Opening Act after school and District 79 theater programs begin (in-person) the week of February 28th! Opening Act workshops meet once weekly through the end of May.

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NYC schools require proof of COVID-19 vaccination for students to participate in performing arts activities, which includes Opening Act.

Students and families may use any of the below options to provide their one-time proof of vaccination directly to their teaching artists at the school.

  • CDC Vaccination Card.
  • NYC Vaccination Record or other official immunization record from within or outside the U.S., including from your health care provider. A photo or photocopy of this card is also acceptable. If you are unable to get this record, call 311.
  • – NYC COVID Safe AppAndroid | iOS. Students can upload to this app a photo of your CDC vaccination card or other official record, along with their photo ID.


The Walton Educational Campus


Christopher Columbus Educational Campus


Herbert H. Lehman High School


Mott Haven Educational Campus


Bronx Latin & Bronx Career and College Prep High School


Bronx Latin Middle School


Mott Hall V High School


Mott Hall V Middle School



Clara Barton High School


Digital Arts and Cinema Technology High School


Cobble Hill School of American Studies


Canarsie Educational Campus


The Brooklyn Hub HSE

The Brooklyn Hub Literacy

The Alpha School – Center for Progressive Living Inc.


Graphic Educational Campus


Bayard Rustin Educational Complex


Getting Out and Staying Out

Project Rousseau

Covenant House 

Harlem Renaissance High School

The Ali Forney Center

Tenzer Educational Complex


Stanley Isaacs


The Manhattan Hub


Youth Action Youth Build 


Flushing High School / Veritas Academy



Feel free to reach out to Sarah Branch, Opening Act’s Manager of Programs & Student Experiences at with questions.