Off The Page in residence at the Pocantico Center and the David Rockefeller Performing Arts Center
We were thrilled to be in residence for a week of development on our adaptation of Kip Wilson’s WHITE ROSE. Company members from across the country were able to join us as we explored the final third of our script and shared it with 200 eighth graders from Sleepy Hollow Middle School. The New Victory Education team provided wrap around engagement with students and everyone was able to participate in talk backs after the shares. Read more about it here.
Off The Page is a member of the No Book Bans Coalition!We continue to work with colleagues across the country to resist book and theatre bans. Find resources for your theatre or classroom on the No Book Bans Website.
Off The Page joins the National Coalition Against Censorship...
...for their annual benefit and to celebrate high school student Madeline Scotti, who organized against the banning of the play Indecent in her Florida high school.
All American Boys: Script Release
Off The Page is honored to partner with TYA/USA, The Alliance Theatre, and Playscripts to officially release the script and video recording of ALL AMERICAN BOYS (based on the book by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely) as a resource to confront systemic racism, police brutality, and its impact on young people across this country. The video and free access to the digital script are available here To license the script for production, please visit Playscripts
Brooklyn Arts Council Grant Award
Off The Page is thrilled to be a recipient of Brooklyn Arts Council’s Local Arts Fund grant. This support will allow us to continue working with youth in Brooklyn on the creation and performance of new theatre. We are grateful to BAC and their continued support of us over the years.
The White Rose Devising Project
Please join us for the share of the White Rose devising project. Tuesday, December 17th, 6:30pm at the MS 442 auditorium, on stage (entrance closest to 10th Avenue, building address is 500 19th St, Brooklyn, NY 11215). The White Rose Devising Project is sponsored, in part, by the Greater New York Arts Development Fund of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, administered by Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC).
Off The Page In American Theater Magazine
We are honored to be included in American Theatre Magazine's recap of TYA/USA's 2019 Festival and Conference. And check out the great picture at the top of the article--that's the absolutely amazing Atlanta-based cast The Alliance Theatre put together for us for the reading of our adaptation of ALL AMERICAN BOYS
Off The Page at the TYA/USA Festival & Conference
Join us at the TYA/USA Festival & Conference this May 8-11 in Atlanta, Ga at the Alliance Theatre. We are honored to present a reading of our adaptation of Jason Reynolds’ and Brendan Kiely’s All American Boys. Jason Reynolds is a keynote speaker at the conference and adaptations of three of his books are being presented. We are so excited to partner with The Alliance Theatre and work with local Atlanta youth actors to bring All American Boys to the stage. We look forward to seeing The Kennedy Center’s adaptation of Long Way Down and Nashville Children’s Theatre’s adaptation of Ghost at the festival!
Off The Page Black Box After School Project
What would you say if you and 24 strangers seeking shelter, ended up crammed in a gas station beer cooler waiting for the tornado to pass & not knowing if you'd survive or if these 24 strangers might be the last people you ever see? Come find out in this immersive theatre experience on May 22 at MS 442 in Brooklyn.
About Off The Page Education
Off the Page inspires young people - to connect to the past, take action in the present, and change the future.
Using the arts and creative learning, we take history out of the textbook and into the hands of young people.
Off the Page is more than an arts education program - we are a movement, cultivating a generation of social changemakers.