LeAp: Learning through an Expanded Arts Program

Welcome to LeAp

LeAp is a nonprofit organization committed to improving the quality of public education through a hands-on, arts-based approach to teaching the academic curriculum. LeAp empowers students to reach their full potential.

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In LeAp's Tomorrow's Entrepreneurs Program, over 1,500 students in grades three to six from Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx have applied creative problem-solving skills to create their own business ideas and innovative products that address various needs in their communities. The program will culminate with a celebration luncheon at the Loeb Boathouse in Central Park on June 8th. Click here for more information!

TUES MAY 19 at 11:30AM at UNION SQUARE PARK – Come out to support NYC students as they speak out on police brutality, gun violence, gay rights, child neglect, racism, animal abuse, environment, health and more…at the kick off for the LARGEST STUDENT EXHIBITION IN NYC PARKS HISTORY and the first to span the five boroughs! Click here for details of LeAp’s Public Art Program --- or to find out where you can view the summer exhibition click here.

 

On May 4th, LeAp student Jonathan German (12th grader) from Repertory Company High School for the Theatre Arts won third place in the National August Wilson Monologue Competition. Students from eight cities across the nation competed for a chance to win scholarships and cash prizes at the August Wilson Theater on Broadway. Congratulations to all the finalists and competitors! Click here to learn more.

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Educators implement LeAp programs to bring the arts into their classrooms.
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Partner organizations help LeAp develop innovative programs, and supportive foundations and corporations fund critical LeAp initiatives. See who's working with LeAp to deliver high quality arts education programs.
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LeAp News & Events

  1. NYC STUDENTS SPEAK OUT ON POLICE BRUTALITY, GUN VIOLENCE, RACISM CHILD NEGLECT, AND BULLYING AT KICK-OFF FOR LARGEST STUDENT ART EXHIBITION IN NYC PARKS HISTORY

    May 15, 2015

    *Kick-Off Event At Union Square – Tues, May 19th  at 11:30am---RAIN OR SHINE*

     

    Images of student artworks from LeAp’s Public Art Exhibition to be unveiled on May 19

     

    KICK-OFF FOR CITYWIDE STUDENT SOCIAL-ACTION CITYWIDE ART EXHIBITION...

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  2. LeAp Student Wins National August Wilson Monologue Competition

    May 05, 2015

    On Monday, May 2015, three LeAp students in LeAp’s August Wilson program participated in the National August Wilson Monologue Competition held at the August Wilson Theater on Broadway. Jonathan German (12th grader) from Repertory...

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  3. MANHATTAN HS STUDENTS WIN 1st, 2nd, and 3rd PLACE IN LEAP’S CITYWIDE AUGUST WILSON MONOLOGUE COMPETITION

    March 17, 2015

    On Thursday, March 5, 2015 Manhattan students won 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in LeAp’s NYC August Wilson Monologue Competition, competing against students from Brooklyn, Bronx and Queens. Darleny Suriel (12th grader) of Repertory Company...

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