Explore the arts wherever you are! New Victory Arts Break offers free ideas and activities guided by New Victory Teaching Artists for teachers and families to incorporate performing arts into their learning. In this ongoing series, discover creative playtime that will flex your creativity and stretch your imagination!
New Victory Arts Break is funded, in part, by Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and New York State Council on the Arts.
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Turn any skill into a theatrical performance fit for the stage! Just add costumes, an artful show program and bit of the ol’ razzle dazzle.
Learn to juggle everyday objects and dream up a circus honoring someone you admire with family activities inspired by Circus Abyssinia: Tulu.
Ready, set, story! Gamify your family storytelling and dabble in performance art with three playful activities that sparkle with spontaneity.
Invent a secret handshake and reinvent a familiar character with activities inspired by The Acting Company’s adaptation of Dumas’s classic tale.
Dramatize a real-life location and remix the love letters of famous artists in this Arts Break inspired by The Acting Company’s Romeo and Juliet.
Drum up an imaginary meal and improvise a story while keeping the beat in this series of activities inspired by Cookin’!
Puppets! Songwriting! Dance! Give your summer one last shuffle of arts-based family fun with a playlist of eight creative activities.
Warm up and get moving with dance-based activities inspired by the artistry and diversity of New Victory Theater’s summer dance series.
Teaching Artist Alberto Denis highlights his experience as a New Victory Teaching Artist and his time creating Arts Break with Senior Manager of Creative Content, Zack Ramadan.
Learn how lighting and sound can help you set the mood and tell richer stories in this Arts Break inspired by Manual Cinema’s Leonardo!