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Illustrations of our upcoming Sports Plays

We hope you’ll join us next week at “Go Team: The Sports Plays!” The illustrations below will give you a taste of the different stories our young playwrights have written about, stories about teamwork, competition and friendship in the sports of baseball, bowling, cheerleading,...

Announcing the completion of our Strategic Plan!

We are proud to announce the completion of our 2015 Strategic Plan, a result of a consultancy with Cause & Effect’s Gayle Gifford, ACFRE, funded with a grant from the Rhode Island Foundation. This 6-month project included interviews with community members, staff, volunteers, young people,...

MAP is looking for a Program Development VISTA to serve Aug 2015- Aug 2016

MAP is looking for a Program Development VISTA! Year-long, paid volunteer position through Americorps. Benefits include living allowance stipend, health insurance and education award. 35 + hours a week. (NEW VISTA rule allows for outside employment). Required Pre-Service Orientation Aug 3-6....

Announcing our Summer Series at Roger Williams National Memorial!

  MAP Announces Summer Series at Roger Williams National Memorial (Providence, RI) The Manton Avenue Project (MAP) is proud to announce that plays from their most recent festival, “This Land is Our Land: the public park plays,” will be presented as part of a summer series in Roger Williams...

Article on Coxhub features MAP

MANTON AVENUE PROJECT TEAMS KIDS AND THEATRE PROFESSIONALS By Johnette Rodriguez — Apr 15, 2015 4:07:20 PM Many studies have noted the positive effect of the arts in public education, but it’s primarily music and the visual arts that are emphasized. At the Manton Avenue Project (MAP), in...

Open For Business – Tag Team 2015

If you missed it the first time due to snow, we’ll be performing Open For Business on Sunday, April 19th as part of double feature with our Public Park plays! Show starts at 2pm. Open for Business is the culminating performance of The Manton Avenue Project’s Tag Team program, an...

Thank you to the supporters of our 2013-2014 season!

We’ve had a wonderful year, full of growth and amazing plays by new and returning kid playwrights. We could not have done it without the help of community funders and individual donors. Thank you to everyone who supported us in the last year! The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities...

MAP is hiring!

Clubhouse Activities Instructor, Friday afternoons, weekly, for one year. $12/hr. Starting immediately! ...

Buy your Gala tickets in advance!

…And be entered into a raffle to win a free garden consultation with Master Gardner Leonard Moorehead, “Urban Gardener” columnist with GoLocal! Leonard Moorehead is a life-long gardener. He practices organic-bio/dynamic gardening techniques in a side lot surrounded by city...

Put your feet up! Find out more about our getaway auction items…

At this year’s Gala we will be auctioning off four incredible vacations and a dinner party! Don’t miss the chance to bid on these amazing getaways: purchase your tickets here! See below for details about each spot....