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Third-Year Usher Spotlight: Timothy Charles

Third-Year Usher Spotlight: Timothy Charles
We launched the NEW VICTORY Usher Corps the day the theater opened in 1995 to provide paid employment, job training, academic support, mentorship and an introduction to the performing arts for over 50 young New Yorkers each year. Since then, the program has provided over 400,000 hours of paid employment to over 660 NYC teens from across the city. Find out how young people ages 16-21 can apply to be a part of this award-winning ...
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Drumfolk Family Activity

Drumfolk Family Activity

In this Family Activity, learn a bit about stepping, the Step Afrika! dance company and the historical events that inspired DRUMFOLK.
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A Look Back on Five LabWorks Companies

A Look Back on Five LabWorks Companies

To celebrate all of the New Victory LabWorks we've received, we’re highlighting five alumni companies who are making waves in New York City (and beyond!).
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Creating the Puppets of Riddle of the Trilobites

Creating the Puppets of Riddle of the Trilobites

We sat down with Amanda Villalobos to get an inside look at how she brought extinct creatures back to life with puppetry!
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Learn more about New Victory LabWorks!

Learn more about New Victory LabWorks!

LabWorks encourages NYC artists to create imaginative work for young audiences. Laura Been and Li Kennedy answer some questions about the program!
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Third-Year Usher Spotlight: Brittney Santana

Third-Year Usher Spotlight: Brittney Santana

All season long, we’ll be featuring young people from the Usher Corps in our show programs and here on New Victory Stories.
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LabWorks Artist Spotlight: Leah Ogawa and Andrea Ang

LabWorks Artist Spotlight: Leah Ogawa and Andrea Ang

Their piece of puppet theater celebrates the humpback whale’s return to New York City waters after pollution drove the species away for many years.
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Riddle of the Trilobites Family Activity

Riddle of the Trilobites Family Activity

In this activity, bring prehistoric puppets to life, solve some riddles and make resolutions to save endangered animals by helping to stop climate change.
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New Work in the New Year

New Work in the New Year

In this new year, New Victory LabWorks takes center stage at New 42 with both works-in-progress and productions on stage this winter at New Victory.
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Creating the New 42 Teen Council

Creating the New 42 Teen Council

We sat down with a founding member and high school junior Oliver Peck to hear his thoughts on creating the New 42 Teen Council.
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