SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY: Anthony Quinn Foundation Scholarship for Summer Arts Intensives
The AQF Scholarship is an annual competition for high school students that provides funding for the awardees to attend summer intensive arts programs. These scholarships provide an incredible opportunity for talented students from all artistic disciplines to engage in immersion experiences.
This is a competitive awards program. To succeed, applicants must demonstrate exceptional talent, dedication and a strong commitment to personal artistic growth and must be enrolled in high school or officially registered as a home-schooled high school student. Applications are reviewed by a panel of judges, comprised of professional artists and art educators who are independent of the Foundation’s Board of Directors.
Learn more about the program and apply now.
The Global Glimpse program will have a lunchtime event for current PPAS juniors in Room 305 on Wednesday, October 18.
To register requirements include a nomination by a PPAS teacher and/or a Global Glimpse ambassador
(one of the PPAS seniors who attended last year’s program)
Application help is available in Room 305
during lunch November 1 through 14.
Deadline for submitting
the application is November 14.
Email Michelle Sale, Humanities teacher, email@example.com
with any questions
Learn the basics of proper technique and have fun in this FREE introductory singing/and or piano class at The Point CDC! All lessons are one-on-one and 30-45 minutes long at The Point CDC’c Blackbox Theater. All genres and levels welcome! For students Ages 10-24 and ONLY FOR BRONX RESIDENTS, with priority given to Hunts Point youth.
Drama 3 (11th grade) auditions for “Mad Forest” by Caryl Churchill are scheduled for this week:
Tuesday, September 12 and Wednesday, September 13
Please email Mr. Palmer and let him know which audition day is best and then you will receive a 15-minute audition slot.
The deadline to email him was Saturday,
but if you changed your mind or forgot please contact him ASAP.
Thursday, September 14 1:45-5 pm
Please hold Thursday, September 14 in your calendar for callbacks. You need to be available the whole time.
When the front row just isn’t close enough, head on over to THE MUSEUM OF BROADWAY, an immersive theatrical experience devoted to musicals, plays, and the people who make them. Featuring the work of dozens of designers, artists and historians, THE MUSEUM OF BROADWAY highlights groundbreaking moments in Broadway’s history in a series of exhibits that showcase – and show off – dazzling costumes, props, renderings, rare photos, videos, and more. Students get in with a special discount. Get info and tickets.
The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) is the nation’s largest youth employment program, connecting NYC youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with career exploration opportunities and paid work experience each summer.
Through SYEP, participants can explore different interests and career pathways, develop productive workplace habits, and engage in learning experiences that strengthen their social, civic, and leadership skills.
By participating in structured project and work-based opportunities, NYC youth are better prepared for careers of the future.
See link below to apply and if students need assistance they should email or come see Dr. Davis in the Learning Center.
A big and heartfelt thank you to all parent volunteers who helped greet families and sell concessions at the Vocal and MT callbacks over the weekend. It’s not too late to volunteer for the Drama and Middle School callbacks on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 14 and 15. Volunteer here!
FOR SENIORS: ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER INSTITUTE UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS!
For it’s 7th year, the American Theatre Wing is offering scholarships to high school seniors who are historically underrepresented in the theatre industry. Students can apply to study ANY aspect of theatre from stage management to arts administration, performance, design, etc. .
In addition to the $40,000 scholarship, recipients are given exclusive opportunities such as mentorships with. key industry players, participation in free master classes, panels for career advancement, and much more!
DEADLINE: DECEMBER 16th
LEARN MORE and APPLY
LUCILLE LORTEL’S NYC PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL PLAYWRITING FELLOWSHIP
An exciting NYC ten-minute play festival partnership focused on sparking and showcasing youth creative voices. The contest culminates with an evening of staged readings with professional actors of these original student one-act plays.
Fellows will have:
- access to NYC professional playwright mentors
- their plays published in a Lortel Play anthology
- access to tickets to a Broadway show, and a certificate of recognition.
DEADLINE: January 2023
Get more info and register
Join Us for our first Fridays at PPAS event!
PPAS Open Mic Night
Friday, October 21 – 6:30-8 pm
Bring a song, a monologue, a comedy routine, your artwork, a poem. Sign-up list outside the main office. $10 at the door for everyone. Concessions hosted by the senior class.