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Summer Reading Club | My Name is Yoon

Moving to a new place is hard. Moving to a new place where you don't know the language is even harder! Follow one young girl's journey with self-identity with this week's Summer Reading Club book pick, My Name is Yoon!

Inside a NYCCT Residency with Alex!

NYCCT's Associate Director of Education, Alex, takes you along with her as she brings a residency program to a Queens public school this summer!

Exploring an ARC Book by Ingrid R.

NYCCT Teaching Artist Ingrid takes us inside the classroom as her class explores the book Trombone Shorty.
Drafts of Stanley's costume design next to Stanley in his Pillowland costume beneath a purple overlay

Transformation Tuesdays!

Follow along every Tuesday as we show you how Pillowland, The Emperor's New Clothes and More Magical Stories and This is Sadie came to life on stage!

Summer Reading Club | Trombone Shorty

This week's Summer Reading Club book pick tells the story of a master musician: Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews! Your little one will be inspired by this musical prodigy from New Orleans! Watch a read aloud of the story, get activity ideas, a book pick for grownups and more!
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Listening: A Teaching Artist Journey by Rae W.

NYCCT Teaching Artist Rae reminds us that kids are always listening with special stories from inside the classroom. 

Summer Reading Club | Jack's Worry

Everyone has a worry sometimes, right? In this week's Summer Reading Club book pick, Jack's Worry, kids will learn about worries - and how to overcome them! Head to our website for a reading of the book, a pick for grownups about one person's journey with anxiety, craft ideas and more!

A Play Filled ARC Friday by Sindy C.

NYCCT Teaching Artist, Sindy, reminisces about a special connection she shared with one of her students and her fun-filled Fridays at ARC. 

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