Youth Arts

At TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater, our youth programs are:

  • Child-centered 
  • Inclusive
  • Multi-disciplinary
  • Experiential
  • Conducted by professional artists who are also trained and committed educators
  • Designed to provide participants with an entertaining, rewardingand educational experience

We see youth arts programming as a fun-filled way to provide young people with a solid foundation in multiple artistic disciplines, which sets the stage for their ongoing exploration of the arts, their own creativity, their world and themselves.

Bubbles offers children, ages 4 – 6, visual arts, movement and creative drama in an active, fun-filled 3-week session.

Kaleidoscope Kaleidoscope is a 3-week intensive arts program for children ages 6 – 10, exploring music, visual arts, creative drama and movement.

Our arts residencies for K – 12 students are an exercise in education through creativity. Students explore such topics as bullying, identity, women’s history, the media and mythology through acting, movement and writing. Our residency programs:

  • Stimulate and educate
  • Introduce and encourage
  • Mix dreams and discipline
  • Build self-esteem and self-expression

Our ongoing rhythm tap dance classes, for ages 8 to 80, emphasize the musicality of tap dance, tap’s rich traditions and rhythmic possibilities. We offer serious instruction in rhythm tap, focusing on technique, choreography and improvisation in at atmosphere of respect and fun.