Category Archives: Arts Education

posts on classes, camps, arts education advocacy, policy or content.

By Joanne Seelig, Director of Education, Imagination Stage In Marc Joseph’s article “Has America Given Up On Arts Education?” he states that despite the fact that there is proven research that the arts can provide students with workforce skills, academic …

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By Nikki Kaplan, Associate Director of Education Auditions are happening all over Imagination Stage this summer!  They’re occurring in our summer camp productions, our summer showcase and teen boot camps, and for our advanced Conservatory/Ensemble slots for this fall. Auditioning …

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Soon enough, our building will be buzzing with new students, new songs, and new teachers as the Fall semester sets in. Whether it’s brushing up on dance technique or delving into their first acting experience, all students are able to …

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1.     What was the purpose of creating the IStage Dance Theatre Program? The IStage Dance Theatre Program gives advanced dancers an opportunity to apply their technique to create their own dances. It gives students and choreographers and opportunity to work …

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The 2015 White House Student Film Festival, which received over 1,500 submissions, selected films by two Imagination Stage students to receive honors. To Change by Jeff Fan was one of 16 Official Selections in the festival, and Saving the Noyes Library by …

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The word “geek” draws to mind many images – pocket protectors, tapped glasses, and the notorious game of Dungeons and Dragons. Though intended by its originators as a derogatory term, the idea of the classic “geek” has been embraced heartily …

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What is family? How do we define it? Do we need family? Can community and family provide for the same needs? Into the Woods explores many ideas and themes but what is of significant interest to me is the unconventional family …

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“There is enough darkness in the world. The Light must come from inside each of us, and it must be shared.” This could easily be another message about how every person has a special gift: their own unique light that …

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By Tala Hadavi, Video Journalist and Documentary Filmmaker Visual storytelling is something I got into later in life. I had already received my Masters degree in Economics and was well into my career at the World Bank when a friend …

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By Diane Nutting, Director of Access and Inclusion at Imagination Stage. Last month, members of the Imagination Stage Access Team were in New York City.

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