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Acting for Stage - (Ages 12-14)
Classes

September 14 – January 25 Learn the craft and art of acting in this class led by a professional actor. Taught in two sections over the course of a year, students will learn techniques and strategies to use from audition

Architecture and Design
Classes

Ages 6 and up Explore the design of buildings, furniture and green infrastructure through hands-on projects. Students take curated walking tours in Greenwich Village, appreciating the dynamic neighborhood architecture, which inspires the class curriculum.

Art Discovery (Ages 3-4)
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Ages 3–4 Children will explore their creativity and imagination through various art techniques, including painting, drawing and collage. Children will explore materials, tools and the process of art making with step by step guided instruction. The goal of this class

Art Makers (Ages 5-6)
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Ages 5-6 Using literature and life experiences, students will create their own artwork using a variety of techniques such as painting, sculpture, printing, collage and more. Students will create and develop their own work independently, with guidance from the instructor.

August Summer Camp (All 4 Weeks)
Classes

For over a decade, Greenwich House has offered one of the premier community Summer Camps in Manhattan. With a long history of providing arts and enrichment programming for campers, Greenwich House is now expanding programming to provide an even more

Ballet I (Ages 4.5-5)
Classes

Ages 4½ – 5 Ballet 1: Students will continue to learn basic ballet vocabulary, technique, and class structure. There will be a continued emphasis on correct posture, positioning, and basic ballet steps. Students will focus on developing ballet technique and

Ballet II (Ages 6-7)
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Ages 6–7 Students continue to learn ballet technique and vocabulary while they develop strength, flexibility, and musicality. There will be a continued emphasis on correct posture, positioning, and ballet steps.  More complex step combinations are introduced at this level. Required

Ballet III (Ages 8-9)
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Ages 8–9 Students will strengthen their ballet technique while learning the art of performance. Barre work is introduced, and combinations continue to increase in difficulty.  Students will begin to develop the skill of retaining more complex movement sequences. Emphasis is

Book Arts
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Ages 6-9 A safe and open space to discuss these difficult times, and fun ways to get through them. Each class period will consist of journaling, discussion, and a fun activities like games and coloring to unwind. Through a combination

Cartoon Art
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Ages 6 and up From stop motion to caricature drawings, our cartoon arts and animation class will explore the vast world of cartooning and its different styles, as well as the art of storytelling. Students will work on both individual

Chess NYC Chess Challengers
Classes

Ages 5-11 Advancing Chess for those already playing. Students are trained in chess tactics to help them learn how to compete. In this program students will have the chance to play some USCF rated games.

Chess NYC Head Start
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Ages 5-8 For our youngest! An exciting introduction to the game of Chess, students will enjoy a small student-to-teacher ratio, Chess projects, real live games and fun “tournament-like” activities. Students receive training according to their individual levels. Head Start is

Clarinet Ensemble
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This advanced class is designed to teach jazz and improv for clarinets of all voices, highest to lowest and is mostly focused on preparation for two concerts a year with Dance Clarinets and guest composers. Ensemble members must be able

Chamber Music for Adults
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Wednesday and Saturday The adult chamber music classes are open to pianists, string and wind players interested in a fun and intense chamber music experience at GHMS. The classes are performance-oriented and cover a wide range of chamber music repertory

Dodgeball
Classes

Ages 7 and Up Dodgeball program is all about high energy fun! Kids play different versions of dodgeball and variations in strategies. Dodgeball is excellent for developing hand/eye coordination while also providing a great cardio workout. This course will help

Election Day Holiday Camp
Classes

For those parents who may need childcare support during school holidays, Greenwich House is pleased to offer a holiday camp program. Separate registration is required for each holiday camp date. Please provide a lunch for your child; we will provide

DIY Fashion and Design
Classes

Ages 7 and up This class is based around exploring children’s creativity through fashion. We will be using different materials such as cotton, denim, leather and more to help create their designs of their dreams. Students will learn basic design

Full Day Camp September 10th
Classes

For those parents who may need childcare support during school holidays, Greenwich House is pleased to offer a holiday camp program. Separate registration is required for each holiday camp date. Please provide a lunch for your child; we will provide

Full Day Camp September 7th
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For those parents who may need childcare support during school holidays, Greenwich House is pleased to offer a holiday camp program. Separate registration is required for each holiday camp date. Please provide a lunch for your child; we will provide

Full Day Camp September 8th
Classes

For those parents who may need childcare support during school holidays, Greenwich House is pleased to offer a holiday camp program. Separate registration is required for each holiday camp date. Please provide a lunch for your child; we will provide

