A look back at Fall Showcase

View some of the painting, apparel, and digital work Apprentices made during the fall. During Showcase last month, Apprentices in both crews shared their work virtually and presented some of their thought processes behind the work. Here are a few examples of the amazing work that was shared this fall.

A Game Design for Futureworlds

We’re excited to highlight a recent project by one of our Apprentices in Visuals + Media Arts, Joshua. Joshua is creating Futureworlds video game! He got his inspiration from his love of classic video games, so he decided to make an Asteroids type game in response to the fact that the FutureWorlds this year will…

Virtual Showcase

Showcase is going virtual! We hope you will join us this Thursday 12/17 4-6pm to see highlights of the work created by AS220 Youth‘s Apprentices this fall. Apprentices have been building skills with teaching artists as they embark on creating the Futureworlds visual album, which is set to premiere mid-2021. You will see and hear from groups working…

Youth Council Attends Anti-Vaping Design Thinking Workshop

On Feb 18th the Youth Council (Jay Lew, Allam, Bernie, Blue, Jack, Keely, Efrel) attended the Department of Health’s Design Thinking Training. The Training was to learn how to apply the Design Thinking principles to how they look into changing policy around Teen Smoking and Vaping. -Janay Pina, Downtown Studio Manager

Installation at Dirt Palace

Check out the installation of the set pieces from Futureworlds: Escape From Jollyworld at the Dirt Palace window. This artist collective generously offered us their window space in Olneyville Square. The youth artists that contributed to the pieces in the installation are: Branson Tucker-Smith, Desmond Andrews, Jahrell Walker-Smith, Javie Hamel, June Santos, Keely Roberts, Lily…

Futureworlds: A Recap from Jollyworld

Big thanks to all our supporters for selling out all three nights of Futureworlds! We’re incredibly proud and grateful. The run of the performance ended too soon and as many have asked, we do have plans to perform it again, dates TBA. Stay tuned… meanwhile take a look at these first looks at the performance…

Futureworlds featured on The Public’s Radio

This morning a segment about Futureworlds and AS220 Youth was played on RI public radio! The coverage included interviews with cast and crew. You can hear the segment on their website.

Its almost time to say Goodbye…

Hey there again it’s Nicky, I came here to say my last goodbyes and say how proud I am of everyone for working so hard in the play: FutureWorlds V. It was a hard fight, but we won that battle! we kept our heads held high, dealt with the stress and made it into passion…

Introducing the cast of Futureworlds: Escape from Jollyworld

Meet the cast of Futureworlds 5! These youth members (plus 40+ additional crew members) have been in rehearsals the past five weeks in preparation for the performances. Many have been working on this project since last September! We hope you’ll come out to see this incredible, youth-led theatre production next week. Intern Eliza Hicks created…