Upworthy asked the question “what happens when you put a bunch of troubled teens in the same acting class?” The answer to it is every bit inspiring as one would hope.
The Stargate Theater Company was launched by the Manhattan Theater Club in 2013. The program is a six week workshop of writing, team-building exercises and theatrical training that culmininates in a performance written by the seven participants. The youth involved are paid for their creative work — the mission of Stargate is to in fact expand employment prospects.
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