Summer Acting Workshops Sizzle at Phoenix House Career Academy

Friday, July 24th, 2015

acting classes sober recreation phoenix houseClients from Phoenix House Career Academy and Phoenix House Residential Program in Long Island City are teaming up this summer to participate in weekly evening acting workshops at the Academy with the Outreach Division of the Stella Adler School of Acting. New clients and those who missed out on previous classes last year signed up eagerly, and a total of 25 client actors from both facilities participated in the first session. The group will learn techniques in voice, speech, movement, and acting through exercises and weekly themed activities. Eventually they will collaborate to write plays of their own for a future performance.

The Phoenix House Career Academy is an adult business and trade school accredited by the New York City Department of Education. The Career Academy is an innovative model of accelerated treatment with a fully operational vocational school on site; it is considered one of Brooklyn’s most successful vocational programs.

Phoenix House Career Academy’s residential substance abuse treatment program provides treatment services for men, using an evidence-based approach to addiction treatment and a strength-based, holistic view of recovery. Our team consists of highly skilled clinicians who provide assessment, individual and group counseling, case management, and discharge planning. We are committed to giving our clients the education and job skills necessary to excel in the workplace, as well as the strength and renewed self-esteem to live successful, drug-free lives.

Phoenix House Long Island City Center’s Women’s Program provides innovative substance abuse treatment services to female clients using evidenced-based practices. Our program offers an array of vital services and our staff is trained to meet the unique needs of women, including those who struggle with co-occurring mental health problems. Our Men’s Program provides services and substance abuse treatment, individual and group counseling, as well as evidence-based therapeutic interventions that address specific client needs, allowing clients to redefine who they are while addressing views on manhood/rites of passage. We also provide medical services and vocational support, as well as recreational programming.

Find out more about the programs and services offered at Phoenix House New York, or call our toll-free number today 1 888 671 9392.

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