<p>Photo coverage UNIFORM: A Part to Play Written and Performed by The Epic Next 2017 Tier One Ensemble   Click here to see the full album</p>
<p>Epic NEXT 2017 Tier 2 photo coverage Epic Theatre Ensemble presents Building Block: Colorful Minds Commissioned in partnership with New York Appleseed and Teachers College Laundry City Commissioned in partnership with Kupferberg Cebter for the Arts at Queens College  </p>
<p>In 2012, with the support of The Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation, we began our most ambitious youth development program: Epic NEXT; Developing Young Thinkers, Actors & Leaders. Through specifically-personalized pairings between artist-mentors and developing young artists, Epic NEXT utilizes a comprehensive, individualized approach to artistic and youth development. The Epic […]</p>
<p>Epic Theatre Ensemble, in partnership with the Bronx High School for Writing and Communications Arts, presented the conclusion of the Human Rights Project: Genocide. During 20 sessions, Epic’s Teaching Artists, work with high-school students developing a 5-minute original play that explores the social impact of historical events associated with human rights. This […]</p>

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Epic makes theatre that empowers. Epic’s artists are equal parts cyphers and mentors: they create and amaze; they teach and inspire; they translate the struggles of history into lessons for our future; they fight their way into the center of the civic dialogue. We value youth voice deeply, because we share a youthful passion for justice; we believe that theatre that embraces this passion transforms audiences from passive bystanders into active participants forging a more inclusive and collaborative vision of America.

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