New York City Children’s Theater has cultivated nearly 425,000 empathetic, creative and independent thinkers over the past 27 years. We’ve premiered 36 new works that have entertained family audience members and have 5 education programs that have served students in elementary schools, community centers, and homeless shelters.
NYCCT is one of the few theaters dedicated to solely producing quality new work for young audiences, premiering 36 new works since our inception. In the past 10 years, our productions have reached over 40,000 audience members.
Send a Kid to Theater and Send a Family to Theater Access Initiatives
Over 15,000 children and over 300 families participated in our theater access initiatives, which ensure low-income families and students in Title I schools can enjoy NYCCT shows at no cost to themselves.
Audience members and counting have attended productions in the past 8 years
17,956 General Audience attendees
15,238 Access Initiative attendees
In the last 10 years, NYCCT has served nearly 105,000 children through one or more of our education programs.
Our programs have been held at over 575 elementary schools, community centers, and homeless shelters.
Teaching Artist Jobs Yearly
NYCCT employs an average 40 Teaching Artists per year to lead our residency programs, anti-bullying workshops, and multi-sensory musicals.
NYCCT Teaching Artist Bekah leads a Creative Clubhouse Stories read aloud.
Families reached through Creative Clubhouse shows and activities
Art project made by a young fan based on the NYCCT production This is Sadie.
Views of our top interactive Creative Clubhouse activity videos
Arts and craft project from Creative Clubhouse Activities.
Grown-ups helped to start nuanced conversations with children around big topics
NYCCT Teaching Artist Caitlyn leads Start the Conversation: Re-Emerging in the Time of COVID-19.