Full Day Camp September 9th - test
Classes

For those parents who may need childcare support during school holidays, Greenwich House is pleased to offer a holiday camp program. Separate registration is required for each holiday camp date. Please provide a lunch for your child; we will provide

Harlan Reano Summer Masters Series Workshop
Classes

July 12-14 This hands-on interactive workshop will focus on handbuilt forms and painted decoration. Harlan Reano will demonstrate the handbuilding techniques and the decoration methods he and Lisa Holt use to make their signature Ollas. Lisa Holt (Cochiti Pueblo) and

Full Day Camp September 7th–10th
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For those parents who may need childcare support during school holidays, Greenwich House is pleased to offer a holiday camp program. Separate registration is required for each holiday camp date. Please provide a lunch for your child; we will provide

Homework Help
Classes

Spending time outside of school studying and completing homework can be challenging for students and may be frustrating for parents. Homework Help offers assistance with any subject. Daily half hour lessons are provided for your child for one flat fee

Homework Help
Classes

Spending time outside of school studying and completing homework can be challenging for students and may be frustrating for parents. Homework Help offers assistance with any subject. Daily half hour lessons are provided for your child for one flat fee

Homework Help
Classes

Spending time outside of school studying and completing homework can be challenging for students and may be frustrating for parents. Homework Help offers assistance with any subject. Daily half hour lessons are provided for your child for one flat fee

Homework Help
Classes

Spending time outside of school studying and completing homework can be challenging for students and may be frustrating for parents. Homework Help offers assistance with any subject. Daily half hour lessons are provided for your child for one flat fee

Ibrahim Said Summer Masters Series Workshop
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July 12-14 This hands-on interactive workshop will focus on wheel-thrown forms and carving and relief techniques. Along with wheel throwing demonstrations showing traditional Egyptian forms, Said will discuss and demonstrate the use of geometry in Islamic design as the basis

Intro to Piano I (Ages 2-3 with caregivers)
Classes

Experience the joy of piano playing and music with your toddler through a multi-sensory, hands-on approach to learning piano. With full adult participation, each lesson is designed to help you and your toddler with the skills and activities to continue

Intro to Piano II (Ages 2-3 with caregivers)
Classes

Experience the joy of piano playing and music with your toddler through a multi-sensory, hands-on approach to learning piano. With full adult participation, each lesson is designed to help you and your toddler with the skills and activities to continue

Jazz Vocal Workshop
Classes

The Jazz Vocal Workshop is a weekly class where students prepare several songs of their choice to practice and improve upon during the course.  Due to COVID-19 restrictions, class will be held in the Recital Hall.  Social distancing protocols will

July Summer Camp (All 4 Weeks)
Classes

For over a decade, Greenwich House has offered one of the premier community Summer Camps in Manhattan. With a long history of providing arts and enrichment programming for campers, Greenwich House is now expanding programming to provide an even more

Ballet IV (Ages 9-11)
Classes

Advanced intermediate level, age 9-11   Students will continue to strengthen their ballet technique, flexibility, and performance. Combinations continue to increase in difficulty and students are challenged to further their retention skills. Emphasis is on the enjoyment of dance within

Kidz Club (1 Day)
Classes

This page is used to register for one day of Kidz Club.  Ages 6-10 Welcome to Kidz Club! In Kidz Club, we will offer homework help as well as fun and enriching activities on a daily basis. You can sign up

Kidz Club (3 Days)
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This page is used to register for three days of Kidz Club.  Ages 6-10 Welcome to Kidz Club! In Kidz Club, we will offer homework help as well as fun and enriching activities on a daily basis. You can sign up

Kidz Club (4 Days)
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This page is used to register for four days of Kidz Club.  Ages 6-10 Welcome to Kidz Club! In Kidz Club, we will offer homework help as well as fun and enriching activities on a daily basis. You can sign up

Kidz Club (5 Days)
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This page is used to register for five days of Kidz Club.  Ages 6-10 Welcome to Kidz Club! In Kidz Club, we will offer homework help as well as fun and enriching activities on a daily basis. You can sign up

Kidz Club (2 Days)
Classes

This page is used to register for two days of Kidz Club.  Ages 6-10 Welcome to Kidz Club! In Kidz Club, we will offer homework help as well as fun and enriching activities on a daily basis. You can sign up

Minecraft
Classes

Ages 6-8 Does your child love Minecraft? Do they want to learn more about the game and make fun, creative projects in it? In Minecraft Kids, your child will learn everything there is to know about Minecraft, from start to

