The Cobblestone Theater Group was created in 2017 by Leah Harvin- Odom, an elementary school teacher from Harlem, N.Y. TCTG provides children ages 9-12 attending New York City public schools, an opportunity to perform cultural stories throughout the Harlem community. We believe in supporting the culturally responsive literacy framework through the arts. Our staff includes teachers and teaching artist with years of experience and a love of the arts in education!
We strive to engage our community in fun theatrical entertainment through plays inspired by African American culture while supporting culture and literacy one show at at time.
October - May
currently only available for students who attend P.S. 200 The James McCune Smith School, 2589 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd.) and P.S. 125 The Ralph Bunche School. 425 West 123rd Street. This program is free for students who attend P.S.200 and P.S.125.
Do you want to try out your acting skills? Sign up for our 8 week summer program! Beginning June 2024, we will be hosting auditions for our summer Acting Team!
- Time is TBDLocation is TBDTime is TBDLocation is TBDWhy Mosquitoes Buzz In People’s Ears is based on a West African folk tale. The story is one that begins when Mosquito tells Iguana an unbelievable tale. Iguana is very annoyed with him for the obvious tall tale and puts sticks in his ears to prevent himself from hearing the annoying insect. This one
- Time is TBDLocation is TBDTime is TBDLocation is TBDThis year we are preparing for our first annual performance !! This play will be performed by our After-School Acting Team! Join us June 2023 for a stellar production of Anansi: A Story! A Story! An African Folktale retold and illustrated by Gail E. Haley. Register here for updates.
THE MONOLOGUE MUSEUM OF BLACK INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES
May 20, 2022
Interested in joining the after-school or summer program? Please reach out — we’re happy to help.