Valentines Day Workshop

On Sunday, February 9th, the TAPA studios were filled to capacity with young lovers at heart looking to celebrate Valentines Day! Boys and girls of all ages enjoyed a day of dancing, Valentines Day Yoga, and crafting incredible valentines for their loved ones.   Volunteers were on deck to help with all of the activities… Read More »

That perfect summer job…

Every young person is looking for a great summer internship and this year TAPA was blessed to have two very talented young ladies join us as interns. The girls worked for two days a week helping us with fall mailings, cleaning and re-organizing the art closets, and helping us prepare for the last two weeks… Read More »

100 Best Places to Raise a Family

The TODAY Show recently made a list of the 100 Best Places to Raise a Family.  New York made it to the Top 25!  Personally, we love New York and wouldn’t want to be anywhere else but there are certainly challenges and obstacles New Yorkers face when raising a family with a special needs child…. Read More »

We’re Famous!

David Feldman from Long Beach NY TV recently visited the TAPA studios and had an opportunity to speak with Ms. Susan and one of our parents about our program!  Check us out the video in the link below:    

Sunday Workshops

The Theresa Academy continues to grow both in enrollment as well as space! Post-Sandy additions have been made to our building and we are back up and running with the help of your generous donations. We offer a variety of after school classes from yoga and dance, to art and music!  We have drummers, actors, dancers,… Read More »

Shared Ability Dance

New Haven’s Ballet’s Shared Ability Program helps individuals with special needs to dance and perform. Look at their remarkable work. The Shared Ability Program: New Haven Ballet’s Shared Ability Program from New Haven Ballet on Vimeo.

You Don’t Need Feet to Dance

TAPA’s very own SIDIKI in his documentary You Don’t Need Feet to Dance.  Sidiki is our guest artist each summer at TAPA and he touches the hearts of all the students and faculty with his music and spirit.