New to 4th Wall Theatre? Take a gander at these short clips below to help learn what our classes, performances, and day-to-day routine looks like. Hint: We emphasize empowerment, independence, and fun!

The Springtime Express – A 4th Wall Theatre Film

Be prepared to say “Awww” as you watch our wonderful actors of all abilities perform. – May 2019

4th Wall Backstage 2018 Blooper Reel

See the behind-the-scene funny moments during the creation of our American Sign Language and dance choreography videos for our sister company – February 2019

Flash Mob at the Detroit Beer Company

In August, our annual summer camp for the Detroit Opera House surprised patrons at the Detroit Beer Company. We danced in the streets! – August 2018

TheFourthWall – A Student’s Perspective

One of our student’s created this great piece on 4th Wall Theatre Company. Check it out! – February 2018

4th Wall Presenting on PBS’s Detroit Performs

4th Wall Theatre Company provides an outlet for an exceptional group of performing arts students. Episode 606/Segment 1. – July 2017

Detroit Free Press Article

“These kid actors with [developmental disabilities] are getting standing ovations.” Full article can be found here. – March 2017

NPR Michigan Radio Talk

“Michigan theater company gives kids with disabilities a chance to shine on stage.” Co-Founders Katie & Annie discuss 4th Wall. Full article and audio can be found here. – February 2017

4th Wall Presenting at TEDxDetroit 2016

Co-founders Katie & Annie spoke at TEDxDetroit followed with a performance by the talented troupe from the Down Syndrome Guild. – October 2016

Lenawee Local News

Lenawee Intermediate School District gives a great two minute inside look to the average 4th Wall rehearsal. – May 2016

Our First Movie – Blooper Reel

With the help of the Down Syndrome Guild and BB Squad, we made our first film with our students. Here is our blooper reel. – March 2016 

Mitch Albom Interview

Award winning reporter and writer, Mitch Albom, discovers how co-founders, Annie and Katie, started their company back in 2012. – October 2015

“Live in the D” Channel 4 Interview

This interview aired after the Mitch Albom piece allowing Chuck Gaidica and Tati Amare to explore the details of the company. – October 2015

Unlimited Potential: Believe It!

This video was made specifically for an event with the Down Syndrome Guild. It catalogs how the DSG and 4th Wall have each helped their group of students reach new heights. It’s a tear-jerker! – October 2015

Training Video

4th Wall was asked to help bring Services to Enhance Potential’s (STEP) plant handbook to life via video. STEP consumers helped write and starred in the video. – September 2015

Fox 2 Detroit News Piece

Reporter Lee Thomas takes us behind the 4th wall to learn what happens during a 4th Wall Theatre rehearsal. – August 2014

What Does a 4th Wall Class Look Like?

In four minutes, learn what happens at every 4th Wall class and the positive impact it has on our students. – February 2014

Celebrate Michigan

We were honored to be interviewed on Celebrate Michigan, a local television show in Wayne County. Our students even got to perform! – March 2013