Why does Newcomerstown need ARTSNCT?

If you want to know why ARTSNCT is here ... why we are promoting the arts ... or simply want to know what is meant by "the arts" ... this short video should give you all of the answers.

Answers. Facts. Figures.

This fun and insightful video is packed with facts and figures presented in a lighthearted yet downright serious manner. Natalie drops science on arts in education. Here, you will find answers to some questions you may have.

Encourage Creativity

A colorful, rich, beautiful depiction of children describing their experience with the arts. From photography to dance, music to painting, and beyond, this short video shows what “the arts” are and how they impact young people’s quality of life, in the classroom, community, and home. Elegantly capturing the imagination and passion of young learners with an emotional and impactful message straight from young people’s mouths. Both moving and inspirational.

A Short 7-minute Documentary to Provoke Thought

Using their own words, three ordinary children with an extraordinary commitment demonstrate the power of art in their everyday lives. Ian (10 yrs old) suffers attention and learning challenges so he uses art to quell anxiety before gymnastics competitions and focus before big tests. Jordyn (8 yrs old) used dance and music to put an end to being bullied at school, make new friends, and deal with the feelings that come with growing up. Andrew (14 yrs old) is home-schooled, a Tae Kwon Do black belt, and has a composer fellowship with LA Philharmonic. Various educators discuss the profound impact the arts have on young people, from engagement to graduation, and employment to self-expression.