About Performance Project
Performance Project theatre company is comprised of Piven’s most advanced students in 7th – 9th grade. Students in this performance troupe study with us for several years before being invited into the ensemble, so they are already well-versed in the Piven Technique and are building the skills necessary to move on to more advanced coursework at the Workshop. Piven Performance Project company members undertake an intensive 9-month training program focused on improvisation, ensemble-building, and crafting Story Theatre adaptations of myths, folk talks, fairytales, and modern short stories. Every winter, the Performance Project theatre company presents a week-long festival of world premiere adaptations for Piven students as well as the wider community.