April 19th: Aaron Feinstein, President of Acitonplay to speak at Lincoln Center Arts & Autism Symposium:
Actionplay participant Conor Tague is playing “Cody Hill” on Law and Order SVU on NBC, This Wednesday 1/10 at 9:00pm. The name of the episode of “Pathological” Actionplay received and put forth Conor for the audition request, and he won the part. Actionplay will be teaching auditoning technique via our Audition Workshop!
The Actionplay Chorus performed at The Greenwich Village Orchestra’s annual Holiday Concert for children: Together in Music. This is the choruses 3rd year of performing with the Orchestra, and they performed an original devised theatrical production of Peter and the Wolf, and their original song “Colossus” arranged for the orchestra by Gabriel Lit
Actionplay provides staff training for a group of young people on the autism spectrum to pursue career in the arts at Lincoln Center.
Made up of a group of young performers on the autism spectrum, and led by Music Therapist Gabriel Lit, the Actionplay Chorus performs their own original music in professional settings.
Our Founder of Actionplay recently wrote a chapter about Actionplay and our inclusive AIMS program in the book Creativity and Community Among Autism Spectrum Youth. It features insights into Actionplay’s unique methodology and pedagogy, and the revolutionary practice of performing as an inclusive community.
How do we engage with community members who may not feel welcome at the theatre? How do we create work that’s relevant to them? How can we make a positive impact on their lives?