Mission: People's theatre project unites members of under-represented communities to raise awareness of their shared struggles through the personally and socially transformative process of collaborative theatre making.
Programs: School based theatre residencies people's theatre project partners with new york city schools and community-based organizations to provide students in grades k-12 with deep and meaningful engagement in the artistic process. Students have a unique opportunity to develop and perform a devised theatre piece focused on a social theme using a variety of theatrical forms including scenes, monologues, group poems, movement and music pieces to address topics such as bullying, relationships, and violence.
community based theatre making programs -with its dedicated team of artist educators, people's theatre project leads groups of children, teens, adults, and seniors through a process of creating and performing original theatrical events in community settings. The plays created by the community actors address some of the most pressing issues nyc neighborhoods face and open space for dialogue.
PTP is a vibrant organization, whose potential for greatness is limitless, and it is only enhanced by the involvement of the general public in providing support for their activities. They have truly touched many lives, ranging from the young and hopeful, to the old and knowledgeable. I encourage everyone to stretch out their hand in support, may it be a financial contribution or some hours of your week!