Help students understand the importance of respect, diversity and dignity

MandalaHelp prevent bullying from occurring by creating a positive school environment and ensuring children a safe place to learn. Through Young Audiences arts integrated programming, build confidence and learn fun and exciting ways to negotiate bullying. Students may role-play and work through difficult situations and learn self-expression through the many workshops and performances offered from grades K-12.

A growing body of evidence suggests that arts learning and arts integration help develop cognitive skills needed for academic success, as well as promote the social and emotional strengths that lead to positive behaviors. Learning through the arts helps students to see new perspectives and make connections. Learning in the arts requires complex analysis and judgement and contributes to self-awareness and self-esteem and provides opportunities for collaboration. Our programs help build a positive community within your school.

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About Young Audiences of Western New York

Young Audiences presents professional artists who engage young people in creative learning through the arts. It is our mission is to make the arts a part of young people’s lives in order to enhance their development as creative and productive human beings.

Whether it’s a schoolwide assembly performance or a hands-on workshop for 20-30 students, we can help you achieve your district’s curricular goals with high-level, artistic learning experiences. Our long-term arts residencies can be designed to suit your students’ needs. The wide range of programs reinforce core curriculum – including math, science, and social studies – and are designed to build 21st century life skills such as problem-solving, creativity, and self-awareness.
Art forms include many genres of music, multi-media arts, theater, dance, and visual and literary arts. Click here to learn more.