Welcome to 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.

Interested? Learn more or register today.

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Notes from Backstage

What is Devised Theatre?

This summer, our participants have been doing what some might deem as impossible. they are created, from air, a theatrical piece from […]

A Tour Through History: The Frick Collection and Tenement Museum

  This past week we ventured to both the Frick Collection and the Tenement Museum. The differences in lifestyle between the wealthy […]

Master Class: Nolan Kennedy

This week, we have been working towards using our voices and bodies in order to tell a story. We’ve played many games […]

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.

Find your next adventure at URJYouth.org

Thinking ahead to 2018 already? Us too! The URJ is launching 6 Points Creative Arts Academy. Sign up to get informed when registration opens.