Engine launches free Cultural Exchange Box program

In response to Governor Mills’ mandate to Stay Home, Stay Healthy due to the pandemic, Engine is adapting its Cultural Exchange Program that had launched just prior to Biddeford Public Schools shuttering. Understanding that human basic needs are of the utmost priority, we are planning to adopt a CSA model–community

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Children's Theater

CHILDREN’S THEATER BEGINS SEPT. 23

Engine’s Fall 2019 Children’s Theater Workshop & Performance begins September 23. For all the info, visit this link.

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SUMMER CAMPS ANNOUNCED

VISIT our Summer Camps page.

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STEAM AFTER SCHOOL STARTS FEB. 25

On February 25, 2019, Engine is launching a brand new S.T.E.A.M. After School program for youth 7+. The program will run every day of the week, from 3-5pm. Visit Learn / After School on this website for a listing of all the activities.

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Project AWARE Student Film Institute

The institute will be held on 5 weekend days in September– 15, 22, 23, 29 and 30–from 10am-5pm INTERESTED IN FILMMAKING? JOIN OUR STUDENT FILM INSTITUTE SCHOLARSHIP FUNDING IS AVAILABLE and PAY-WHAT-YOU-CAN APPLIES. The 2018 Student Film Institute, is an intensive five days of filmmaking for any high-school student interested

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CASTING CALL JULY 25-26

AUDITIONS ARE COMPLETE, THANK YOU! Casting call for SHORT FILM – SEEKING CHILD, TEEN and ADULT ACTORS.  This socially-relevant, student-made drama is being produced by an award-winning creative team, including filmmaker Michael A. Nickles. A teenager is asked to give a speech at his high school graduation party and must face his deepest fear and

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FREE STORY DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP FOR TEENS

It’s obvious teens have stories to tell. We invite your teen to help pick the topic and develop the story for this summer’s PROJECT AWARE Summer Film Institute (SFI) that will happen August 13-17 at Engine (separate registration for SFI). 3 FREE SESSIONS: First session, meet the award-winning director that

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Children’s Theater 5-Week Workshop

Join professional actor and educator Courtney Wood for our first children’s theater workshop. We’ll be workshopping a fractured fairytale, Rapunzel. Engine is partnering with City Theater which has graciously offered their Annex space for the workshop. The workshop will culminate in a dress rehearsal and performance. Ages: 8+ Workshop days:

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WISH LIST

ENGINE’S WISH LIST It takes stuff to run an organization like Engine. We offer screenprinting, a ceramic studio, a darkroom, a media lab, a FabLab, and a woodshop. We hire artists who teach to mentor the kids. We teach valuable skills like 3D design, animation, graphic design, and introduce kids

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