The Nutcracker Project is designed to promote individual and group artistic expression inspired by themes, choreography, and music from George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™. NYCB Teaching Artists and classroom teachers engage students in interdisciplinary workshops and lessons, and all participants attend a live performance at Lincoln Center. The newly-revised curriculum focuses on active art making, collaboration, and critical reflection through poetry and creative movement.
NYCB Teaching Artists lead our 4th grade students in 10 in-school movement workshops that focus on the creative process, culminating in a presentation of student generated choreography. Students also attend a lecture demonstration and a live performance at Lincoln Center.
The West Side YMCA located on West 63rd St. has some amazing arts programs for kids including classes in music theater, drama, dance, and visual art.
Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute produces an extraordinary range of music education and community programs each season that extend far outside the physical walls of our concert halls. These programs will reach nearly 450,000 people in New York City, across the US, and around the globe during the 2014–2015 season.
Dancing Classrooms is an in-school social and emotional learning program that cultivates essential life skills in fifth-eighth grade children through the practice of ballroom dance.
The Lucy Moses School (LMS) at Kaufman Music Center located near Lincoln Center, offers classes and lessons in music, dance and theater for children and adults at all levels of skill and experience.
The 52nd Street Project located in Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood encourages children to work with professional theater artists to write and perform their very own plays.
The ACO American Classical Orchestra is a period instrument orchestra that brings Baroque and Classical music to young children in the city through school concerts.
Greenwich House Music School provides a welcoming environment for parents to introduce their children to music, art and ballet. Within their supportive community, students develop new skills and unique ways to express themselves through the arts as they cultivate their imaginations.
The Works’ arts-in-education programs seek to introduce New York City school students and other deserving youth to dance and the power of creativity in everyday life, with professional dance artists providing students with tools that foster a deep and lifelong engagement in the arts. These programs reach over 4,000 students throughout the Bronx and Manhattan each year.
The 92nd Street Y located on the UES offers theory classes, music ensembles, guitar lesson, piano lessons, singing lessons, music technology classes and more for both children and families.
The New York City Public School for Dance (NYCPSD) is a unique collaboration between Ballet Tech and the NYC Department of Education. The School, comprised of grades 4-8, integrates ballet-training with a public education. The academic curriculum follows the New York State Regents requirements, supplemented with the arts.
Church Street School for Music and Art is the only not-for-profit community school for the arts in Lower Manhattan. Located in Tribeca since 1990, we are a place where students of all ages share art and music experiences together. We specialize in process-based programs that help each individual find their unique creative voice.
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