3rd Annual Big Ol’ Fancy Pants Benefit
November 5, 2015

Join Lucas, Bryce and a bevy of Broadway stars on December 21, 2015 for our 3rd benefit evening at The Cutting Room (44 East 32nd Street). In the past year, we have become an official 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization; We’ve continued to build and expand our partnership with UNICEF; We’ve empowered our Youth Company...

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A New Clubhouse in Antananarivo
November 4, 2015

We’re over the moon about our new temporary Zara Aina Clubhouse in Antananarivo, Madagascar! All of our amazing kids now have a space to come throughout the year to build shows, dance, make art, get homework help and take English classes.

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Donate Your Tech Devices to Zara Aina!
October 13, 2015

We’re launching the Zara Aina Tech Drive!  Our goal is to bring our Malagasy staff and Youth Company enough technological tools to make the incredible work they do even easier to create, share and archive. Here’s what we need: 1. Laptop computers; 2. Mobile devices; 3. External Hard drives. Find out More!

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Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Crafts!
October 2, 2015

Calling all artists & service-minded folks! Heard about Zara Aina?! Always wanted to get involved? We’re assembling an awesome team of past, present, & future volunteers who are interested in sharing life in NYC. Interested? Email: volunteerforzaraaina@gmail.com ‪

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Guys, Guys, Guys…You Guys…Wow.
September 23, 2015

We just got back from Madagascar and it’s amazing what we have accomplished over there in a little over 3 years. Here’s a list of updates for you: Our Youth Company is stronger than ever. All the kids stayed with it: going to rehearsal, keeping up in school, and just being...

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Broadway World: Bryce Pinkham & Lucas Rooney Return from Zara Aina Trip to Madagascar
August 12, 2015

Broadway actors Lucas Caleb Rooney, fresh off of a run in Classic Stage Company‘s production of Doctor Faustus, and Bryce Pinkham, after a run of The Heidi Chronicles and before returning to his Tony-nominated role in the Tony award-winning musical A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, have recently returned from Madagascar,...

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A Huge Zara Aina Shout Out to our Malagasy Facilitators, Mbola & Brune!
August 6, 2015

You know how there are some things in life that just wouldn’t really work as well without certain other things?  Like how you couldn’t really drive a car without wheels? Well, there are two very important members of our Zara Aina team without whose courage, creativity and sass our in-country work...

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2nd Annual Big Ol’ Fancy Pants Benefit
August 15, 2014

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A HUGE thank you to everyone who came to the 2nd Annual Fancy Pants Benefit! Thanks to a phenomenal pledge drive and a tremendous outpouring of support, Zara Aina now has the capacity to fund a full time Malagasy staff, invest in our new Malagasy teaching artists, repair schools, provide...

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Broadway Sings Its Heart Out – 2nd Annual Benefit!
July 8, 2014

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It’s finally here! On July 28th, Zara Aina’s 2nd Annual Big Ol’ Fancy Pants Benefit will be at Joe’s Pub! Click the link below for the official invitation: Broadway Sings its Heart Out – ZA Benefit And here’s the description from the event page at: Joe’s Pub: Zara Aina Benefit...

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In Performance: Zara Aina’s Malagasy Company
July 8, 2014

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  VIDEO: Zara Aina in Performance Watch Zara Aina’s Malagasy Company perform their show at various venues around the country during our pilot trip in May 2013.

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