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Laundry City (Music Video)

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You’ve seen them on an off-Broadway stage, in renowned academic conferences, and in many schools and colleges around the U.S. Now, Laundry City continues to spread the discussion on school segregation and equality by taking over the music charts! Here’s Laundry City’s music video world premiere!  About Laundry City […]

Epic #GivingTuesday

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Giving Tuesday is today! Please consider donating to Epic!Facebook and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are matching up to $2 million of funds raised on Facebook for U.S. nonprofits and Facebook is also waiving all fees for donations made to nonprofits on Facebook. Help us make bold, collaborative and […]

Trial of Robespierre: Chelsea Career & Technical Education High School

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On Friday, November 17th, Epic Theatre Ensemble, in partnership with Chelsea Career & Technical Education High School, presented the culmination of the youth development project: The Trial of Robespierre. This program is a unique literary analysis, student research, creative writing, and targeted preparation for state-wide exams. On this opportunity, we […]

Building Blocks: Colorful Minds (World Premiere)

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This timely play uses theatre, dance, movement, and stand-up comedy to examine how Science, Technology, Engineering and Math are taught in Public Schools and the impact this pedagogy is having on diversity in the STEM workforce. DETAILS Date: November 13 Time: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Cost: FREE VENUE Teachers […]

Epic Alumni, Where Are They Now?

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Today we start a new series of interviews with current and former Epic students, to catch up where are they and relive memories about the Epic family. Meet Aimé Donna Kelly I met Epic as a Freshman at Talent Unlimited High School in 2001. Before I met them, I was […]

Artist Advisory Council (AAC)

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Over twenty professionals have been named to the Artist Advisory Council (AAC) representing actors, producers, directors, and industry leaders. The AAC will help Epic further its goal of empowering young people by connecting them to professional theatre-makers. Council Members will work directly with the young people Epic serves in special […]

Epic Takes The Met!

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Friday October 20, 5–8 pm Grab your friends and take over The Met for the night. Drop in for teen-only activities across the Museum including art making, performances, music, and more. Discover what you can also do at over 40 NYC cultural and community organizations. Doors open at 5 pm. […]

‘STEM Deserts’ in the Poorest Schools: How Can We Fix Them?

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Via: Edweek.org Students attending high-poverty schools tend to have fewer science materials, fewer opportunities, and less access to the most rigorous mathematics classes, like calculus and physics, than students attending low-poverty schools, a new analysis points out. That means that they’re less likely to encounter real-world problem-solving that characterizes advanced […]

Laundry City at The Graduate Center

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Gentrification, segregation, and inequality in New York City public schools On, Tuesday, September 26, in partnership with Columbia University’s Teachers College and the CUNY Graduate Center, Epic’s student written play Laundry City was presented to kick off an event to discuss gentrification, segregation, and inequality in New York City public […]

Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge Opens for High School Students

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Calling All Broadway Songwriters (in High School) The National Endowment for the Arts is giving high school composers a chance to make it to Broadway. A new national competition, called the Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge, seeks to find and develop young songwriters from around the country; the finalists will win a […]