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                                VSA arts of NJ
Festivals
 

VSA arts of New Jersey Festivals: Performances, exhibits and workshops are held regionally throughout the year.  Schools, individuals and agencies serving individuals with disabilities are encouraged to pre-register and participate in a day of enriching arts experiences.

 

Unlimited Potential Theatre Company (UPTCo)

This theater company focuses on integrating the talents of actors with and without disabilities. Performances are fully accessible for both audience and cast members, with accommodations made to encourage the participation of all who are interested. 

Performances are fully accessible for both audience and cast members, with accommodations made to encourage the participation of all who are interested. Theater company activities include:

  • Weekly workshops that offer training in all aspects of theater
  • Annual mainstage production
  • Touring performances throughout New Jersey
  • Wordsmith Competition and Joyce Indik Readers' Theater to honor outstanding New Jersey writers.

 
 

Parent Child Workshops in Music and Arts for Children with Autism

 

Weekly sessions are offered for children with autism and their families. Classes provide experiences in music and art for young people, fostering the development and retention of an array of cognitive, communication, and social skills.


Arts Achievement Awards

 

VSA/NJ annually presents awards to students with disabilities who have demonstrated a commitment to the arts; to educators and administrators who have developed outstanding programs in the arts for young people with disabilities; and to individuals who have distinguished themselves through their commitment to arts education for young people with disabilities. Award recipients become candidates for the New Jersey Governor's Awards in Arts Education.

 

Arts Par Excellence

 

Touring exhibit of artwork, one piece of which is chosen from every school district, private school or agency throughout the state. Works are displayed annually at locations statewide, including a reception recognizing the students and their schools. Works are selected through February, and toured during the spring.

 

Storyteller Players

 

Weekly workshops are designed to develop skills and encourage the joy of participation in theater activities, for adults with developmental disabilities.

 

Mercer County Arts Institute

 

A coordinated succession of arts education experiences is offered to young people with disabilities who reside in Mercer County. Beginning in the fall with a fine arts component, the year progresses through music, drama, and theater studies. 

 

Resource and Referral Services

  VSA/NJ provides information and assistance with an arts issue as it relates to individuals with disabilities, as they relate to individuals with disabilities, accessibility and programmatic or physical accommodations.
 

For Information Contact

  VSA arts of NJ
703 Jersey Avenue          
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
email to info@vsanj.org

 (732) 745-3885, 745-5935      
 (732) 745-3913(TTY users only please)          
 (732)  745-4524(Fax)

http://www.vsanj.org

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