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The Actors Theatre Workshop

Cause Area

  • Arts & Culture
  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Homeless & Housing


145 West 28th Street3rd FloorNew York, NY 10001 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

ATW's mission is to teach individuals from all walks of life original creative techniques that provides them with the tools to change and to create new, original theatre that examines the conflicts that have emerged form today's cultural mix and creates hope for the fulfillment in the human experience.


Founded over two decades ago, the Actors Theatre Workshop is an established pioneer in non-profit theatre that produces classical and contemporary plays, develops new dramatic works, trains and develops actors, directors and writers while making a difference in the lives of at-risk youth and the community at large. Thurman E. Scott, ATW's artistic director, Executive Producer and Founder, is a widely acknowledged expert of artistic project development, an innovator of award-winning arts curriculums and programs for proffessional artistic training, and has a long and successful history of public service to culturaly under-served communities.


Would you recommend The Actors Theatre Workshop?
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by Odile S. (May 18, 2016)
The volunteer application form was quite lengthy and included essay questions — as though they were seeking to fill full-time internships of the sort offered to students. It was very strange. Then, after the work I put into the process, the organization never got back to me. Not even to say thanks, but no thanks. I eventually let them know I was no longer available, having by then found a couple of other nonprofits to work with.

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