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.

Mic Madness

First Mic Madness of 2019 was a success with dope music and dance acts. Congrats to our winners: Mylo, Sabrina and Chey Town!! Photos by Paloma Lombardi-Ortiz

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!

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…

Join Us For Fall Showcase

On December 6th, we will celebrate the life of Miguel “Inphamist” Revolorio; an AS220 Youth alumni, emcee, producer and visual artist. Inphamist passed away on Sunday November 11th. In addition, we will also celebrate our 20 year anniversary with the Rhode Island Training School (RITS). The night will feature a gallery that honors the contributions…

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

Mic Madness Results Are In: Winners in Dance, Comedy and Music

Big Congrats to Asia Jones, Jay Lew, and Desmond Andrews!! These three along with many other performers lit up the AS220 Main Stage last night . Desmond came in 3rd place with his first ever stand up comedy performance. Jay Lew got silver with a new original song. Asia is our big $100 winner with…