Explore the arts wherever you are! Whether you’re preparing to attend a show or are just looking for some family-friendly creative inspiration, New Victory Arts Break offers free online activities guided by New Victory Teaching Artists for teachers and families to incorporate performing arts into their learning. In this ongoing series, discover posts related to past and upcoming shows 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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Inspired by Night Light, play some nighttime games and get ready for bed with a stretch and a singalong.
How’d you do that?! Share a special skill through storytelling, illustrate a family memory and play a story game with random objects.
Nailed it! Practice landing unique trick shots and zippy punchlines in family activities inspired by Card Ninja.
Explore puppetry as a team, advocate for animals and learn the history of Houdini’s legendary act in this Arts Break inspired by Cahoots NI’s The Vanishing Elephant!
Bend! Stretch! Melt! Learn the origins of some traditional ballet movements and then find new ways to express them with your body.
Learn about the history of house dance, sample a menu of dance moves, and work with friends and family to create a personalized poster!
Dance inspiration can come from anywhere at any time—even in the shower! Create choreography based on activities from your morning routine.
Express your emotions through dance! Pop and groove your way through feelings of excitement, embarrassment and more.
Enjoy a nighttime stretch and singalong with your little one in a series of activities inspired by Spellbound Theatre’s Shakespeare’s Stars.
From shadow puppets to music to illustrations, explore wordless ways of theatrical storytelling with activities inspired by Spellbound Theatre’s Wink.