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December, a month full of TAP fun!


We have a lot of exciting events happening in December leading up to our BIG First Night parade; so there are tons of opportunities to volunteer, get connected to TAP or just come out to enjoy the fun! If you need more info or want to volunteer email Megan at megan@theatreactionproject.org.



Getting Ready for the parade!

  • December 1st-8th Family Fun Night Students and their families are coming together to be a part of discovering the beauty of their neighborhoods and using recycled objects to build replicas of their surroundings to be used in the First Night Austin parade on December 31. Each school is focused on a part of our Austin community:
  • Wooten Elementary: Architecture, December 1st, Guest Architect Brandon Rabe, see photos
  • Barrington Elementary, Art and Music, December 2nd
  • Brown Elementary, Natural landscape, December 3rd ,5:30pm to 7pm Guest Geologist Patrick Fortson
  • Wooldridge Elementary, Food, December 8th, 5:30pm to 7pm

  • What: Middle and high school students in Austin participate in creative workshops taught by local theater professionals.
  • When: 10am to 3:30pm
  • Where: Austin Community College Eastview Campus, RM 8500, 3401 Webberville Road Austin, TX 78702
  • Register: amanda@theatreactionproject.org

  • What: Come be a part of creating an Austin community mural; decorate your own piece about where you find beauty in your neighborhood!
  • When: 10am to 12:30pm
  • Where: 2nd and Guadalupe

  • What: Come be a part of creating an Austin community mural; decorate your own piece about where you find beauty in your neighborhood!
  • When: 7pm to 9pm
  • Where: Congress Ave.

  • What: Join the TAP crew for pre-show activities before the 2pm and 4:30pm shows.
  • When: 12:30pm to 5pm
  • Where: Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Avenue Austin, TX 78701

  • What: Come be a part of creating an Austin community mural; decorate your own piece about where you find beauty in your neighborhood!
  • When: 12pm to 3pm
  • Where: HEB Locations:
  • E. 7th & Pleasant Valley
  • William Cannon & I-35
  • Hancock
  • S. Congress & Oltorf
  • Lamar & Rundberg
  • North Central Market
  • South Central Market
  • 620 and 2222
  • Bee Caves
  • Slaughter and Escarpment

  • What: TAP will lead crafts exploring the Virgen de Guadalupe. This event is an evening celebrating hope and the role that the Virgen de Guadalupe has played in the lives of our community members.
  • When: 6pm to 9pm
  • Where: Salvage Vanguard Theater, 2803 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722

  • What: Come make “peace and joy in the world” crafts with TAP.
  • When:10:30am to 11:30am
  • Where: 1 Ikea Way, Round Rock, TX 78664

  • What: Come be a part of creating an Austin community mural; decorate your own piece about where you find beauty in your neighborhood!
  • When: 10am to 12:30pm
  • Where: 2nd and Guadalupe

  • What: TAP joins thousands of people as they flood downtown Austin to celebrate the New Year and our The Neighborhood Project. Come participate in various activities with local arts organizations, see the Grand Procession and watch some fireworks!
  • When:
  • 2pm to 6pm: TAP & HEB “Neighborhood Project” tent at Auditorium Shores; come create a piece of our community mural.
  • 6pm to 7pm First Night Procession (parade) on Congress Ave.
  • Where: Downtown…Auditorium Shores, 1st Street, Congress Ave, etc.
  • About creativeactionaustin

    We are based in Austin, Texas and reach more than 16,000 young people every year through our unique blend of theatre and education programs.Our programs expose young people to critical social problems and offer opportunities for them to creatively think about how they can be a part of solutions to these problems. Creative Action is a unique blend of art and education – for us, the two are intertwined. We believe that using the arts as a teaching method provides a fun, engaging and inspiring way to learn – it incorporates the whole mind and body.

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