Blue Apple Outreach

Blue Apple Players and Walden Theatre merged in 2015 to create a comprehensive organization with a shared heritage of excellence and innovation in theatre education.

Today, Commonwealth Theatre Center’s Blue Apple Outreach offers the full range of programs offered previously by both Walden Theatre and Blue Apple Players.

The proven programs you know from years of partnership with both organizations remain available. And with merger, CTC’s Blue Apple Outreach will continue developing & implementing new initiatives to meet the evolving needs of young people in partnership with schools, community centers, and other organizations.

  • Engaging students from more than 300 schools & community centers
  • Reaching ~50,000 young people annually with meaningful arts experiences
  • Boosting grades and standardized exam scores (call for more detail)
  • Developing innovative approaches to math, science, humanities, school readiness, and life skills

Creating joyful, community-driven learning through accessible, quality arts experiences, and encouraging imaginative pathways to social & academic growth.


RESIDENCIES: A series of progressive sessions connect personal experience to core concepts through fun, engaging drama activities, including both written and performance elements. Pre-program meeting with Walden Theatre Teaching Artist required.

WORKSHOPS: A teaching artist enriches any topic or touring production through fun, engaging theatre activities in one hour-long session.

View Residencies & Workshops


TOURS: Professional artist-educators bring content to life in a show (less than an hour long) at your school.

MATINÉES: School-day performances of our main stage season, performed by accomplished student actors for your school or community group.

View Touring Shows & Student Matinées

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