CCNY Launches Harlem Children’s Theatre Festival, May 9

In the latest treat for young members of the neighboring community and beyond, The City College of New York launches its first annual Harlem Children’s Theatre Festival Saturday, May 9. Fun and educational events are scheduled 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the college’s Aaron Davis Hall Theatre B.

The program includes sing-a-longs, storytelling, performances and a raffle at the end of the festival.

Formerly Family Arts Day, the event is free and open to children aged two to 10, their siblings and parents from Harlem and surrounding communities.

It is presented by the School of Education’s Graduate Program in Educational Theatre, one of just ten such graduate programs in the nation. Students in program create and facilitate all the activities as part of their curriculum.

About The City College of New York
Since 1847, The City College of New York has provided low-cost, high-quality education for New Yorkers in a wide variety of disciplines. More than 16,000 students pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees in: the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture; the School of Education; the Grove School of Engineering; the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, and the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership. U.S. News, Princeton Review and Forbes all rank City College among the best colleges and universities in the United States.