|Adult Care of Chester County - Therapeutic Activities||Adult Care of Chester County believes that a comprehensive adult day services program includes services specific to the strengths and needs of the people attending. That includes nursing oversight, medication administration, and other skilled nursing services that match the needs of each individual. It includes assistance with activities of daily living at the appropriate level for each person attending. It includes therapeutic activities that are carried out with modifications to match the abilities of each person in the group. It includes a full-time music therapist on staff to provide music therapy and development or enhancement of hidden talents and interests. Lunch and two snacks are provided with special diets based on nutritional and medical needs of the people attending. Our comprehensive adult day services program also includes caring for the family caregivers through individual and group support and education. People attend 2-6 days per week depending on their needs and circumstances.||Chester||Adult Care of Chester County, Inc. Sharp Lane Center - Chester; Exton||Adult Care of Chester County|
|Art-Reach - In-Facility Program||The In-Facility Program brings the arts directly to our members through on-site performances and arts activities at participating agencies and schools.||Philadelphia||Art-Reach - Philadelphia; Logan Square||Art-Reach|
|Art-Reach - Workshop Program||The Workshop Program provides in-depth, participatory arts programs that address specific social needs. Recent examples include a residency with InterAct Theatre and the Mural Arts Program, in which inter-generational community members from the Norris Square neighborhood of North Philadelphia used stories from their heritage to create an outdoor mural and a theatre performance, and a workshop at William Penn High School where artists from the Fabric Workshop worked with students to create original T-shirt designs promoting anti-violence.||Philadelphia||Art-Reach - Philadelphia; Logan Square||Art-Reach|
|BuildaBridge International - Community Programs||BuildaBridge Community provides arts-integrated intervention and education to children and families in underserved communities. In collaboration with local schools, community centers, transitional homes, and religious congregations, BuildaBridge Community delivers life skills training, artistic educational experiences, and therapeutic intervention through art-making in music, drama, dance, creative writing, and the visual arts.||Philadelphia||BuildaBridge International - Philadelphia; Germantown||BuildaBridge International|
|BuildaBridge International - Institute for Arts in Transformation||BuildaBridge Institute is a research and training institute designed to prepare artists, social service professionals, community and congregational leaders, youth workers and non profit organization personnel to integrate the arts effectively in education and community development. BuildaBridge Institute embraces the power of the arts in community outreach by teaching arts based tools for healing and empowerment, and efficient ways to implement them, to better serve those in need.
The Institute is offered in an annual five-day residency at Bryn Mawr College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania; however, a similar program is offered abroad through BuildaBridge's International department.
Courses, divided in two simultaneous tracks, are offered in 1.5 to 2.5 hour blocks throughout the day, where participants learn foundational theory, arts education, arts management, applied arts methods and art skills. First time participants attend first track courses, while second time participants attend second track courses, as follows:
Foundations for Arts in Transformation (Track 1)
Arts and Spiritual Development (Track 1)
Arts, Creativity and Human Development (Track 1)
Arts in Education (Track 1)
Organization for Community Arts featuring collaborative work and fund-raising (Track1)
Money News Network, a drama-based training program on financial management will be presented (Track 1)
Arts in Healing (Track 2)
Arts in Social Services (Track 2)
Leadership Practicum (Track 2)
Skills Development Workshops in: different art mediums (e.g. transformational drama, drumming, dance, visual arts etc.) and cross-cultural skills for community and overseas service (Track 1 and Track 2)
Methods Lab Practicum where students and participants observe and assist a lead teacher in a direct arts service program with youth/seniors in a local homeless shelter (Track 1 and Track 2)
Returning participants will also have the option to attend a third track (new) of course offerings on Emergency Art Relief on June 4-6, featuring CPR, First Aid, and Cross-Cultural Skills for Overseas Service. More information is forthcoming.
||Philadelphia||BuildaBridge International - Philadelphia; Germantown||BuildaBridge International|
|Carlisle Regional Performing Arts Center||Provide opportunities to children from all backgrounds and social/economic status to be involved in theatre and the arts.
Our Players on High theatre program can provide an orientation to the performing arts through field trips, childrens' programming which include acting classes for a variety of styles, professional level workshops/clinics/camps for such skills as auditioning, improvisation and more in today's marketplace.
PoH also offers live theatre for all ages including adults.
In addition to the live theatre we also show films, host concerts, rent our theatre for other various events.||Cumberland||Carlisle Regional Performing Arts Center||Carlisle Regional Performing Arts Center |
|Enchantment Theatre Company - Outreach to Schools||Pre or Post Performance Teaching Artist Presentations:
- ETC teaching artists are available to visit your classroom to help prepare students for the show. Students will be introduced to the story, characters and themes, and the different theater forms they will see in the play. Our artists are also available after the performance to discuss your students' theater experience, and to introduce them to the possibility of creating their own production. These presentations are available as an assembly program or a classroom demonstration.
