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…

Music Blog: Winter Reflections

This session was a difficult one, but difficulty comes with fun. through it all we learn songwriting fundamentals and learn to master them in conjunction with how to be great performers. how to hold the mic correctly. Give the crowd the right eye contact and to control the crowd all the types of things. What…

Winter Showcase

Come see what members have been working on this session! Thursday March 14th 4:30-7pm.

Visuals Blog: Monotypes

This session we were given the script to Futureworlds, and after reading it, reviewing it and gathering inspiration, the visuals crew has started bringing the writing crews characters and scenery to life. We’ve started designing costumes and backgrounds for the play. We’ve also made art, inspired by parts of the script. The whole crew has…

Music Blog: New Beats from ZuKrewe

This FutureWorlds, the Music Crew are putting together their own instrumentals this time around. We usually outsource from producers around the community. But with Help from are Production instructors (AM & Devin) the crew has been able to create something genuine from their selves.    Here are some samples of what they have been working…

Guest Speakers

In the first week of winter session, Apprentices had two guest speakers, George and Marco, visit and give talks about personal experiences and the systemic roots of drug addiction. The takeaways of these talks will help Apprentices prepare for Futureworlds and build a stronger understanding of the causes and effects of addiction. Here are some…

FUTUREWORLDS 5 Auditions

If you are interesting in acting in FutureWorlds 5, auditions are coming up soon! If you can’t make it that day, please contact Vatic to find another time to audition. PLEASE NOTE AUDITIONS ARE ON TUESDAY JAN. 29TH.

Fall 2018 Reflections

SCRIPTWRITING AND MUSIC “During the fall session, students have excelled at producing work that stimulates and provokes conversation. In preparation for future worlds, our music apprentices created scripts that developed stories affected by Addiction. At the Rhode Island Training School students have been exploring the art of theatre through reading several modern pieces including Mountain Top by Katori Hall, Cloud…