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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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.
From counterbalancing to crawling mid-air, learn partner acrobatic tricks that you can perform safely at home. Adult supervision required.
Hone your circus skills and promote them like a pro with family activities inspired by Cirque Mechanics’ modern circus spectacle Zephyr.
Practice the art of Bunraku puppetry with homemade puppets and improvise a story with your hands in activities inspired by Baobab.
From tissue boxes with eyes to animal shadows on the bathroom wall, explore a week’s worth of puppetry activities for the whole family.
Sample a favorite tune, improvise a city-based beat and dance the Cabbage Patch in family activities inspired by the new musical HIP HOP CINDERELLA.
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.