Creative Arts Team, Inc.

Funded in March, 2007: $35000 for 1 years
Creative Arts Team (CAT) will expand its pilot training program launched in 2006 for professional actors who are graduates of CAT's Youth Theatre to become CAT Actor/Teachers.  In 2007 and 2008, the program will become more formalized, and will include training for 10 weeks alongside CAT's other full-time Actor Teachers, mentoring by senior Program Directors, teaching regularly in the Junior Youth Theatre, taking courses at the Kaplan Center for Educational Drama (graduate level), and implementing long-term (up to 40 weeks) residencies in schools, under supervision by CAT's senior Program Directors and Actor/Teachers.