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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! 

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!

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...!

We Asked Our TAs | What's the Best Part of Being a Teaching Artist?

What’s the best part of being a teaching artist? We went straight to the source! Find out what some of NYCCT’s teaching artists love most about their jobs!

May Flowers | Pinterest Board

Over on Pinterest, April Showers brought May Flowers! See some of our favorite pins from this month's Pinterest board, including crafts, recipes and more!
The Amazing Adventures of Harvey and the Princess

Harvey, the Child Mime Storytime at Strand Book Store!

This June, we're hosting a story time and music event at Strand Book Store to celebrate the upcoming anniversary of one of our hit musicals!

Highlights from our 2019 Middle School Playwriting Competition!

On Monday, May 6th, New York City Children's Theater presented a reading of four short plays written by middle school students from NY! Take a look at some highlights from the rehearsal and the reading!

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