In December 2015, 2050 Legacy began a partnership with Hampshire College to premiere their full length performance Catalyst and begin educational workshops with their degree seeking students in educational theater. The continued partnership includes, workshops with partnering classes in the theater , cultural studies and other related departments. Utilizing the theater and rehearsal spaces for future performance development and performances open to the western Massachusetts public, including interactive talk backs and community workshops. With hopes in the future of reinstating 2050's iconic sumer youth reatreats for young artists.
Holyoke High School
2050 Legacy has embarked on a partnership with Holyoke High School to provide innovatice social justice workshops to their student programs beginning with, the Gay Straight Alliance youth group.
Through interactive workshops in, writing, lyricism, music, movement and theater the youth at Holyoke High School will create their own performance, rooted in their identity and how they personally are afffected by the recent annoucement of the government take over of Holyoke High School. This original piece will be presented at an all school assembly in the spring.
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Crossing The Waters Cultural Exchange
An institute that provides community groups, and artists with enriching cultural experiences through creative international exchange.
"At Crossing the Waters Cultural Exchange Institute, we strive to bring you the best opportunities to learn, grow, and broaden your horizons." - Ingrid Askew, Executive Director of Crossing the Waters Cultural Exchange Institute
Working with the program "Young Ambassadors" 2050 Legacy will be training young artists in the art of Social Justice theater. The youth who make up the Young Ambassadors will be involved in monthly workshops within the states on social justice performance development and workshops teahcing youth the culture and history of South Africa. These youth will bring their newly acquired skills and original works of performance to the townships of Cape Town South Africa at a future date.