we believe

in the transformational power of the arts. We started as a grassroots movement teaching the arts in just four schools. Today, our teaching artists serve 25,000 kids across all five boroughs of New York City.


LEAP provides quality educational arts programs to promote access and equity for New York City students underserved in the arts. We inspire diverse school communities to love learning, and build their creativity, collaboration, communication, and critical thinking skills.

25,000 Students.

140 Schools.

5 Boroughs.


See how our high-impact programs improve student learning and support educational goals through



Over 70% of business leaders say that creative thinking is the top skill they look for when hiring. But the arts aren't always prioritized in schools. 

“With so many cases of arts education graduates becoming impactful entrepreneurs, arts education is essential for powering creative-minded problem solvers and creating business leaders of tomorrow.”

- Inc. Magazine, 2017

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New York, NY 10018

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