January 2022: Youth Studio currently closed

January 2022 – The Youth Studio is closed due to the current rise in COVID cases. We will be working virtually with our Apprentices and TAs , but we will not be accepting new members until we are back in-person and COVID numbers have gone down. Thank you for understanding

We need your help…

Please contact your General Assembly State Reps and ask for AS220 Youth’s DCYF funding to be reinstated! Effective Jan 1, 2020, the RI Department of Children, Youth & Families (DCYF) informed AS220 that — due to DCYF departmental budget overruns — they would not be renewing AS220 Youth’s two contracts with the department, totaling $74,276 annually….

Sign Up For Intensive Workshops

After the success of Devin’s Beatmaking intensive, we’ve got three more intensives coming up this session. Check out the flyers below for more info and sign up by emailing olivia.watson@as220.org or sign up in person at the studio.

Winter Classes Are On!

Check out our class schedule above! We’re back open on Fridays and have a new selection of week-long intensives.

Exciting staff changes at AS220 Youth

If you’ve been around the studio this fall, you may have noticed some new faces around. As we begin working on expanded partnerships with Nowell Leadership Academy and RI Training School, it’s opened new staffing opportunities. While we’re sending off a few admired teaching artists to their next adventures, we have a number of promotions…

Mic Madness & Summer Sign Ups

Next Wednesday, AS220 Youth will be having its monthly Mic Madness on the Main Stage from 5-7pm. We’re gonna have ice cream, class sign ups, and a $100 prize for the best youth act. So come through, it’s gonna be dope! Email micmadnesscompetition@gmail.com by Tuesday to reserve your spot in the competition!

Congrats Class of 2019!

Join us in congratulating our 2019 graduates, including these amazing members: Josue Cabrera, Trinity Academy of Performing Arts. Cheyenne Camacho, Nowell Leadership Academy. Chey will be attending CCRI in the fall in the Film Media Arts department. She’s elated to be moving on and continuing to do what she does best! Erickson Fernandez, ACE Academy….

AS220 Youth @PVD Fest

AS220 will be at PVD Fest this Saturday! Our space is in the lot behind TAPA and the Dark Lady (Snow St. and Moulton St.). Youth maker fair starts at 12pm and the Youth stage is 6-9pm. Youth Makers: Buddha Tamang, Keely Indago Juniper Fae, Ruby Lopez, Zay Rosa, Alee Breto, Isabel S. Acevedo (BROKEN),…

Paid Opportunity for Artists 18-25 this Fall

This fall, RISCA is piloting a semester long workforce development program. Modeled as a three credit college course, 9 participants in three arts disciplines (fashion, visual art, and music) will spend the fall semester learning together. This program will culminate in an art event created from top to bottom by the participants. The goal of…

21st Century Community Learning Centers: Expanded partnerships at RITS & NLA

Here is the press release from AS220 about some exciting news about our expanded partnerships: AS220 is excited to announce that AS220 Youth, our youth arts program, will be expanding the educational opportunities that it offers at two campuses beyond downtown Providence. As one of 16 recipients chosen by the Rhode Island Department of Education to…