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Leading with a SPARK in Waterloo! It’s finally summertime, which means Summer Camp is back in action.  Our Programs team kicked off June in Iowa for the inaugural Arts Ignite Waterloo! Summer Camp. This two-week residency integrated English Language Learning with Theatre and Dance for 150 emerging multilingual learners in grades K-12. Fifteen different languages...

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Arts Ignite will host award-winning Broadway performers to support arts education. RICHMOND, VA — For one night only, an ensemble of Broadway performers will gather for an evening of songs and stories for Arts Ignite Richmond: A Broadway Spectacular on Saturday, July 9 at 7:30 PM at the Richmond Triangle Players’ Robert B. Moss Theatre. ...

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A young activist and filmmaker uplifting her community. A changemaker is someone who inspires. Someone with the tenacity and ambition to identify an obstacle and make it their mission to be the solution. What matters less is their age or background, but the courage they have to take action, no matter what that action may...

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I/magine – Turning students from arts spectators to art-makers! This spring, Arts Ignite piloted the I/magine program inviting students to dream of the world they wish to live in and collaborate towards that vision through the arts. In this five-week residency in Chelsea, NYC, our Arts Ignite Teaching Artists worked alongside 50 high school students...

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‘An Intimate Evening with Broadway Stars’ Arts Ignite will host award-winning Broadway performers to support arts education. RICHMOND, VA — For one night only, an ensemble of Broadway performers will gather for an evening of songs and stories for Arts Ignite Richmond: A Broadway Spectacular on Saturday, July 9 at 7:30 PM at the Richmond...

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“Igniting a generation of creative leaders for change!” Calling all change makers! Rooted in our mission, the Arts Ignite Changemakers Award provides financial support to a student leader committed to positively impacting their community through the arts. An award in the amount of $1,500 will be given to a recipient proposing a new or existing...

2022 Changemakers Award
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Where did you grow up? I was born in Haiti and immigrated with my family to Brooklyn, NY when I was 11. On and off, I have been based in Brooklyn ever since.  Where did you work before joining the Arts Ignite team? I was the Director of Development for Theatre Forward, a membership organization...

Carl Sylvestre
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Hello! I am so thrilled to share that we’ve changed our name from ASTEP to Arts Ignite!  This renaming is a more accurate expression of our identity and purpose as an organization, deepening our connection to our mission. We develop agency in young people through the arts by supporting the creative capacity, community, and courage...

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