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Join our award-winning theatre and community center this spring to serve as a mentor for homeless children in The Builders of the New World, a life-changing after school education and theatre program in its thirteenth year. Classes are taught by Thurman E. Scott, Artistic Director of The Actors Theatre Workshop, and an accomplished actor, director and writer. BNW improves reading, writing and presentational skills, instills discipline and self-esteem, and inspires the children to make choices today to achieve educational success tomorrow. This is an opportunity to join our spring session mid-way through. The Actors Theatre Workshop provides mentor training and welcomes both individuals and teams of mentors. Training at our theatre facility in Chelsea will be held in late August.Dates are to be determined in the month of July. After completing the training, you will mentor for the six Tuesday sessions,throughout the fall, which is followed by a graduation performance and celebration. Some Saturday rehearsals wil be held closer to the performance from 1 - 7 PM. Please visit our website at http://www.actorstheatreworkshop.com/bnw/index.html to complete the online application. Please alsocall the theatre at (212) 947-1386 x 0 if you have any questions.