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Teaching Artists from The New Victory Theater visit 131

Today our 6th graders prepared for our trip to The New Victory Theater to see Circus Abyssinia by learning the basics of Eskista (Ethiopian Shoulder Dance), by learning how to use the juggling rings, spinning cloths, and other circus equipment.  We collaboratively created a short circus performances inspired by Circus Abyssinia.  We can’t wait to …

6th Grade Hits Broadway!

The 6th grade attended a production of Beauty and the Beast at the New Victory Theater in Times Square.  After sessions in the preceding weeks with teaching artists to learn about the production and character development, the students got see the real thing.  Even students who were reluctant in the morning were thrilled to share …

Halloween at 131!!!

So many great costumes, an incredible haunted house down in the dungeon, and a thrilling “Thriller” pop up dance at lunch.  Check out some pictures and the video of the dance!