School Workshops and Residencies:
- ETC teaching artists offer workshops and residencies for children and adults in mask-making, puppetry and physical theater. Although the basic principles of what is presented are simple, relevant and appropriate for all students, each workshop is customized to the size, needs, age, skill level and orientation of each group. Workshops include:
- Introduction to Mask, Puppetry, Magic or Physical Theater: Workshops to introduce students to different theater forms
- Create Your Own Production: Residency program engaging students in the process of writing, designing, rehearsing and performing their own theater piece
NEW! Enchantment is seeking two new schools to host our Residency Program during the 2009/10 school year||Montgomery||Enchantment Theatre Company - Philadelphia; Avenue of the Arts||Enchantment Theatre Company|
|Grands As Parent's (G.A.P.'s) - Very Important People Program||The VIP program offers these teens individual counseling, group counseling, mentorship conflict resolution/anger management, life skills, and sexual and drug abuse prevention. We also offer teens cultural activities through Art Sanctuary performances. We sponsor a modern dance troupe, in which teens choreograph their own dance steps. They also express themselves through Hip Hop, poetry, rap and drawing. There is leadership training, job readiness training, and workshops in health.
||Philadelphia||*Main Site (Grands As Parent's)||Grands As Parent's (G.A.P.'s)|
|Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance - Cultural Policy Program||Through its cultural policy program the Alliance works proactively to make the case for public funding of arts and culture, respond to threats to cultural programs, encourage community-based cultural projects, and promote better understanding of the cultural field to stakeholders throughout the region.||Philadelphia||Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance - Philadelphia; Center City||Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance|
|Montgomery Theater - Young Actors Workshops||Mixed Media Summer Intensive has students working with professional actors and film makers to create an interactive theater and film piece. This two week camp focuses on acting technique, basic film making and play writing.
$400 July 5th to July 16th M to F 10AM to 4PM
Acting Summer Intensive spends three weeks taking students through the production process from rehearsal to curtain call! Focus is on Acting technique, characterization and scene work.
$450 July 5th to July 23rd M to F 10AM to 4PM
Musical Theater Summer Intensive, also three weeks, takes its students through the production of a musical! Focus is on voice dance and acting.
$550 July 5th to July 23rd M to F 10AM to 4PM
Young Actors Company Summer Intensive
Three month long summer program for talented teens in 9th to 12th grades including acting classes and final one act production. Students have acting intensive in the morning, and rehearse a production in the afternoon. The class also includes three visiting master teachers that will train students in improve, auditions, and directing. This program also includes an apprenticeship within specific departments of the theater.
$750 June 21st to August 6th Monday to Thursday 10:30 AM to 3PM
All levels of ability and interest are welcome.
||Montgomery||Montgomery Theater - Montgomery; Souderton||Montgomery Theater|
|Peoples Light and Theatre Company - Youth Classes||SUMMERSTAGE AT PEOPLE’S LIGHT: Summerstage offers youth ages 7-18 an opportunity to work in close collaboration with professional theater artists. Students are immersed in the theatre-making process, experiencing acting, movement, music, and design. All programs culminate with presentations for family, friends, and theatre staff. Scholarships are available to those who qualify.||Chester||*Main Site (Peoples Light & Theatre Company)||Peoples Light and Theatre Company|
|Philadelphia Education Fund - ArtsRising||ArtsRising is a community-wide effort to improve and expand equitable access to high quality arts education opportunities for children so that youth are better engaged in learning and find multiple pathways to success in school and in their community. Reaching all children and youth in the region is central to our mission.
||Philadelphia||Philadelphia Education Fund - Philadelphia; Center City||Philadelphia Education Fund|
|Shirley Road Productions - Documentaries||Shirley Road Productions is an award-winning, non-profit (501)(c)(3), independent video/film production company, based in Philadelphia. Founded by public television professionals in 1991, the company’s mission is to create educational and cultural programs that are innovative in content, point of view and production. Shirley Road Productions also provides video services that expand the communications activities of non-profit educational, community and advocacy organizations. Many of these works have won awards and have been broadcast. Please visit the "Partners / Collaborators" link for more information.||Montgomery||Shirley Road Productions - Montgomery; Narberth||Shirley Road Productions|
|University City Arts League - After School Arts Classes||The Arts League offers an affordable option for after school cultural enrichment for ages 5-12. You can enroll your child in crafts, dance, drama, drawing, languages, painting, pottery, writing and more. A snack is included with the class and pickup is available from Penn Alexander School for an additional fee. Compare our rates to other after school options in the area and you will find that the Arts League offers variety, quality and value.||Philadelphia||University City Arts League - Philadelphia; University City||University City Arts League|
|Village of the Arts and Humanities - Learning Through the Arts||Offers after-school and summer programs for youth ages 13 to 19.||Philadelphia||Village of the Arts and Humanities - Philadelphia; North Philadelphia||Village of the Arts and Humanities|