Thriving Through the Arts.
Arts In Reach empowers teenage girls and gender expansive youth ages 11 to 22 through inclusive, creative community.
AIR is a Safe Space
We value inclusivity and kindness over competition and status. AIR is a supportive community where teens feel safe to express their authentic selves and take on challenges through the arts.
AIR Creates Opportunities
We believe all teens should have opportunities to thrive through the arts as a means of overcoming challenges and becoming self-reliant adults. Our programs are accessible, diverse, and allow teens to lead and grow.
of AIR participants graduate from high school.
of AIR participants pursue post-secondary education.
of AIR alumni volunteer in their communities.
News and Insights
For our final program of the summer, we gathered in Nottingham for five days and played with different aspects of storytelling by experimenting with puppetry and performance. Teaching artists Katrina Pratt and Audra Brandt led us in creating a giant pageant puppet,...
AIR's Assistant Program Director Cassie Brazeau (she/her) discusses what Arts In Reach means to her and the importance of being open to trying new things! What is your role at Arts In Reach? I'm the Assistant Director of Programs and I have been working at AIR for a...
We spent the second week of summer making each other laugh at Funny Camp! Performing and teaching artist Gemma Soldati graced us with her hilarity, knowledge, and support. A trained clown, she inspired us with lessons of each style of comedy before trying it out...