1,000 students attended the Broadway smash hit musical SIX as part of TDF’s Introduction to Theatre Program on March 30 at the Lena Horne Theatre on West 47 Street, NYC. The entire performance was purchased by TDF for this program.

The 1,000 students from the 12 local public high schools who will see SIX through TDF’s Introduction to Theatre Program are from: BROOKLYN:Brooklyn High School for Law and Technology, HSSL@ Erasmus, Juan Morel Campos School; Lyons Community School and Millennium Brooklyn High School  MANHATTAN: Harvey Milk High School, High School of Fashion Industries, The Beacon School, The Young Women’s Leadership School of East Harlem QUEENS: Francis Lewis High School and Urban Assembly Media High School NEW JERSEY: North Plainfield High School.

TDF’s INTRODUCTON TO THEATRE is a project-based arts education program that includes attending a Broadway or Off Broadway show. For over two decades, TDF Introduction to Theatre has provided over 100,000 middle and high school students with a meaningful welcome to live performance. The goal is to build a generation of independent, life-long theatregoers by providing middle school and high school students with a meaningful introduction to live theatre.The program connects 10,000 students annually in 160 schools throughout the tristate area to workshops, artists, and live performance, and we do it all at no cost to the school of the students.

Photos: Zanza Steinberg