Family Engagement


Spend your day the New Vic way! These Family Engagement programs are FREE for ticket-holders to select performances and are designed to let you and your family learn more about the shows, try out different art forms, ask questions of the performers and, of course, have fun.

Arts ExpressARTS EXPRESS
"Drop-in" early to participate in hands-on activities inspired by the art form and content onstage. Led by New Victory Teaching Artists, these events happen during the hour before a show begins.

Pre-ShowLook for the Arts Express icons on the performance calendars for the following 2014-15 productions:

  TXT Marks the SpotTXT MARKS THE SPOT
Equipped with a map and your mobile device, follow clues around the theater and work together with New Victory Teaching Artists to complete challenges, learning more about the show and the New Vic.


Post-Show Look for the TXT Marks the Spot icons on the performance calendars for the following 2014-15 productions:
 
 

 
   
TRY THIS
Pre and Post-ShowPlay before the play! For every performance at the New Vic, head downstairs to the lower lobbies to "Try This" and engage with props, design elements or other ideas from the show onstage.
  BUSY BEES
Pre-ShowBefore all performances of Babble, Minimón and Paper Planet, keep your little one busy while they wait with arts and crafts and activities that engage all the senses.
 
 
Talk-BacksTALK-BACKS
Post-ShowAsk questions and get to know the performers and creative team. New Victory Teaching Artists, who have in-depth knowledge of the show and art form, lead these lively discussions.

Look for the Talk-Back icons on the performance calendars for most productions in The New Victory (except for The Mysterious Hat).
  FAMILY ACTIVITIES
Pre and Post-Show
For each production, the award-winning New Victory Education Department also prepares a free, online Family Activity to do right in your own home. Enjoy the latest one here.

 

READY TO ENGAGE EVEN MORE?!

 
Family Workshops and Kids Weeks
take the onstage art forms into the Studio (the professional New 42nd Street Studios, where Broadway companies rehearse). Taught by New Victory Teaching Artists, these 90-minute workshops and 5-day sessions are the perfect opportunities to deepen relationships to the arts and make memories. Family Workshops: $12 / participant for Members; $17 / participant for Non-Members; See individual Kids Weeks for pricing details.