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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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Mentors Share Inspiring Stories At Friendraiser!

February 11, 2019

This past Saturday, our Express Yourself mentors shared inspiring personal success stories in front of over 100 friendraiser attendees.  Their powerful stories highlighted their strength and vulnerability as they shared how Express Yourself has…

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25th Anniversary Angels!

January 25, 2019

Our work at Express Yourself is built on a foundation of collaboration and community. Over the past 25 years we have built an incredible network of support that has allowed us to provide the…

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Youth Making Change!

January 14, 2019

In celebration of Express Yourself performing, and partnering with the Boch Center – Wang Theatre and Department of Mental Health for our “quarter” century performance on May 23, 2019, ExYo Youth designed their very…

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