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Weekend Workshop ManhattanGBH Manhattan Theater and Spoken Word Residency

The Manhattan WorkshopWeekend Workshop Manhattan Residency is a learning and creative space for participants interested in theater and the spoken word and passionate about leadership development and social justice.

Surrounded by the bright lights of the city that never sleeps, participants interested in growing their craft in theater/spoken word will work on their performance skills and build on their technique as emerging skilled performers. Guided by dynamic Teaching Artists, participants work together as an ensemble to create original monologues and poems, devised theater pieces, stage presence, and more.

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Eligibility and Benefits

To be eligible for Weekend Workshop Manhattan, you must be:

  • A young woman and gender-expansive youth aged 15-21.
  • Based in NYC.
  • Available on one weekend day from October 2022 – June 2023.
  • No experience is necessary, but the desire to USE your performance and activist’s voice is a MUST.

Benefits Include:

  • Free snacks, Metrocards, and swag
  • A supportive community of mentors and peers
  • Technical training with experienced Teaching Artists to build artistic portfolio
  • Free entry to live professional NYC performances and events
  • Up to 90 hours of verified community service

Interested in joining but have questions?Schedule a meet and greet

A meet and greet is our opportunity to learn more about your artistic and social justice interests. We will also answer any questions about being an Artivist in the Weekend Workshop Manhattan residency.

Schedule a meet and greet

Please email if you have yet to hear from a staff member in 48 hours.