NOW ACCEPTING applications from all Connecticut high school students!

Application Deadline:
Thursday March 5, 2015
Performance Dates:
Saturday, May 9, 2015

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What You Need to Know:

  • Project: Transform is a FREE program open to all high school students in CT.
  • Past teaching artists include Colman Domingo, Michael Elyanow, Justin Ellington, Will Power, Lee Edward Colston II, and Radha Blank. 

View photos from last year's Project Transform

Project: Transform

Sixth Annual Project: Transform

Saturday, May 9, 2015

What is Project: Transform?

Project Transform is a FREE PROGRAM that will give you the opportunity to speak your mind about the change you would like to see in your neighborhood, community and world. You will work closely with special guest artist James Lecesne and with Hartford Stage teaching artist Natalie Pertz to create and perform an original theatre piece. Come learn about the transformative power of the theatre in your own community, and let your voice be heard!


James Lecesne

James Lecesne

Natalie Pertz

Natalie Pertz

Teens are Talking

“The most important thing I learned is have fun and say what’s on your mind.”
Sophomore from Newington

“This project was different from my school because it was far more introspective and collaborative”
Senior from Norwalk

“The best thing about this project was being given a chance to work with other people who share the same dream and interest as me.”
Senior from Hartford

“I learned that all the hard work pays off when you get the audiences’ smiles in return.”
– Sophomore from Bloomfield

“The most important thing I learned from this project was be yourself, be open to change, love you for you.”
Junior from Hartford

“I was able to work with kids from across Connecticut and I was able to perform some place new, not just at my school but getting out to the whole Connecticut community.”
Junior from Ridgefield

 “The best thing was working with new people; opposites might attract to make something great.”
Junior from Hartford

“I learned how much fun it is to work with a bunch of people, all bringing their unique experiences and insight.“
Junior from Ridgefield