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Rising Stars Shine Bright in "Constellations of Resilience" at Playhouse 22 this weekend

originally published: 06/24/2024

Rising Stars Shine Bright in "Constellations of Resilience" at Playhouse 22 this weekend

(EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- The Rising Star Resilience Project, an innovative program by NextGen Acting, is proud to present "Constellations of Resilience," an inspiring and powerful showcase by the students of the Rising Star Resilience Project. Performances will take place at 7:30pm on Friday and Saturday, June 28-29, 2024 at Playhouse 22.

"Constellations of Resilience" is the grand finale of the Rising Star Resilience Project, a unique and transformative six-month program designed for students aged 12-18. This innovative initiative focuses on the intersection of acting and mental health, offering weekly classes and masterclasses with industry professionals from Broadway, Hollywood, and the video game industry. The program aims to empower young performers by building their confidence, resilience, and emotional well-being through the arts.

NextGen Acting is dedicated to nurturing the next generation of performers, offering a range of acting classes for kids, teens, and adults. The Rising Star Resilience Project exemplifies this commitment, providing students with the tools and support they need to thrive both on and off the stage.

Join them for an unforgettable evening as their Rising Stars take the stage to share their stories of resilience, hope, and empowerment. Tickets for "Constellations of Resilience" are available now and can be reserved onlinePlayhouse 22 is located at 721 Cranbury Road in East Brunswick, New Jersey.

This groundbreaking project has been made possible through the generous support of the Community Innovator Microgrant by the NJ Department of Children and Families Office of Resilience and has been expertly stewarded by NORWESCAP. The program's success highlights the importance of community support in fostering the growth and development of young artists.



 
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"We are incredibly proud of our students and the journey they have undertaken over the past six months," said Dennis Connors, founder of NextGen Acting. "Constellations of Resilience is a testament to their hard work, dedication, and the transformative power of the performing arts."

NextGen Acting is an innovative performing arts school based in central New Jersey, offering a wide range of classes in acting, improv, voice-over, and on-camera acting for students of all ages. With a mission to empower and inspire through the arts, NextGen Acting is committed to providing high-quality education and unique opportunities for young performers. Kids and Teens will be learning all summer at NextGen Acting’s Summer Acting Camp 2024.

Playhouse 22, is East Brunswick's Community Theater troupe.  With more than 60 years of providing theater to residents of Central Jersey, Playhouse 22 has staged hundreds of live performances ranging from “Camelot”, “1776”, and “The Drowsy Chaperone” to plays like “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time” and “Neil Simon’s Rumors”.  Located at the Elliott Taubenslag Theater at the East Brunswick Community Arts Center.


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