Minecraft Code -Harry Potter
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Ages 7 and up In this class, students will learn to code while exploring an interactive Harry Pottery world in Minecraft! Every class is an adventure and opportunity to put coding fundamentals into action. Traveling to Hagrid’s hut, the Quidditch

Minecraft Code: World Adventure (1st & 2nd grades)
Classes

First and second graders Grab your passports, we are off to explore new worlds within the Minecraft realm! Students will learn to move, explore, build, and code within Minecraft while visiting exciting places including ancient Egypt, Tokyo Disneyland, Chicago, the

Art and Music Discovery (Ages 3-4)
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Class is full. Registration is closed. Ages 3-4 In Music, your child is introduced to the joy of music-making through singing, percussion instruments, dancing, musical games and stories. Basic musical concepts are introduced along with Group Piano Instruction. Your child’s

Music and Art Makers
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Ages 5-6 In Music, your child is introduced to note reading and playing of the recorder and piano. Basic musical concepts and theory are taught through songs, musical games and improvisation with other classmates. This program is designed as a

Music Discovery (Ages 3-4)
Classes

Class is full. Registration is closed. Ages 3-4 This class introduces your child to the joy of music making through singing, percussion instruments, dancing, musical games and stories. Basic musical concepts are introduced along with Group Piano Instruction. Your child’s

Music Makers (Ages 5-6)
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Ages 5–6 This class introduces your child to note reading and playing of the recorder and piano. Basic musical concepts and theory are taught through songs, musical games and improvisation with other classmates. This program is designed as a foundation

Music Together (Ages 0-2, Tuesday at 11 am)
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September 20 – December 13 Music Together for Infants and Toddlers Music Together is an international early music program for children from birth to 2 years old. The philosophy of Music Together is that all children are musical, and they

Music Together (Ages 0-2, Tuesday at 10 am)
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September 20 – December 13 Music Together for Infants and Toddlers Music Together is an international early music program for children from birth to 2 years old. The philosophy of Music Together is that all children are musical, and they

Music Together (Ages 0-3, Saturday)
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Music Together for Infants and Toddlers Music Together is an international early music program for children from birth to 3 years old. The philosophy of Music Together is that all children are musical, and they can achieve basic music competence

Sustainable Art and Science
Classes

All Ages In Sustainable Art & Science we use diverse materials; wood, textiles, and various recycled found objects – and we use these salvaged items to create utilitarian art work. Culinary skills are also introduced through teaching of traditional food

Painting and Drawing
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Ages 5 and up This class is for students with an interest in learning the fundamentals of painting and drawing. Using traditional fine art materials, building on basic techniques, and introduction to contemporary artists – some who still work and

Piano Performance Workshop
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In these six workshop classes, participants will focus on their artistic development through collegial interaction with peers and faculty. Feedback on performances is led by long time piano faculty, Danyal Lawson. Registration in the workshop series will also provide access

Playbill'd- Intro to Theater- Making (Ages 8-11)
Classes

Will be running during spring term. No auditions or scripts here! In Playbill’d, students’ ideas take center stage in this class that focuses on teaching young actors the basics of scene building and improvisation! What is the play about? Who will

Playbill’d Summer (Ages 5-11)
Classes

In Playbill’d Summer, a special offering in partnership with Greenwich House Music School, campers build a play in just two weeks! What is the story about? Who will play which part? That will be up to the young people who

Podcasting 101
Classes

Ages 8 and up In this class, students will learn about all aspects of making a podcast like sound engineering, sound design, storytelling, structuring an episode, and how to pitch their ideas. They will listen to other podcasts for inspiration

Pottery 1
Classes

Ages 5-7 Explore your creativity through clay in this beginner class. Students learn the basic hand-building and sculpture techniques plus how to paint and glaze their own pottery. Class is held at Greenwich House Pottery at 16 Jones Street.

Pottery 2
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Ages 7-9 Students will create work using a variety of hand-building techniques, and will be asked to work both independently and as a group. Class is held at Greenwich House Pottery at 16 Jones Street.

Pottery 3
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Ages 9-12 Pottery 3 is for students with prior experience who are sincerely interested in refining their pottery skills. This class encourages independent projects and introduces working on the wheel. Must have Pottery 2 experience for at least three terms.

