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Turning in Place: The Women Choreographer Dance Film Festival

Queens Theatre Presents Turning in Place: Celebrating the Works of Women Choreographers in Film During the Pandemic

(Queens, NY)— On International Women’s Day – Monday, March 8th, 2021, Queens Theatre will present Turning in Place, a film showcase celebrating the work of emerging female-identifying choreographers. The premiere...
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QT’s Winter Break Drama Classes for Kids: There’s a performer in every kid and a stage in every home!

(Queens, NY)— Queens Theatre today unveiled a week of virtual programming to entertain, educate and enlighten New York City Public School students during the winter break, from Monday, February 15th...
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Queens Theatre and Douglas Lyons announce “The Fly on the Wall” Series

(Queens, NY)— After the recent success of Douglas Lyons' Chicken and Biscuits, which had just opened at Queens Theatre before the pandemic hit, QT is commissioning Lyons’ latest play, Invisible....
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Queens Theatre unveils its Fall 2020 Online Programs

Queens, NY – Queens Theatre (QT) unveiled its upcoming virtual programs and performances for Fall 2020 under its Queens Theatre at Home umbrella, including three new play readings, a three...
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QT’s digital programming for seniors featured on NY1

NY1's Kristin Shaughnessy reports on Queens Theatre's Golden Hits Wellness Check In and Movin' n' Groovin' Dance Class in this segment, aired on August 27, 2020.
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Queens Theatre, SOLE Defined, and Queensborough Dance Festival team up for Summer Vibez on July 25

Queens Theatre brings together the electrifying talents of D.C. based SOLE Defined and local dance companies from the Queensboro Dance Festival (QDF) for a sensational 60 minutes of a cultural dance experience streaming on Queens...
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Franky Gonzalez on Leading the Queens Community Writers Group

By Franky Gonzalez Who is a writer? What are the criteria and stipulations that you must meet to be considered a writer? What are the benchmarks? Is it a publication?...
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Making Queens Storytellers with David Lawson

By David Lawson I love people standing alone on a stage and talking. I used to think the only thing a person could do talking alone onstage was tell jokes....
Photograph from La Jolla Playhouse POP Tour! production of Emily Driver's Great Race Through Time & Space.

Queens Theatre and Museum Arts Culture Access Consortium will present EMILY DRIVER’S GREAT RACE THROUGH TIME AND SPACE! reading July 29 to benefit Theatre For All

(Photo by Jamie Scott Lytle. The 504 Sit-In Protest scene from the La Jolla Playhouse POP Tour! production of Emily Driver's Great Race Through Time and Space!) Queens, NY –...

Deaf, hearing students team up for musical production

More than 40 hearing and Deaf young actors brought their two worlds together on the Queens Theatre’s Mainstage with their recent performances of Once Upon a Mattress. The cast included students...

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