Z Space: Word for Word/ Youth Arts

450 Florida Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 626-0453

Organization Type

Arts Education Organization
Performing Arts Company

Category

Field Trip, Performance, Workshop, Residency, Professional Development

Information

Grade Level: 
Grades K-5, Grades 6-8, High School, Post High School
Discipline: 
Literary Arts, Theater
Subject: 
Language Arts
Languages: 
English, Spanish

Program Description

Word for Word/Youth Arts at Z Space is a unique arts education program that exposes hundreds of Bay Area students annually to the joys of language and theatre. Teaching artists lead students in transforming fiction or poetry into staged performances in the Word for Word style. By helping youth become better listeners, speakers, and readers, Youth Arts instills a love of language and reading, enhances performance skills, and bolsters confidence and self-esteem in the classroom and beyond.

Youth Art Exchange

29 Howth Street
San Francisco, CA 94112
(415) 574-8137

Organization Type

Arts Education Organization

Category

Workshop

Information

Grade Level: 
High School
Discipline: 
Dance, Media, Music, Visual Art
Subject: 
N/A
Languages: 
English

Program Description

Youth Art Exchange sparks a shared creative practice between professional artists and public high school students, furthering youth as leaders, thinkers, and artists in San Francisco. This is conducted through year round programming, which includes: In-School and After-School Arts Classes; Summer Stipended Arts Internship Program; Year-Round Paid Internships: Youth Advisory Board, Teaching Assistants, Alumni Intern; and Culminating events, exhibits, and performances each session.

Young Rembrandts SF - Marin

Organization Type

Arts Education Organization
Teaching Artist

Category

Workshop

Information

Grade Level: 
Pre-K, TK, Grades K-5
Discipline: 
Visual Art
Subject: 
N/A
Languages: 
English

Program Description

Young Rembrandts (YR) teaches drawing, the basis of all visual arts, in a fun and nurturing setting that ensures success for every child. YR lessons combine basic drawing techniques, portraiture and cartooning skills by exploring different themes and subject matters. Students will improve core learning skills while delving into a favorite subject matter. And yes, all that learning comes with a big bunch of fun. YR strives to enrich our community by passing along the joy of ART!

Young Performers Theatre

Fort Mason Center
Building C, Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94123
(415) 346-5550

Category

Field Trip

Information

Grade Level: 
Pre-K, Grades K-5, Grades 6-8
Discipline: 
Dance, Music, Storytelling, Theater
Subject: 
Language Arts
Languages: 
English

Program Description

YPT’s Theatre Arts academy teaches children as young as three years old the fundamentals of dramatization and instructs older children in acting, performance, and musical theatre. Advanced students from the age of nine are invited to audition for main-stage plays, where they have the opportunity to work alongside adult actors in a professional production. The Academy also sends teachers into schools to conduct acting and creative play workshops.

What's Coming Up

Public Meeting

Civic Design Review Committee Meeting

July 30
/
2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Civic Design Review Committee Meeting

July 30
/
2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Civic Design Review Committee Meeting

July 30
/
2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Civic Design Review Committee Meeting

July 30
/
2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125