Sunshine 2.0 is a professional traveling theater troupe based at Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) in Rochester, New York. The troupe provides performances and activities for deaf and hard-of-hearing children and adults that highlight the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEaM), as well as educational topics pertaining to the Deaf experience. The theater troupe travels to schools, and programs serving deaf and hard-of-hearing students, colleges, museums, conferences, civic groups, festivals and other venues.
Performances are presented in voice and in American Sign Language, are accessible to all audience members and cover subjects for people of all ages. And these performances can come to your school at no cost!
Using an array of performance techniques, Sunshine 2.0 offers a series of engaging programs and workshops. Sunshine 2.0 audiences have a rare opportunity to see exciting and entertaining performances that will create a lasting impression.
Sunshine 2.0 partnered with the University of Utah, Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program specialist, students and faculty from the Utah School for the Deaf and Blind, students and teachers from West Kearns Elementary School in Granite School District for a day of presentations, workshops, sharing and learning. The interaction between elementary students, teaching professionals, theater troupe members and university faculty and staff was amazing, informative and heart warming. Learn more about this professional troupe and highlights of the day below.