Grantee Spotlight: The Possibility Project

The Possibility Project uses the performing arts to bring diverse groups of teenagers together to transform the negative forces in their lives and communities into positive action.  Through a ten-month creative process, each group of youth learns to build relationships across difference, resolve the serious conflicts they face, take on their responsibility to others, and lead. They achieve these outcomes by working together to write and perform an original musical from the stories of their lives and their ideas for change, and design and lead community action projects focused on issues they care about.

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Each year The Possibility Project engages 150 youth in four programs, including one for foster care youth and one for court-involved youth, produces four original musicals, and conducts six community action projects.

You can see the youth of The Possibility Project on stage in two upcoming productions!

“Live. Record. Repeat?” by our After-School Program cast taking place April 20-23 at 7:30pm at The Sheen Center, 18 Bleecker Street.

“The Way to Run” by our Saturday Program cast taking place May 18-21 at 7:30pm at The Riverside Theatre, 91 Claremont Avenue at 120th Street.

For tickets or information, visit The Possibility Project website.


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