Explore the arts at home! New Victory Arts Break offers ideas for teachers and families to incorporate performing arts into their online learning. Each week will focus on a different art form with a series of free activities for kids guided by New Victory Teaching Artists.
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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In this week’s Arts Break, it’s time to expand and enrich the world of your theatrical creations by designing props and soundscapes!
It’s Playmaking Week! By the end of this week, you’ll have everything you need to write and perform your very own scenes and short plays.
It’s Week 7 of New Victory Arts Break! Wear your hearts on your sleeves and hold onto your silliest hats—this week is all about clowning.
It’s time to sharpen our pencils, tap our toes and raise our voices to the sound of music—it’s New Victory Arts Break – Songwriting Week!
Levitation may have eluded you during Magic Week, but this week you have a chance to fight off gravity in a wholly different art form—juggling!
This week we are focusing on magic. Take the Magician’s Oath, develop an entertaining persona and use everyday household items to amaze your family!
Practice a variety of puppet-making and puppeteering skills with materials you have at home, and put them together into a masterful show of manipulation.
It’s time to get up and move! This week’s activities are designed to help you explore dance and movement as a family in fun, approachable ways.
This week, we’re exploring different forms of percussion. Let’s kick things off with Teaching Artist Peter Musante and a lesson on body percussion!