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National Theatre Workshop of the Handicapped (NTWH)

  • Arts/Cultural Organization
  • Educational Agency
  • National Organization
  • Recreation and Leisure Area


535 Greenwich Street
New York, NY 10013

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General Information

Established: 1977.
County/District where located: New York
Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Funded by: Client Fees.
Additional information: The National Theatre Workshop of the Handicapped, Inc. (NTWH) aspires to be the finest theatre arts-training institution in the world for persons with physical disabilities. In addition to our workshop classes, we offer theatre and community workshops and forums for dramatic literature on themes of disability, maintain a professional repertory theatre that showcases the talents of NTWH students, and act as a management and promotion agency for our students. Materials can be provided in Braille or large print.

Services Offered

Aging Services
See descriptions for the following services: Education Services; Advocacy.
NTWH advocates for persons with disabilities in the theatre and offers a forum for dramatic literature on themes of disability and challenges the exclusion of disabled students from existing theatre programs by offering both academic and practical programs.
Education Services
NTWH offers the highest level of professional academic instruction in acting, oral interpretation, music, movement, dance, playwriting, theatre management and technical theatre. It provides students with communication and job-training skills that empower them to contribute to their communities and increase earning potential.
Recreation Services
NTWH creates a theatrical arena in which disabled and able-bodied actors and playwrights collaborate, train, and perform together.

Additional Offices

Additional Locations Offices
96 Church Street
Belfast, ME 04915
Telephone: (207) 338-6894


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