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26th of May 2011

Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Grant

ArtStream is the recipient of a 2010 Quality of Life Grant from the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation. The Quality of Life Grant will go to benefit ArtStream’s Allies in the Arts program at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. We are extremely grateful for this grant from the Reeve Foundation and are proud to be…


13th of December 2010

NBC4’s 12 Days of Giving

ArtStream was a featured charity on NBC4’s annual 12 Days of Giving in December 2010. Director of Operations Jennie Lutz and Co-Founder Nicolette Stearns appeared with inclusive actors Sarah Miller and JP Illaramendi for interviews during the 11:00 am and 4:00 pm local news broadcasts. Check out this segment from the 4:00 pm broadcast on…


13th of October 2010

Looza’s Remount in The Arlington Catholic Herald

Read about the Arlington Inclusive Theatre Company’s remount of HasBeenaLooza: The Benefit Concert in the Arlington Catholic Herald. “[Patricia] Woolsey said the theatre company touches the lives of actors and audiences alike.  The program ‘challenges the actors; it challenges the family members to see what they are capable of; it challenges the audience to see what [the actors]…


15th of May 2010

Toby Beach Interviews ArtStream

ArtStream Co-Founders Patricia Woolsey and Nicolette Stears appeared on In Montgomery County with Toby Beach to discuss ArtStream’s contributions to peoples with disabilities in Montgomery County, Maryland. In Montgomery County with Toby Beach Montgomery County Cable Channel 21Wednesday, May 12 at 8:00 pmFriday, May 15 at 3:30 pm Thanks to Toby Beach and all of the wonderful…


15th of April 2010

Silver Spring Inclusive on DC Radio

The Silver Spring Inclusive Theatre Company was all over the airwaves preceding their 2010 production, What’s the Frequency Johnny: The Great Case Caper! WTOP’s Man About Town Bob Madigan stopped by a tech rehearsal to catch up on the hijinks! – Listen to the clip WAMU’s Art Beat with Stephanie Kaye plugged the production during…


1st of April 2010

Arlington Inclusive Press – 2010

Check out Arlington Inclusive in these local media outlets! The Washington Post’s Going Out Guide (we’re at the bottom of the page). Free in DC blog.  “The performances are great fun for families.” The Arlington Connection.    


1st of February 2010

Healing Through the Arts in Maryland Life Magazine

Look for a quote from co-founder Nicolette Stearns in the February issue of Maryland Life Magazine. She adds her insight to the article “Healing Through the Arts: Embracing Theater as Therapy”. “The performing arts are a safe place to let emotions out. It allows for distance, so it’s not like therapy. It’s more abstract, so people…


Congratulations, Ermyn King

Ermyn King, Art Stream’s Director Hospital and Hospice Programs, performs interactive storytelling for small groups of patients and family members at local hospitals.  Recently, Ermyn’s storytelling program was spotlighted in the Children’s Inn Spring 2010 newsletter Innspirations. “Through this wonderful medium, Inn residents are given the opportunity to experience empowerment and connect with heroes and heroines…


15th of January 2010

American Theatre Magazine – Full Spectrum Access

ArtStream was featured in the article “Full Specturm Access” in the January 2010 American Theatre Magazine. The article discusses the growing interest in the performing arts as a tool for individuals with autism. Even after teaching fundamental building blocks, theatre can continue to provide community and understanding to older students and adults living with autism. ArtStream, an…


24th of June 2009

Gaithersburg Inclusive in The Gazette

The Gaithersburg Inclusive Companies received a great write-up of their performances of It’s a Wonderful Pie and A Mystery to Me in June 2009.  “The final show is always a huge tearjerker because this has been a real journey for them,” [Nicolette] Stearns says. “We’re a very small part of these people’s lives, but we’re a very bright…