Pottery 4 - Teen Pottery
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Ages 13 and Up No experience required! This pottery class will cover all aspects of wheel throwing and glazing techniques. Students work at their own level and individual projects are encouraged. Beginner and intermediate demonstrations will help students grow in

Pre-Ballet (Ages 3.5-4, Wednesday)
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Students will learn basic ballet vocabulary and class structure. There will be an emphasis on correct posture and positioning. Students will focus on developing ballet technique and reinforce their physical strength, flexibility, and musicality. Individual expression through dance is encouraged

Pre-Ballet (Ages 3.5-4 Thursday)
Classes

**Registration for all ballet classes is now closed. We encourage interested students to register for our Fall 2022 classes. Registration opens on June 1.** This class begins the study of proper ballet technique, body alignment, movement and rhythm all within

Robo Zoo - Anibots
Classes

Grades 3-5 Why do giraffes have long necks? Why are so many fish shaped differently? Why do cheetahs need 4 legs? Students will learn about animals and how their bodies help them perform specific tasks. The class gets to use

Rosh Hashanah Holiday Camp - Monday
Classes

For those parents who may need childcare support during school holidays, Greenwich House is pleased to offer a holiday camp program. Separate registration is required for each holiday camp date. Please provide a brown bag lunch for your child; we

Classes

For those parents who may need childcare support during school holidays, Greenwich House is pleased to offer a holiday camp program. Separate registration is required for each holiday camp date. Please provide a brown bag lunch for your child; we

Science and Engineering
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Ages 7 and up This class will be a mix of fun, take-home science projects (Catapults, lava lamps) as well as longer, team oriented projects (how can we build the tallest, freestanding structure with only spaghetti and marshmallows?). In science

Ballet V (Ages 11 and Up)
Classes

Advanced intermediate level, Age 11 and Older Students will continue to strengthen their ballet technique, flexibility and performance levels.  Students will take on more demanding steps and complex sequences of movement in pursuit of technical skill, articulation, musicality, and expression.

Sewing, Puppetry, and Embroidery (Wed.)
Classes

All Ages This class is designed for all skill levels. Sewing is an essential skill that is useful in many situations and professions. In this class students learn how to mend and repair clothing, secure buttons, and foundational skills for

Sewing and Needlecrafts
Classes

All Ages, 5 and Up This class is designed for both the beginner as well as the knowledgeable sewer. Students begin with hand-sewn projects that utilize skills such as weaving, embroidery and piecing with felt. More advanced students may sew

Sewing, Puppetry and Embroidery (Fri.)
Classes

All Ages This class is designed for all skill levels. Sewing is an essential skill that is useful in many situations and professions. In this class students learn how to mend and repair clothing, secure buttons, and foundational skills for

Sewing, Puppetry and Embroidery (Mon.)
Classes

All Ages This class is designed for all skill levels. Sewing is an essential skill that is useful in many situations and professions. In this class students learn how to mend and repair clothing, secure buttons, and foundational skills for

Spanish 1
Classes

Ages 5-7 This course helps to develop the ability to understand the language and aspects of the Hispanic culture through games and fun activities. Dynamic and didactic activities incorporate the basic vocabulary for students’ appropriate education level. Students’ individual interests

Spanish 2
Classes

Ages 8 and up This course helps to develop the ability to understand the language and aspects of the Hispanic culture through games and fun activities. Dynamic and didactic activities incorporate the basic vocabulary for students’ appropriate education level. Students’

Sporty Chefs (Fri.)
Classes

Ages 6 and up Sporty Chefs brings your child the best of both worlds in this class – culinary creativity combined with interactive athletics! Sporty Chefs is a great way to expand your child’s horizons and teach them foundational cooking

Sporty Chefs (Wed.)
Classes

Ages 8 and Up  Sporty Chefs brings your child the best of both worlds in this class – culinary creativity combined with interactive athletics! Sporty Chefs is a great way to expand your child’s horizons and teach them foundational cooking

Spring Break Holiday Camp - 5 Days
Classes

For those parents who may need childcare support during school holidays, Greenwich House is pleased to offer a holiday camp program. Separate registration is required for each holiday camp date. Please provide a lunch for your child; we will provide

Spring Break Holiday Camp - Friday
Classes

For those parents who may need childcare support during school holidays, Greenwich House is pleased to offer a holiday camp program. Separate registration is required for each holiday camp date. Please provide a lunch for your child; we will provide

Spring Break Holiday Camp - Monday
Classes

For those parents who may need childcare support during school holidays, Greenwich House is pleased to offer a holiday camp program. Separate registration is required for each holiday camp date. Please provide a lunch for your child; we will provide

Spring Break Holiday Camp - Tuesday
Classes

For those parents who may need childcare support during school holidays, Greenwich House is pleased to offer a holiday camp program. Separate registration is required for each holiday camp date. Please provide a lunch for your child; we will provide

