PTP Partnerships

CELEBRATING OUR CULTURES THROUGH THEATRE

In the PTP Partnerships, our team of experienced teaching artists collaborate with 1618 elementary, middle and high schools, primarily in Upper Manhattan, to provide student-centered, culturally-sustaining, and experiential theatre curricula to approximately 900 K–12 students, many of whom are Multilingual Learners.

Over 15 weekly sessions, students work together with their teaching artist to create a multi-disciplinary theatrical collage that celebrates the cultures represented in the classroom. Through this process, students build their creative capacity, celebrate their culture, and discover the power of community and collaboration through theatre. 

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WHAT OUR COMMUNITY IS SAYING

This community based organization is perfect for ELL students and families because the organization’s mission has always been to serve and empower immigrant and minority communities as integral, valued and powerful citizens of our city.

Monica Klehr
Monica Klehr Founding Principal of Harbor Heights Middle School

Today I am proud to be attending a performing arts high school and intend to use the skills I learned at People’s Theatre Project to advocate for myself and my community, and to inspire others to do the same.

ROCIA
Rocio School and Public Programs participant

CURRENT PARTNERS

After-School All-Stars

Amistad Dual Language Middle School

Association to Benefit Children (ABC)

Bronx High School of Business

The Charter High School for Law & Social Justice

Dos Puentes Elementary School

Dual Language Middle School

English Language Learners and International Support Preparatory Academy (ELLIS)

Fresh Youth Initiatives

Harbor Heights Middle School

High School for Law and Public Service

Manhattan Hunter Science High School

One World Middle School

PS 125

Repertory Company High School for Theatre Arts

Robert F. Wagner Middle School

School in The Square

YM&YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood

Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School (WHEELS)

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