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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. […]

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 […]

UNIFORM: A Part to Play (Tier 1)

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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

Tier 2 2017 – Building Blocks: Colorful Minds & Laundry City

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Epic NEXT 2017 Tier 2 photo coverage Epic Theatre Ensemble presents Building Block: Colorful Minds Commissioned in partnership with Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College Laundry City Commissioned in partnership with New York Appleseed and Teachers College  

Developing Young Thinkers, Actors & Leaders

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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 […]

Human Rights Project: Genocide

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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 […]

Epic’s R&J REMIX Took The Met!

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Epic’s Romeo and Juliet REMIX was part of the repertoire! Teens Take The Met! was free and open to all teens 13+ with a middle or high school ID.  Check out a video from a past Teens Take The Met! Teens Take The MET on social media: #metteens Tweets     […]