ENACT School Partnerships in Full Swing

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ENACT is excited to announce that we have begun programming through our comprehensive long-term Dropout Prevention Program for the eighth year in a row. We are especially excited to bring our program to a brand new partner, thanks to additional support from the City Council. Dropout Prevention Programs are well underway in 3 schools for the 2014-2015 school year including:

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Diana Feldman Guest Lectures at NYU Drama Therapy Program

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ENACT Founder and President, Diana Feldman, recently had the honor of guest lecturing for Drama Therapy students at NYU.

Diana reports: What a joy it was to teach an ENACT Method training at my old alma mater, the NYU Drama Therapy program. We did scenes about the stresses of being a graduate student in New York City. Students in the program were from all over the world and will be going back to countries like Israel and India to build their own Drama Therapy programs. I answered lots of questions about Drama Therapy in the schools and got to reflect on my own 25 year journey! “

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New Funding Highlights

ENACT is very pleased to announce that we have recently received a new grant for $65,000 from The Pinkerton Foundation to support the expansion of the after-school and “SHOW UP!” components of our very successful Dropout Prevention Program. ENACT is currently seeking matching funds to fully fund this ambitious expansion project.

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SHOW UP! Success

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Approximately 50 NYC public school students took the stage alongside professional actors to present SHOW UP! 2014, the culminating event for ENACT’s Dropout Prevention Program on May 15, at the High School of Hospitality Management in Manhattan. The event was introduced by Dr. Charlotte Frank, Senior Advisor of Research and Development for McGraw-Hill Education. This year, for the first time, “SHOW UP!” was followed by an after-party at a nearby venue to raise funds for ENACT programs.

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