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EXYO25: 25th Anniversary Performance Exhibition Reception

September 12, 2019

EXYO25: 25th Anniversary Performance Exhibition Reception  Walter J Manninen Center for the Arts  376 Hale St, Beverly, Ma 01915 Join us at a wonderful Reception:  Thursday, September 26, 5:00 – 7:00 PM Music with…

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EXYO Groups Begin Soon!

September 6, 2019

Ever wanted to explore painting, music, theatre, dance and sculpture all in the same place? Then Express Yourself is the place for you! Our various multi-arts groups and studio programs start up September 17th…

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25 Years of Youth Performance a Success!

June 10, 2019

What a show! We want to extend a giant THANK YOU to everyone involved in making our 25th Anniversary Performance a night to remember! May 23rd, 2019 marked 25 years of celebrating pure kid…

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This Is Me: Reflections of Ourselves

April 29, 2019

“And there are times I am Silence when I know I should be Singing. But… sometimes I am Confidence, and then I begin speaking—” The youth who walk through the doors of Express Yourself…

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Native American Constellations Come to Life

April 22, 2019

The night sky is full of myths and legends. This year, the ExYo community youth are exploring the tale of The Great Bear, or The Big Dipper, with Native American educator and performer Annawon…

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A Collaborative Creative Process

April 8, 2019

Springtime means the studio is alive with budding creativity. At Express Yourself, we work collaboratively to create our original performance pieces. Youth explore the EXYO 25 theme through a variety of materials for visual…

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ExYo Mentor accepted to Northeastern University

April 1, 2019

We extend a huge congratulations to longtime Express Yourself participant & mentor Rachel Cushing on being accepted into Northeastern University’s graduate program for a Masters of Science in Accounting.  Rachel has been an integral…

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Washing Loads of Fun at Express Yourself!

April 1, 2019

No one wants to do their chores, ESPECIALLY not their laundry. But this year, ExYo youth are putting a giant spin on this mundane activity. Northshore Recovery High School and Solstice youth are partnering with longtime…

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Powerful Storytelling

March 18, 2019

Every youth that comes through the door at Express Yourself brings a unique story with them. For most of them, that story is full difficult experiences and struggles with mental illness – in fact,…

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Jeff Shade inspires confiDANCE!

March 18, 2019

Long time Express Yourself friend and collaborator Jeff Shade returned this week to kick off, or rather kick ball-change our way into performance season! An acclaimed New York based choreographer, Jeff never fails to…

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