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Situation Project Partners with Playbill to Amplify Arts and Culture Access for Youth

Situation Project is thrilled to announce its publishing partnership with Playbill, the iconic publishing company synonymous with American theatre.

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New York, NY – March 14th, 2024 – Situation Project is thrilled to announce its publishing partnership with Playbill, the iconic publishing company synonymous with American theatre. This collaboration aims to inspire and mobilize support for the next generation of talent through engaging content and impactful storytelling.

The partnership will kick off with the integration of content from Situation Project's online publication, Inspired, into Playbill's digital platforms. Inspired is a hub created to encourage others to champion arts access, featuring stories, examples, and data highlighting the critical role of arts experiences in youth development. These stories will showcase inspiring examples of how access to the arts can positively affect young people's lives, reflecting the shared commitment of both organizations to this cause.

In addition to content integration, the partnership encompasses a comprehensive advertising initiative across Playbill's digital and print mediums, aimed at raising awareness for Situation Project. 

Playbill and Situation Project are also exploring opportunities for student outings to Playbill's offices and printing facilities. These visits will offer students a closer look at the range of careers available within the company and the broader industry, further emphasizing the importance of arts education access.

"We are proud to partner with Situation Project," said Alex Birsh, COO & Vice President of Playbill. "By sharing these stories and providing powerful and meaningful experiences, we hope to inspire our audience and the broader community to support arts access for all young people."

Damian Bazadona, Founder of Situation Project, expressed his enthusiasm for the partnership, stating, "Collaborating with Playbill allows us to amplify our message and reach a wider audience. Together, we can make a significant impact on the lives of young people by highlighting the transformative power of the arts."

The partnership between Playbill and Situation Project signifies a shared commitment to fostering a love for the arts among young people and ensuring that access to cultural experiences is available to all, regardless of their background or circumstances.

To read the inspiring stories from Situation Project, visit Playbill's website.

About Playbill

Playbill is the preeminent destination for all things theatre and has become an internationally known symbol of the arts since its founding over 130 years ago. Playbill produces the iconic Playbill program for Broadway theatres and many other venues across America. In addition to its print and online publications, Playbill offers a comprehensive suite of digital services and products that cater to theatre fans and industry professionals alike.

About Situation Project

Situation Project is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing arts access to students, particularly those in underserved communities. Through its innovative programs and partnerships, Situation Project aims to inspire the next generation of creatives and leaders by exposing them to the transformative power of the arts.