We are so excited about the new partnership with Arts High School of Newark, NJ.
Progressive Theater will produce a school musical with Arts High School with the intention of showcasing the brilliance that is often shaded by socioeconomic status. Students will compete for multiple Middle/High School Theatre Awards, like Paper Mill's Rising Stars and Montclair's Theatre Night Awards. As far as we know, there has been very little participation of Newark's Essex County Schools in these ceremonies. Nominees get a shot at receiving high
honors for their artistry and possible scholarships opportunities.
We have been submitted for a grant provided by Essex County Local Arts Program that will help fund this extra curricular activity for the students of Arts High School. Having been recipients and sub-grantees of this particular grant since 2018, we are certain this year we will receive the grant with this endeavor!