Just Act NYC
Just Act NYC offers you the opportunity to develop original theater and perform with other teens who share a passion for acting, social justice, and urban exploration.
Join our ensemble to create an original performance and train with the professional actors of the acclaimed Irondale Ensemble Project. Make real change using improv as a tool for social justice. Explore a new community of teens who share a passion for acting, social justice, and exploration.
Take the stage. Take a chance. Take action.
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Notes from Backstage
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Just Act NYC is a proud member of the URJ Youth family of programs.
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Just Act NYC is a recipient of support from the New York Teen Initiative for Immersive Summer Experiences for Jewish Teens: Incubator for Emerging Experiences, a joint project of UJA-Federation of New York's Commission on Jewish Identity and Renewal (COJIR) and The Jewish Education Project, with support from the Jim Joseph Foundation.
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Thank you for your interest in Just Act NYC!
This program is no longer running. We encourage you to check out another summer experience from the URJ Youth family of youth and teen programs.
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