LeAp: Learning through an Expanded Arts Program
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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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Educators implement LeAp programs to bring the arts into their classrooms.
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Individual donors support LeAp's efforts to improve arts education.
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Talented teaching artists and staff contribute to LeAp's ongoing success.
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Volunteers help LeAp in the office and at performances and events.
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LeAp News & Events
MANHATTAN HS STUDENTS WIN 1st, 2nd, and 3rd PLACE IN LEAP’S CITYWIDE AUGUST WILSON MONOLOGUE COMPETITIONMarch 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...Read More »
- March 06, 2015
On Thursday, March 5, 2015, LeAp students from nine New York City high schools will embody Wilson’s characters and bring them to life by performing two to three minute monologues from Wilson’s Century Cycle, ten plays chronicling the...Read More »
- February 09, 2015
On February 4th and February 6th 2015, students in LeAp’s August Wilson program participated in a preliminary competition held at the T. Schreiber Studios in Midtown Manhattan. Ninety students presented monologues before a panel of...Read More »