Spring Break Holiday Camp - Thursday
Classes

For those parents who may need childcare support during school holidays, Greenwich House is pleased to offer a holiday camp program. Separate registration is required for each holiday camp date. Please provide a lunch for your child; we will provide

Spring Break Holiday Camp - Wednesday
Classes

For those parents who may need childcare support during school holidays, Greenwich House is pleased to offer a holiday camp program. Separate registration is required for each holiday camp date. Please provide a lunch for your child; we will provide

Storybook Theater
Classes

Ages 5-7 Storybook Theater uses children’s books as a springboard for play, embodying characters of all types and learning foundational theater terms and ideas. Each week, students will read and explore a new book through several modes of art and performance. They will

Summer STEAM Camp Week 1 (July 5th - July 8th)
Classes

For over a decade, Greenwich House has offered one of the premier community Summer Camps in Manhattan. With a long history of providing arts and enrichment programming for campers, Greenwich House is now expanding programming to provide an even more

Summer STEAM Camp Week 2 (July 11th- July 15th)
Classes

For over a decade, Greenwich House has offered one of the premier community Summer Camps in Manhattan. With a long history of providing arts and enrichment programming for campers, Greenwich House is now expanding programming to provide an even more

Super Duper Tennis (Thurs.)
Classes

Ages 5-8 Super Duper Tennis focuses on teaching the FUNdamentals of tennis to kids in an educational and exciting environment that enhances self-esteem, builds confidence and overall love for the game. We make tennis more accessible by transforming unconventional spaces

Super Duper Tennis (Tues.)
Classes

Ages 5 – 8 Super Duper Tennis focuses on teaching the FUNdamentals of tennis to kids in an educational and exciting environment that enhances self-esteem, builds confidence and overall love for the game. We make tennis more accessible by transforming

Super Scratch - Coding Through Java
Classes

Grades 3-5 Scratch uses a graphic programming language developed at MIT. This class creates a beginner foundation in programming which can be used in other advanced programming languages. In Super Scratch, young students will learn fundamental programming concepts by creating

Super Soccer Stars
Classes

Ages 5-7 International coaches bring a world of experience to teach basic skills in a non-competitive atmosphere, helping children improve their game. Classes will incorporate basic notions of fitness, such as warming up and stretching. Sneakers are required; sweatpants recommended.

Taste Buddies (Cook Off)
Classes

Ages 7 and up This fall our Youth Community Center has added a new cooking class inspired by competitive cooking challenges. Taste Buddies will be a space for children to learn advanced cooking techniques, become familiar with new ingredients, and

Textile Art & Design
Classes

Ages 6 and up In Textile Art & Design we will explore different ways to work with fabric that include hand dyeing, silk screening, block printing, machine sewing, weaving, and quilt making. Textiles have been a fundamental part of human

Theater Games (Ages 5-7)
Classes

Ages 5-7 Theater Games offers our youngest students a chance to dip their toes in the world of theater. Students play high-energy games that inspire the imagination and build teamwork. Students will explore different characters and situations through story and play. In this inclusive and

Understanding What You Hear
Classes

How does a musical composition take you from the beginning to the end, producing a satisfying, sometimes thrilling experience? Unlike visual art, where your eye can travel at its leisure to take in whatever features appeal to you, music is

What's Cooking? (Tues.)
Classes

Ages 5-8 In What’s Cooking we teach children to embrace all spectrums of cooking our global community enjoys. Each week students cook different recipes and engage in flavorful global adventures. Fresh spices and unique ingredients guide children on a journey

What's Cooking?
Classes

Ages 5 and up In What’s Cooking we teach children to embrace all spectrums of cooking our global community enjoys. Each week students cook different recipes and engage in flavorful global adventures. Fresh spices and unique ingredients guide children on

Woodworking
Classes

Ages 8 and up In woodworking children will assemble projects using wood and they will learn how to use simple tools. In this class we will teach safety, foundational carpentry skills, and the pleasure of making things for their home.

Yoga
Classes

Ages 7-9 This yoga class is for children of all yoga levels! Students will learn focus and concentration through a combination of fun yoga games as well as, a variety of poses, activities and breathing exercises. In students day to

Yom Kippur Holiday Camp
Classes

For those parents who may need childcare support during school holidays, Greenwich House is pleased to offer a holiday camp program. Separate registration is required for each holiday camp date. Please provide a lunch for your child; we will provide

Young Actors Workshop (Ages 5-7) Acting I
Classes

Ages 5-7 Explore multicultural stories through movement, music, visual art and dramatic play with Stephen Michael Rondel of The New Acting Company. Students become sly tricksters, wild animals and clever heroes as they bring exciting and diverse tales to life.

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