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52nd Street Project

Mentoring, Arts Exposure, Writing, Performance, Retreats, Academics…You can find it all at The 52nd Street Project for


All Kids Start Here

Young girl using a visual prop
Ages 9-11
Writing + Retreat


This is the gateway program for The 52nd Street Project. You just have to live in Hell’s Kitchen NYC and be 9-10 years old. The Playmaking program, a nine-week class meeting every Tuesday, teaches kids how to write for the theater. At the end of the course, they are assigned a director/dramaturge and given a pair of actors that they’ll write for. We take the kids and their directors…

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The Project fosters a sense of inclusion in a place where children’s creative work is the driving force.

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