TALENT & PERFORMERS
The Amazing Max Darwin
Max Darwin was performing on stage before he could walk. He began travelling all over the U.S. with his parents who were street performers specializing in clowning, mime, juggling and magic. Since then Max has gained the reputation of being one of the most sought-after magic artists in the country. He also performs hundreds of shows a year on stage and privately for such notable people as Uma Thurman, Tommy Hilfiger, Diana Ross, Jeremy Sisto and Chazz Palminteri. Currently Max is a guest artist and magic consultant on Season 3 & 4 of National Geographic’s “Brain Games.” His TV credits include hosting “Game Farm” on Nickelodeon and appearing on ABC’s “Black Box”. He has also appeared in TV Commercials for Axe Body Spray, Verizon, Bank of America, Coca Cola among others. He has also released his first magic video “Magic in Minutes” where he teaches kids ages 5 & up how to perform magic.
The Broadway Dreams Foundation offers intensive programs nationally throughout the year, led by an exceptional faculty of high-profile experienced Broadway actors, directors, choreographers and agents. BDF's unique programming offers highly personalized and supportive coaching, an exciting collaborative learning environment, and ongoing networking to build confidence and life skills which may lead to a life-changing career. More than 3,000 students have participated in BDF programs and past students have gone on to perform with Broadway, national touring and regional productions including The Book of Mormon, Beautiful The Carole King Musical, Memphis, Evita, and more. There is no better way to grow as a performer while making valuable industry connections than through The Broadway Dreams Foundation. For more information, please click here.
Downtown Dance Factory
Downtown Dance Factory, Tribeca's multi award-winning and hippest dance studio, takes the stage at this year's Tribeca Film Festival Family Day for the 5th year in a row! Expect dancers aged 8 to 14 to astound you with fabulous performances in jazz, lyrical and hip hop! Come out to the main stage at North Moore and Greenwich at 3pm to see them in action! Also visit their booth on Greenwich Street and do some free crafting! You can also enter their draw to win a $50 gift certificate to their amazing "Studio 4" dancewear store.
Celebrating 10 years worldwide, FUERZA BRUTA is an uninhibited and unforgettable show you have to see to believe! This theatrical thrill ride combines euphoria-inducing live music and breathtaking aerial displays in a performance that’s as exhilarating as it is addictive. Flood your senses and experience the “sexy, heart-pounding fantasy” (Daily News) of FUERZA BRUTA.
Set in the magical world of La Belle Epoque Paris, where fashion, glamour and passion prevail, Lerner and Loewe’s Gigi, starring Vanessa Hudgens (Disney’s High School Musical), is a romantic comedy about one young woman's journey to find her true self... and her true love.
Creativity. Confidence. Friendship. It all starts at Gymboree!
It Shoulda Been You
Emmy® and Tony Award® winner David Hyde Pierce directs an outstanding ensemble cast led by Tony Award® winners Tyne Daly and Harriet Harris, with Lisa Howard, Sierra Boggess, David Burtka, Montego Glover, Chip Zien and Edward Hibbert, in the heartwarming and hilarious new Broadway Musical, IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU.
KINKY BOOTSis the unforgettable Broadway sensation with music by Tony® and Grammy®-winning pop icon CYNDI LAUPER. It's a feel-good celebration packed with nonstop fun and a kick of pure joy! Based on true events, it tells an exuberant story about finding friendship, inspiration and passion where you least expect... proving that you change the world when you change your mind. Experience the uplifting power of this Tony-winning Best Musical that will raise your spirits to new heights!
The amoosing, "Marcia the Musical Moose", famoose for grazing in the Tri-state area and now at the Tri-becca film festival, brings her Guitar, Magic and "The Magical Forest" Puppet Show to entertain young children at the event. Featured animal puppet friends will be "Dori" and "Donny" the Dragons, and "Mort the Moose" who just might turn into a Unicorn with the help of his Fairy Godmother! For more info, check out Marcia at her "Home on the Web" marciathemusicalmoose.com and on YouTube.
Teen pop star and Idol Meredith O'Connor rose to fame when her first single "Celebrity" went viral gaining over 2 million views on youtube. Since then she has created an anti bullying platform with her song "The Game", having thousands of her fans claim its message changed their life. Her most recent radio hit and hit music video on VEVO and Teen Nick, "Just The Thing" is about how it is a good thing to be different. Her inspirational message is loved by millions around the world, and she is currently on a world tour to Australia, Greece, the UK, America and New Zealand.
The world’s most popular musical has audiences leaping to their feet in an acclaimed new production at Broadway’s Imperial Theatre. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Miz is an unforgettable story of heartbreak, passion, and the resilience of the human spirit. DON’T WAIT ONE DAY MORE.
ON THE TOWN
Come see why ON THE TOWN is on more Top 10 lists than any other musical this year! Featuring eye-popping sets and gorgeous costumes, ON THE TOWN has "a rapturous and red-blooded score" (Daily News) by Leonard Bernstein, one of America's greatest composers, brilliantly played by a 28-piece orchestra – the biggest on Broadway. Called "an explosion of pure joy" by The Hollywood Reporter, this hit musical comedy is "everything a great show should be" (The Wall Street Journal). Join three sailors on 24-hour shore leave in New York as they are swept off their feet by three beautiful women for one amazing night ON THE TOWN!
Phantom of the Opera
Now in its 27th record-breaking year, The Phantom of the Opera is the Broadway musical all others are measured against. The timeless story, the unforgettable score, an undeniable obsession that could never die.
Puppet Works Inc.
The Frog asks the Princess to grant him 3 wishes
Join three awesome musicians, plus our crazy puppets, Rhythm, Melody & Harmony, for a musical adventure with your whole family. We'll play some old time kids favorites, sprinkle in some rock and pop for everyone to boogie down, and jam out on some of our own songs like the "Puppet Dance" and more!
Shadow Box Theater
In this underwater adventure, the little fish Spinny and his many friends find courage and the true meaning of friendship, and learn to envision a more peaceful world. The performers use colorful fish puppets to spark children's imagination of an enchanted landscape deep beneath the sea. Our storyteller and musician also lead the audience in an inspiring "Sing Out for Peace."
Winner of over 100 major awards including the Grammy Award and three Tony Awards, WICKED is the untold story of the witches of Oz. Long before Dorothy drops in, two other girls meet in the Land of Oz. One, born with emerald-green skin, is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. WICKED tells the story of their remarkable odyssey, how these two unlikely friends grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good.
Create your own screenplay with Writopia, where published fiction writers and produced playwrights run fun, productive creative writing workshops for kids ages 2 to 21.
Yo Re Mi
combines yoga and music to bing children on a wild ride using our bodies, voices and imaginations. With live music, yoga poses and original songs, we learn about nature, geography, languages and history. Music and yoga together engage the whole child, developing confidence, concentration and focus, while increasing strength, flexibility and body awareness. Early exposure to music is essential to developing minds, and enriches the dynamic between child and parent. We offer classes for in Manhattan and Brooklyn as well as entertainment for birthday parties and special events!