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…

FUTUREWORLDS UPDATE

Hello I’m back again and just wanted to say everyone is doing their best in making this future worlds v play come alive and in love it. kids in these groups are really going hard and just exploring their talents and pushing themselves and each other, but of course we need to thank the admins…

My Summer at As220

Greetings, everyone! My name is Nicholet , and I’ve been working at as220 as a summer admin for a few weeks and so far I feel at home. The environment here in this small studio is just so heartwarming, I’m glad to be apart of this little family. Well, enough about me, let’s talk about…

Visuals Blog: Envisioning Jolly Products

The Visuals team at AS220 Youth is getting ready for Futureworlds 5, and part of the project has been designing Jolly-brand products that exist in the realm known as Jolly World, where much of the FW5 story takes place. Here are some sneak peaks of Jolly Juice and Jolly Puff.  –Nick Carter, Visuals Coordinator

Kick Butts Day @ RIDOH

On March 20th, AS220 Youth attended the RI Department of Health Tobacco Free Teen Alliance event for Kick Butts Day, a “national day of activism that empowers youth to stand out, speak up and seize control against Big Tobacco.” AS220 Youth Council members have been working toward the event this Winter: Alex the Blue and…

Futureworlds Featured in “Reclaiming Digital Futures”

AS220 Youth and Futureworlds has been featured alongside 8 other exemplary organizations across the country that effectively engage students in digital learning. These orgs have been brought together by the Susan Crown Exchange to share ideas over 18 months. Read on to see how AS220 Youth’s pedagogy is responding to and influencing digital learning. And…