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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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ExYo Youth Take On Set Design!

March 7, 2019

To offset the winter blues, ExYo Youth have been busy creating larger than life set pieces in preparation for our 25th Anniversary performance on May 23rd, 2019. Our youth work collaboratively, each person bringing…

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Wes Sam Bruce: Professional Kids at Play!

February 12, 2019

Last week, our youth had the magical opportunity to create with visual artist Wes Sam Bruce. A self described “professional kid” Wes transformed our studio into a creative play space. Over the entire day…

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