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Families attend virtual event, AC awarded more funding, and a TA pushes the boundaries of traditional poetry 🎨

On the evening of March 3rd, ArtsConnection hosted the first of our new virtual event series for students and their parents over Zoom! Developed as a way for families to learn from AC Teaching Artists without leaving their homes, HomeConnection offers a mixture of music, animation, and art-making for a unique, entirely digital learning experience.

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Kim Grier

Kim Grier Dance (Dance Improvisation and Composition, Musical Theater Choreography) Kim Grier is the Artistic Director of the Rod Rodgers Dance Company, founded in 1967. A native New Yorker, Kim received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance from the prestigious Philadelphia College of Performing Arts, now the University of the Arts. She is a […]

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Donna Maria deCreeft

Donna Maria deCreeft Visual Arts (Early Elementary, Painting/Drawing/Murals, Puppet Making, Collage, Mosaic) Donna Maria de Creeft, a native of New York City, received her B.F.A. from Empire State College. Prior to that she attended Pratt Institute, The Art Students League and the New York Studio School. Her work has been shown nationally and internationally and […]

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Erin K. Orr

Erin K. Orr Puppetry Erin Orr creates puppet shows as an experiment in visual storytelling, frequently in collaboration with living composers such as Rima Fand, Sxip Shirey and Baby Dee. Erin’s evening-length puppet theater works range from a wordless dark fairytale for adults, to a circus for all ages about the drama of honeybees. Her […]

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March at ArtsConnection: NYCT Grant, Artist Panel and Artist Spotlight!

March ushers in a New York Community Trust grant, an upcoming Artist Panel and a spotlight on a long-time teaching artist ArtsConnection Wins a New York Community Trust Grant to Support More Students with Trauma-Informed Arts Learning Continuing its strong history of support for the arts education sector, the New York Community Trust has awarded ArtsConnection one of […]

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