Manton Avenue Project seeking Part Time Development/Operations Coordinator

About The Manton Avenue Project (MAP):  MAP serves young people in the Olneyville neighborhood of Providence, RI through free playwriting and performance opportunities for students aged 8-18. Most of our students identify as Latina/o/x, from immigrant families representing Central and South American countries. Our afterschool and summer programming is centered on student voice and aimed […]

Poster From We’re All in This Together: Summer 2016

We’re All in This Together: The Dialogue Play Festival Our young playwrights are paired with professional artists to devise short plays that explore and re-imagine our relationship with the audience. In partnership with Strange Attractor  

Welcome Amanda Burgess to the MAP staff as our Americorps VISTA!

Amanda Burgess is the 2015-2016 AmeriCorps VISTA with MAP. Amanda believes in the intrinsic value of individuals, mentors, and collaboration. As a performing artist, Amanda is a part of the duo Brian4Ever, a performance art satire based around business and finance, as the fictional CEO of a paper company called Computer Computer Paper. During off […]

Illustrations of our upcoming Sports Plays

We hope you’ll join us next week at “Go Team: The Sports Plays!” The illustrations below will give you a taste of the different stories our young playwrights have written about, stories about teamwork, competition and friendship in the sports of baseball, bowling, cheerleading, soccer, track, boxing, and more . Illustrations by Reilly Sullivan Sanders, […]

Announcing the completion of our Strategic Plan!

We are proud to announce the completion of our 2015 Strategic Plan, a result of a consultancy with Cause & Effect’s Gayle Gifford, ACFRE, funded with a grant from the Rhode Island Foundation. This 6-month project included interviews with community members, staff, volunteers, young people, and parents, to help us plan for long-term organizational durability. […]

MAP is looking for a Program Development VISTA to serve Aug 2015- Aug 2016

MAP is looking for a Program Development VISTA! Year-long, paid volunteer position through Americorps. Benefits include living allowance stipend, health insurance and education award. 35 + hours a week. (NEW VISTA rule allows for outside employment). Required Pre-Service Orientation Aug 3-6. Service term starts immediately following PSO. Spanish speaking skills a huge plus. Experience with Salesforce also preferred. BA required, […]

Announcing our Summer Series at Roger Williams National Memorial!

  MAP Announces Summer Series at Roger Williams National Memorial (Providence, RI) The Manton Avenue Project (MAP) is proud to announce that plays from their most recent festival, “This Land is Our Land: the public park plays,” will be presented as part of a summer series in Roger Williams National Memorial.  The free outdoor performances […]

Article on Coxhub features MAP

MANTON AVENUE PROJECT TEAMS KIDS AND THEATRE PROFESSIONALS By Johnette Rodriguez — Apr 15, 2015 4:07:20 PM Many studies have noted the positive effect of the arts in public education, but it’s primarily music and the visual arts that are emphasized. At the Manton Avenue Project (MAP), in Providence, Rhode Island’s Olneyville neighborhood, however, the […]

Thank you to the supporters of our 2013-2014 season!

We’ve had a wonderful year, full of growth and amazing plays by new and returning kid playwrights. We could not have done it without the help of community funders and individual donors. Thank you to everyone who supported us in the last year! The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities (RICH); The Rhode Island State Council on the […]

MAP is hiring!

Clubhouse Activities Instructor, Friday afternoons, weekly, for one year. $12/hr. Starting immediately!