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Unified Theater Celebrates Anniversary with Orange Ball

Orange Ball Group PhotoUnified Theater celebrated 15 years of inclusion with a "Spotlight on Ability" when it hosted its first ever Orange Ball: A Halloween Birthday Bash on October 29th, and reunited performers, instructors, supporters, and friends for a Halloween-themed anniversary event.

Inaugural CampUT Results in Original, Inclusive Performance | West Hartford Press, August 2015

Camp UT rehearsalThe inaugural CampUT, a two-week pilot program between Unified Theater and the Mandell JCC of Greater Hartford, culminated in an original & inclusive production titled The Next 100 Years...

Putting a Spotlght on Ability | StateFarm.com, July 2014

Unified Theater Spring Tour with State FarmThe State Farm Youth Advisory Board (YAB) has been a huge supporter of Unified Theater's program nationwide. They highlighted two Connecticut rockstars, as State Farm helps us put the Spotlight on Ability with their generous support for our programs.

Suffield UT's Own, Katie Gaga | WFSB Channel 3, June 2015

Katie Gaga  Suffield High School's Unified Theater has their very own rockstar-- Katie Gaga!  Katie gained national attention-- and even met her idol, Lady Gaga-- thanks to the social media savvy of some of her fellow UT rockstars...

Class Act | Seasons of West Hartford, Summer 2014

Governor's Residence Spring Tour 2014   Unified Theater students performed at the Connecticut Governor's Residence in late spring of 2014 for the last stop on the Hartford Spring Tour...

Spotlight on the Future | June 2014

  Spotlight on the Future: welcoming Unified Theater's new CEO as our founder says goodbye...

Unified Theater on NBC's TODAY Show

Check out Natalie Morales profile of Unified Theater that aired on NBC's TODAY Show -- plus two online profiles on our founder and our student leaders!  Click to watch them all...

Unified Theater Awarded $91,450 Grant | Hartford Courant Nov 2013

Sedgwick Middle School Unified Theater performers graced the cover of the CT section of the Hartford Courant.  They performed a preview of their 10th Anniversary Production, 'If Kids Ruled the Word', for State Farm leaders and Rep. Brian Becker as part of a check presentation for a $91K grant to support Unified Theater's national expansion...

Unified Theater Partners With Hartford Stage For Pilot Program | Hartford Courant

Hartford Stage is Unified Theater's first Affiliate Theater.  The Affiliate model creates a formal, funded partnership between Unified Theater and professional theaters across the country.  The model combines Unified Theater's inclusion and leadership expertise with theaters, like Hartford Stage, who bring professional arts education artists to support and guide Unified Theater Spotlight Schools in their region...

'Unified Theater' Founder Gets Ready To Take Her Show On The Road | Hartford Courant

Unified Theater and founder, Micaela Connery, hit the front page of the Hartford Courant as we gear up for major growth and expanded impact:  "The next time you think not enough remarkable things are going on around here, consider Connery. She's just 25 but has returned to her home to lead a nonprofit with a huge future and a $300,000 annual budget. Her idea — a different sort of nonprofit that can grow organically in school districts across the nation — could become one of the next big exports from Connecticut. She hopes Unified Theater will be working in hundreds of schools within a few years."...

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