Creative Aging Directory - Atlanta Theatre-To-Go

Program Title
Enriching the lives of Senior Adults through Theatre
Program Summary

We offer innovative programming, from full production plays with our professional cast to short plays that can be done as Readers' Theatre. Readers' Theatre allows volunteer actors at retirement communities or senior centers to perform on stage with script in hand. We also produce LifeWise videos which feature portraits of successful aging.

Program Background and History

Atlanta Theatre-To-Go was founded as a touring theatrical company 8 years ago by Sondra Ilgenfritz as an outreach program to serve Senior Adults. From the original core of taking professional performances to the Senior community, the core mission expanded to include Readers' Theatre in response to audience requests for an activity in which they could participate.

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Kinds of Creative Engagement/Program Focus
Creation of Original Work, Presenting a Performance, Attending a Performance, Participate in a Class, Participate in a Workshop, Participate in an Ensemble
Kinds of Creative Engagement/Program Focus Other
Interdisciplinary Connections
Creative engagement
Target Audience
Active Adults, Caregivers - Family, Caregivers - Professional, Frail Older Adults, Intergenerational
Adaptive Program Design
Mobility Disabilities
Adaptive Program Design Other
Program Setting
Adult Day Care, Aging Organization (e.g. Senior Center), Assisted Living, Community Center, Healthcare - Palliative Care / Hospice, Healthcare - Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), Library, House of Worship / Religious Center
Program Service Area / Geography
Suburban, Urban
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