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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!

Inside a NYCCT Residency with Alex!

Education Associate Alex takes you along with her as she brings a residency program to a Queens public school this summer!
The sun is reading a book: Alfie!

Summer Reading Club | Alfie: The Turtle that Disappeared

This week, we're reading all about Pets! Check out a reading of the book Alfie, activities to work on together and more. Once you've read the book, don't forget to collect your badge!

Understanding Creative Play by Psacoya G.

NYCCT Teaching Artist Psacoya recalls a particularly memorable breakthrough with one of her ARC students. Go inside the ARC classroom...
The sun is reading a book: Lucia the Luchadora

Summer Reading Club | Lucia the Luchadora

Welcome to NYCCT's Summer Reading Club! This week's theme is Superheros! Check out our first book picks (for little ones and for grownups!), a reading of Lucia the Luchadora and activities to create together!
Students attend a Title 1 School Performance

We Asked Our TAs | What Sparked Your Love of Theater?

All it takes to change a child's life with theater is #OneSpark. We asked our teaching artists what sparked their love of theater! 

The Best Advice for Young Dancers!

Do you know a little one who wants to be a dancer when they grow up? Then you'll want to read this advice from the five stars of NYCCT's This is Sadie!

Magical Advice for Young Actors!

Do you know a little one who wants to be an actor when they grow up? Then you'll want to read this advice from the five stars of NYCCT's The Emperor's New Clothes...!

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