My childhood was dominated by Barbie. She decided much of my schedule; dinner time was pushed back and back until my mother broke the doll’s spell by shutting her away in the DreamHouse and banning me from the playroom. I got over my tears by the entree. I recognize a similar affinity in my nephew’s… Read More

Ryan Duda
February 7, 2017

There are moments in an artist’s life, or anyone’s life for that matter, where we question the direction our life is going.  We take into account every decision we’ve made, every opportunity we’ve taken advantage of or turned down, and the many paths ahead of us that we could possibly travel down.  We may ask… Read More

We are constantly answering questions about how to introduce the art of theatre to individuals with disabilities. Of course, why we have a passion to introduce theatre to this population requires a discussion on equality, opportunity and choice. In our quest to fully reflect the mission of 4th Wall, we focus on the concepts of… Read More

As a lead instructor for 4th Wall you can’t help but worry the day of the show. Over the past however many weeks, our students are memorizing lines, practicing songs, and rehearsing dances, all in order to impress our guests on the big day. All you really want is a show that your students feel… Read More

When the curtain went up on the 2016 season of 4th Wall Theatre Company, we introduced you to 3 of the innovative organizations that star as community partners in our mission to bring the stage and all of its therapeutic  benefits to young people with special needs. In an effort to continue to bring our… Read More

*********This post features Quick Pix!—bulletpoints that tell you what you need to know FAST! For the blog reader in a rush! Sensory-friendly film showings first came to my attention when my sister, who has twin sons with special needs, told me that she had heard about them; “Too bad the only theaters showing them are so… Read More