This unique theatre based therapeutic arts program is comprised of ten week sessions geared to inspire and ignite the creative capability of youth. Rebound’s expressive arts program provides an artistic approach allowing youth to reach their full potential in a fun and safe environment, with youth involved in every aspect of theatre production cumulating in a full scale theatre production in the fall. Act II is open to all youth Ages 8-24.
More than just shining on stage the Act II youth provides opportunities for: Marketing, Publicity, Producing, Stage Manager, Photography, Props, Activity Development, Costume Making, Acting, Tech & Sound, Set Design, Set Construction, Costume Design, Hair and Make-up, Choreography, Backstage Crew, Music Directing and more.
Youth will develop:
· Communication skills
· Critical thinking skills
· Social and interpersonal skills
· An increase in self confidence
· An appreciation of the arts
· A sense of accomplishment and pride
The Theatre program is an excellent example of Rebound’s commitment to Youth Engagement. Youth are partnered with an adult ally in all areas of the production.