STEP ’12 – Free theatre in city parks
The Creative Production Team Includes:
Executive Artistic Director Raymond Bobgan is proud to announce Cleveland Public Theatre’s celebrated Student Theatre Enrichment Program (STEP) – Cleveland’s longest-running arts and job training program for urban teens – returns to Cleveland City Parks this summer with their new original play entitled Neverland.
Bring a blanket or a lawn chair and enjoy the performance that these inspiring teens have made for free at a park near you.
Featuring Kaundima Ashley, Da’Shawn Black, Amir Bryant, Daneris Butler, Twan’Nesha Carlisle, E’Lyric Christopher, Keyon Cohen-Harris, Ell-Rahsheed Dozier, Jeda Flowers, Nichelle Fluellen, Javejon Golphin, Liz Gonzalez, Paris Hardy, Nicole Hatcher, Justin Hogue, Asia Hunter, Quiandra McClairn, Terah McGowan, Virginia Prater, Dezhanay Simmons, Edwin Sizemore, Johnathan Smith, Tommy Smith Jr., William Stewart, MacKenzie White, Maxwell White, Joycelynn Wiggins
Brianna Aarons, Curtis Barron, Desarai Edwards, Donita Stoves, Jalecia Fair, Justice Thomas, Lesley Robles, Lindsey Baldwin, Michael McCallops, Ne’ Shae Jackson, Tony Johnson, Uijiarr Travis
Wednesday August 1st
Wade Oval Wednesday – Brief selection from the show! (University Circle, Wade Oval Dr) 7:30pm
Saturday August 4th
Cleveland Public Theatre7pm
Very special thanks to Councilpersons: Anthony Brancatelli, Joe Cimperman, Phyllis Cleveland, Terrell H. Pruitt, Kevin Conwell, Jeffrey Johnson, Martin J. Keane, Mamie J. Mitchell, Jay Westbrook and Matt Zone.
Made possible through the generous support of Eva L. and Joseph M. Bruening Foundation, Charter One Foundation, The Cyrus Eaton Foundation, Deaconess Community Foundation, The Eaton Charitable Fund,
KeyBank, Martha Holden Jennings Foundation, David & Inez Myers Foundation, PNC Foundation, TMT Consolidated LLC, Thomas H. White Foundation.
Thank you to our Community Partners: LAND studio and Youth Opportunities Unlimited.
Special thanks to these additional Community Partners: Bellaire-Puritas Development Corporation, Broadway Public Art, Burten, Bell, Carr Development Inc., City of Cleveland Department of Community Development, Cleveland Community Diversion Program, Cudell Improvement Inc., Denison Avenue UCC, Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization, Episcopal Westside Shared Ministries, Family Connections, Foster Pointe, Harvard Community Services Center, Horizon Science Academy Denison Middle School, Julia De Bergos Cultural Arts Center, Kamm’s Corners Development Corporation, Life Skills, MyCom, Ohio City Inc., Old Brooklyn Development Corporation, Omni Media, Partnership for a Safer Cleveland, Peacemakers Alliance – Westside Guardian Angels, Pilgrim UCC, Slavic Village Development, Tremont West Development Corporation, University Circle Inc., West Side Ecumenical Ministry, West Side UCC and WIRE-Net.