This summer we asked our talented cast and production team “Why Does Children’s Theater Matter?” Now we ask you and your families to share your experiences in which theater made an impact on you, your perception of the world, or even your goals as a human being.
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New York City Children’s Theater would like to thank the students and teachers who shared their thoughts on FIVE! Congratulations to creators Brooke Boertzel, Sara Hunter Orr and Alec Gross for bringing a new musical to life for young students to enjoy!
The sharp and talented dancers, Elizabeth Washington (Sally), Emily Vetsch (Sophie), Jeff Davis (Peter), and Valerie Guido (Janelle), returned to reprise their roles in Ballerina Swan. Watch our interview of their favorite moments including legendary ballerina Allegra Kent and the magic of performing with Sophie the Swan!
Our fantastic choreographer Michael McGowan is more than excited to Theatre 3 this winter! Take a look into his experiences as a dancer, a choreographer and an audience of Ballerina Swan!
Over here, guys, over here! Our fabulous cast of Young Charles Dickens sits down with us to talk about breathing life into the reality of the author’s world. Vinnie Urdea (Tommy Traddles, Carker, Dodger, and Jo), Eryn LeCroy (Elizabeth Dickens, Sue, and Woman in White) and Joe Bach (John Dickens, Bill Sykes, Squeers, and Dick) bring an amazing discussion to the table about portraying various characters and gaining the drive to entertain from the stage!
Our lovely Ballerina Swan are back again for another fun season this season! Check out our friends, Elizabeth Washington (Sally), Emily Vetsch (Sophie), Jeff Davis (Peter), and Valerie Guido (Janelle) as they perform an audience favorite based off the book by world renowned ballerina Allegra Kent! Don’t forget to buy your tickets to our show!
“Young theatergoers, however, don’t have to have read Dickens to enjoy this earnest and often evocative family show.” – New York Times
“Young Charles Dickens encourages kids to be socially conscious and treat everyone regardless of class, race or other differences with respect and empathy.” – Mommy Poppins
Welcome our young gentlemen, Ryan Borses (“Charles Dickens”) and Bryson Bruce (“Bob Fagin”) in our wonderful holiday musical Young Charles Dickens! Take a sneak peek at how they brought these historical figures to the spotlight!
In their “Best Holiday Shows for Families in New York City,” Mommy Nearest adds both our holiday productions, Young Charles Dickens and Ballerina Swan, to the mix!
Catch Up on the Latest
- Read Ruby Finds a Worry with Caitlyn!July 8, 2020 - 8:00 am
Join Caitlyn for a read aloud of Ruby Finds a Worry by Tom Percival and learn her trick for you to use that will help you if you find a worry!
- Draw a Bee with Miranda!July 7, 2020 - 8:00 am
NYCCT’s Arts Administration Apprentice, Miranda, loves to draw! Today, Miranda is drawing a bee, and she’s going to show you how to draw one too!