Home of the Innocents is where Louisville’s vulnerable young people find emotional, physical, and intellectual support that can transform their lives with a range of important residential, treatment, and community-based programs. Thanks to Arts for Kosair Kids®, an amazing program supported by the generosity of Kosair Charities in association with the Fund for the Arts, CTC has been proud to…

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CTC+Americana: A Conservatory Satellite is an innovative, hands-on theatre education pilot project that brings Commonwealth Theatre Center’s world-class Walden Theatre Conservatory programs to 200 young people in South Louisville at Americana World Community Center. This satellite program blends the strengths of both organizations to widen and deepen access to the arts for young people.  …

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Commonwealth Theatre Center has been proud to partner with Heuser Hearing and Language Academy to bring two early childhood programs to the remarkable, energetic kids they serve. This two-part commitment, part of Arts for Kosair Kids® and made possible thanks to generous support from Kosair Charities in association with the Fund for the Arts, transports kids aged 3-6 years old—many of whom have hearing, speech,…

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We had a remarkable year working with the students at Summit Academy. Kosair Charities with the Fund for the Arts deserves a heartfelt Thank You for making all this great work possible. Here are a few closing remarks from Hallie Dizdarevic and Meg Caudill about the experience: Hallie Dizdarevic, Lead Artistic Associate at CTC: Getting…

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We were very proud to work with a host of Louisville’s brightest lights on a video saluting the amazing work of 41 years of Walden Theatre Conservatory students. Take a look at the video below, and stay to the closing credits for a fun treat!     Thank you to so many people on this…

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[responsive][/responsive]Thanks to the Jennifer Lawrence Arts Fund at Fund for the Arts, CTC was able to build capacity for our programming by enabling the hire of much-needed full-time staff. The gift, a strategic grant of $20,000, helped us add Meg Caudill to our full-time ranks, and she’s been busy! This year, she’s worked with 18 schools and a homeschool program,…

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[responsive][/responsive]CTC was grateful once again to invite the students of Summit Academy of Greater Louisville to see one of our MainStage shows. This one was Cyrano de Bergerac earlier this month. They brought lunches for after the show, then it was back into the theatre to chat directly with our company of young actors. These interactions are so important,…

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[responsive][/responsive] Already this semester, CTC’s Blue Apple Outreach staff have been busy at Summit Academy of Greater Louisville working on our second year of residencies with these amazing students. Last week we had an opportunity to document a little of what’s happening in  the Exploring History through Drama residency for 8th graders. [separator headline=”h2″ title=”Exploring History through…

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[responsive][/responsive]Our cast of Pinocchio (out of costume) came out to greet our guests from Summit Academy of Greater Louisville  for an artist talkback following a matinee show. Big thanks to Fund for the Arts and Kosair Charities for making this and so much else possible! [one_half][responsive][/responsive][/one_half] [one_half_last][responsive][/responsive][/one_half_last]

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[responsive][/responsive] Give kids an innovative new way to grow artistic, academic, and social skills through a powerful new theatre education partnership. Building Character & Staging Success is a 13-week hands-on theatre education project aimed at engaging youth ages 8-18 (including at-risk young people from across Louisville) and giving them opportunities to build skills vital to future…

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