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

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: 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…

Digital Media Blog: Propaganda Posters

Digital Media apprentices have been learning about the art of propaganda and creating some of their own to apply their Photoshop skills. Check out this work in progress by TA Allam Mella.

Music Blog: ZuKrewe DOH Performance // Vietnam

GOOD MORNING VIETNAM!!!!   As the new week began over at the studio, we started are focus on the songs for are performance at the DOHRI (Department Of Health of Rhode Island) summit located at convention center here in downtown Providence. Within practicing the set for the show, I began establishing different songs based on…

Dance Blog: SpecialFX

The first week of our Dance Apprenticeship was a success! Apprentices started exploring the Future Worlds theme, and getting themselves acquainted with some new dance vocabulary. Our youth are excited to build, learn, and create choreography over the next few weeks. This week we had a surprise special guest, Quentin “SpecialFX” Robinson, stop by and…