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…


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.

First Mic Madness of the Year!

Join us for January Mic Madness, Wednesday Jan. 23rd 5-8pm. Poetry, Dance, Music, Stand up… all youth acts welcome. Visa gift cards will be given for 1st ($100), 2nd ($50) and 3rd ($25) place winners. Remember, Mic Madness is the 4th Wednesday of every month!

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…

Nowell Leadership Academy Arts Week

NLA Arts week happened last week with a new twist: around 80 NLA students from both Capital (Providence) and Central (Central Falls) campuses spent the entire week at AS220 Youth and Industries. Students had the studio to themselves and it was an exciting week of art making, performances and learning. The week was capped off…

Live Arts Blog: America Too at Trinity Rep

  On Monday, October performance art students participated in America Too at Trinity Rep. Students Jayden Cabral, Alexandria Fortes, and Rain Dance took their energy to the stage. All of the plays were written to build awareness of the Providence housing Crisis. –Vatic Kuumba, Live Arts Coordinator

Music Blog: Fear

Fear-   An unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain, or a threat. (Noun) be afraid of (someone or something) as likely to be dangerous, painful, or threatening. (Verb) terror, fright, fearfulness, horror, alarm, panic, agitation, trepidation, dread, consternation, dismay, distress; anxiety, worry, angst, unease, uneasiness,…

Dance Blog: Contemporary Choreo

This week in Dance class we’ve been studying contemporary, modern, and contact improv! We’ve been creating choreography together and learning to explore negative space with an emphasis on play. Check out this short snippet of what we’ve been working on. –Saulo Castillo, Dance Instructor

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…