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The Winning Side by James Wallert (Workshop)

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THE WINNING SIDE explores the hidden history behind America’s 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing, especially that of it’s architect, the former Nazi engineer Wernher von Braun.  Co-commissioned by Epic and the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, THE WINNING SIDE tackles difficult questions of political and technological expediency, and what […]

Epic 2017 Annual Report

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Epic Theatre Ensemble 2017 Annual Report The key message of this report is hope; hope for a new role for theatre as a catalyst for justice in New York City’s neediest communities, hope for stronger and bolder young people entering the workforce, and hope for a vision of artists as […]

Epic Alumni: Where Are They Now?

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Meet Christina Gonzalez Christina is an Epic Alum, who was in the first graduating class of Bronx High School For Writing & Communication Arts (BHSWCA) –one of Epic’s partner schools. After graduating from BHSWCA, she went on to earn a BA in English and Journalism from The City College of […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]