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.
Opportunities for students.
Summer Youth Employment Program
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.
Volunteer for Callbacks
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
Playwriting Fellowship Opportunity
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
Open Mic Night
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.
Stagedoor Manor Scholarships
Stagedoor Manor is the preeminent theater camp in the United States. Located in the beautiful Catskill Mountains, in Sullivan County, NY, Stagedoor has available several FULL SCHOLARSHIPS to attend their program next summer (2023).
What: Full scholarship to attend Stagedoor Manor.
Where: Loch Sheldrake, NY (2 1/2 hrs north of NYC).
When: Session #3, July 24th, to August 13th, 2023.
Who: High school musical theater students, grades 9 – 11.
Deadline: December 15th, 2022.
Notification of Acceptance: February 10th, 2023.
Manhattan Youth is excited to celebrate Juneteenth at an event on Pier 25, from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, on Sunday, June 19th.
The celebration will include vendors, music, art, food, youth activities and more! Manhattan Youth wants to commemorate and celebrate Juneteenth with the community.
As part of this event, MY would love to hear from the PPAS middle school students – especially what Juneteenth means to them. If your child would like to submit a creative expression, they would love to showcase it at the event. This can be a song or poem, an essay or story, a painting or photograph — all types of artistic expression are welcomed!
Submit student submissions. (Middle School Students Only)
If your child is interested in submitting their work, they have to submit it no later than Tuesday, June 14th.
If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Matthew McGlennen at email@example.com.
Performing Arts Conservatory
The Performing Arts Conservatory introduces and cultivates a love of performing arts in third- to eighth-grade students (children ages 8 to 14) by emphasizing dedication, discipline, and enjoyment in dance and musical theater. Students are exposed to a multidisciplinary arts education while building our three core values of confidence, character, and community.
The Conservatory is devoted to delivering quality instruction in dance (ballet, jazz, hip hop, modern and contemporary) and musical theater in a safe, nurturing, and fun-filled environment. Over the course of seven weeks each summer, students of all skill levels learn the magic of dance, stage presence, vocal technique, and ensemble work. Students also have opportunities to experience the rich artistic vibrancy of their city on local field trips.
The Conservatory’s multidisciplinary curriculum is taught by professional New York City-based artists and led by experienced artists and arts educators; our Dance Director has over 20 years of professional experience in teaching and performing and our Musical Theater Director is an arts educator and Broadway performer. Students receive additional support from an enthusiastic, talented, and dedicated team of youth counselors who combine a love of theater and dance with a desire to help young people achieve their highest potential.The Conservatory concludes with a showcase performance and celebration. Family, friends, and community members are invited to watch students share the fruits of their hard work throughout the summer.
Get more info and register.
New York Teen Shakespeare Intensive
The New York Teen Shakespeare Intensive is a two-week summer training program for young actors ages 15 to 19. Students delve deeply into Shakespeare’s works, characters, and language through a progressive program of physical movement training and character development techniques to prepare them with the fundamentals required for university and the professional acting arena.
For the third year in a row, the intensive is being presented in an online format. The program will run from July 11-July 22, culminating in an invited showcase on the final day. The classes will be held between 10am and 3pm EST on Zoom.
The program is able to offer three students from PPAS partial-tuition scholarships of $170.00 The recipients must be ambitious students in good academic standing that you and your colleagues recommend. The tuition has been adjusted for the online format from $2,350 to $850 USD. There are just a few spots left, and we want to make sure your students don’t miss out on this opportunity.
Additional information about the program can be found on their website: newyorkteenshakespeareintensive.com
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact them at (914) 893-6617 or email firstname.lastname@example.org