensures success well beyond the initial life of the program.

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