THEARC Theater, a project of Building Bridges Across the River, presents programming with a community focus toward bringing arts, education, and workforce training opportunities. The only 365-seat proscenium theater venue and black box which features the Frederick Douglass Animatron is sure to be your next venue home to create memories for a lifetime.
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iCAN COLLEGE TOUR 2019
The iCAN Interns Annual College & Production Tour 2019 iCAN Technical Theater Interns experience what the next steps to career path in the production arts can be through higher education and experience production venues and behind the scenes access. https://www.gofundme.com/ican-college-and-production-tour-fundraiser Tour includes visits to Lincoln University, Temple University, New York University, and Rutgers University. Production venues: Hudson Scenic Design, Apollo Theatre, NBC Studios Top of the Rock, and Broadway production of Aladdin. Please support the 15 interns in our goal to provide access to greater education and career pathways for youth East of the River.
Double Time Jazz featuring Theo Croker Purchase your tickets today! Theo Croker’s 2016 release “Escape Velocity” is ranked the #1 Jazz Album in the UK by Echoes Magazine. The accolades continue worldwide with iTunes (Global), The Observer (US) and others naming the album as one of the Top Jazz albums of 2016. With a global spotlight release on iTunes and Amazon, now over 1.5 million cumulative streams on Spotify, and nearly 1 million streams for the track “No Escape from Bliss” it is clear that listeners agree. Upon the album’s release, The Wall Street Journal heralded the album as “ timeless and of-themoment”. His live performances, the Huffington Post lauded Croker’s band DVRKFUNK, saying they were “a tight front line that weave in serpentine precision and are backed by a powerful rhythm section that pushes the groove.” Croker recently lent his inimitable talents as composer, arranger and musician to J. Cole’s latest release on title track “4 Your Eyez Only”, as well as “For Whom the Bell Tolls” and “Ville Mentality”. He is also featured on Common’s newest album, “Black America Again.”
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