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Kaya Chwals

Kaya Chwals

CORPORATE ENGAGEMENT MANAGER

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Imagining the Future with The Creator’s Project and the Toyota Prius

Urban Arts Partnership students from New York and Los Angeles have a unique opportunity to interact with artists and designers, cutting-edge technology, and fascinating works of art, thanks to our new partnership with Toyota and The Creator's Project. Last week in NYC, we paid a visit to the launch of the Future Forward event series, and met a designer ... Continue reading ›

Michael Wiggins

Michael Wiggins

Director of Education MICHAEL was the Education Program Consultant and teaching artist trainer for the New York Shakespeare Festival/Public Theater for 15 seasons. He founded Teaching Artist Group (www.teachingartistgroup.org), and he is the founding Artistic Producer of Mud/Bone. Michael served as a proposal review panelist for the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) Theater Program, and as a member of the writing committee for the New York City Blueprint for Teaching and Learning in the Arts (PDF). He has developed and facilitated numerous professional development workshops for teaching artists, and for classroom teachers in Title I schools. He was a member of the New Victory Theater’s original Teaching Artist Enrichment Team, and currently serves as a member of the NYC Arts in Education Roundtable’s Teaching Artist Affairs Committee. He has worked as an adjunct professor for NYU’s Educational Theatre Program and for The Graduate Program in Educational Theatre at The City College of New York. He is the author of The Teaching Artist Sutras, which debuted, this semester, as an assigned reading in graduate level courses at both NYU, and City College. His blog for the Association of Teaching Artists is archived, and he continues to post @ Twitter, Education: New York University Tisch School of the Arts Graduate Acting Progam MFA (’98).

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After Ferguson: UAP Changemakers Initiative Lesson Plan

After Ferguson: UAP Changemakers Initiative Lesson Plan At Urban Arts Partnership, the Changemakers Initiative encourages teaching artists to explore social justice issues in their classrooms. This lesson was developed by UAP Program Staff Augustina Warton and Jamel Mims, in the aftermath of the police shooting of Michael Brown, as a portable workshop for teaching artists to ... Continue reading ›

Delia Denson

Delia Denson

Communications Coordinator

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The Art of the Game:  Fun as Behavior Management

Contributed by EASE Teaching Artist, Melanie House On a cold rainy morning in mid-December, I leave my warm home in the Bronx to travel to the edge of Queens, near Long-Island, for work.  Light is just beginning to fill the sky, as I make my way with a large bag of items to my first class.  When I ... Continue reading ›

Delia Denson

Delia Denson

Communications Coordinator

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Come Check Us Out at SXSWEdu!

Urban Arts Partnership will be out in full force at SXSWEdu! The SXSWedu® Conference & Festival fosters innovation in learning by hosting a diverse and energetic community of stakeholders from a variety of backgrounds in education. The four-day event affords registrants open access to engaging sessions, interactive workshops, hands on learning experiences, cinematic portrayals, early stage startups ... Continue reading ›

Delia Denson

Delia Denson

Communications Coordinator

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The 4th Annual Teresa Hughes Independent Film Festival!

This fall, students of Teresa Hughes Elementary School in Los Angeles wrote, shot and edited five short films within just 10 weeks. Mr. Lopez’s 4th grade class created a short film adaptation of the short story, “My Diary from Here to There”, a true story about a young girl who immigrates with her family from Juarez, ... Continue reading ›

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Tyra Banks ‘Starting Wig Line’

Tyra Banks ‘Starting Wig Line' These days, buying a wig is the proper reply to quite a few conditions. Search out a licensed black hair care professional for those who need assistance styling and managing black hair. There's a severe side to why people wear wigs and that always comes down to the truth that ... Continue reading ›

Delia Denson

Delia Denson

Communications Coordinator

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Reflections of Self in Core Material

5th Grade students at P.S 174 are exploring identity by painting their own self-portraits!  The class has learned several different artistic concepts and techniques such as contour drawing, facial lines and shading, proportion, color and mood. Students are also reading short stories that align with the unit. One such story comes from “Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul.”  The main character of this story ... Continue reading ›

Delia Denson

Delia Denson

Communications Coordinator

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“The Important Book of 601”

Students in class 601 at JHS 162 started their year off reading The Important Book by Margaret Wise Brown. They then created their very own Important Book, The Important Book of 601. Each student wrote and designed a page dedicated to something important in their lives. The important things chosen ran the gamut-- from my iPhone, to my ... Continue reading ›

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Are Designer Wedding Attire Worth The High Worth Tag?

Are Designer Wedding Attire Worth The High Worth http://www.ohhmylove.com/prom-dresses.html Tag? There are a lot of retailers which can promote the wholesale dresses in a cheap price. I know that would totally make your hub and certainly plus measurement wedding ceremony dresses pointless but still historically, ladies work and wrestle to get in the perfect form they ... Continue reading ›