Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2013’

So, Why a Musical in Newtown?

So, why a Musical in Newtown? We, as a community, have a responsibility to the children affected by the events of 12.14. We will give them tools for creative expression, innovation, and confidence that will spill over into every other aspect of their lives. The performing arts lies in the core of every human being and is the essence of …

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1214 Officially Announces Formation, Charter and Leadership

Although many of you have been following 1214 for the past few months, today we distributed our first official press release.  As part of this announcement, PR Newswire (one of the world’s premier wire services) has donated space on the Reuters electronic sign in Times Square to run a 1214 Foundation infographic.  Comprised of 11 electronic screens, the Reuters sign rises …

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1214 Foundation makes international connections

Richard Pilbrow, a 1214 Foundation board member, is currently traveling Europe meeting prominent theater organizations to discuss the Foundation's efforts.  He has networked with The Unicorn Theatre in London. The Unicorn is Britain's premier theatre for young people in a custom-designed twin-auditorium complex on London's South Bank.  We are also connecting with the theatre company, Unga Klara, located in Sweden. …

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1214 Foundation Sponsors “Seussical: the Musical” in Newtown

A fundamental pillar of the 1214 Foundation vision is providing the highest level of performing arts education to the children of Newtown and the surrounding areas. We are proud to present "Seussical: The Musical" to Newtown. In addition to the student performers, this production of Seussical will offer nearly 20 apprenticeship positions to Junior and Senior High School students in the …

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