Best of the Bronx: Open Hydrant Theater Company empowers youth performers

The group aims to give diverse groups of young artists the opportunity to act. (1/30/14)

THE BRONX - A theater group in the South Bronx is giving young people a chance to showcase their talents and express themselves. 

Members of the Open Hydrant Theater Company in Hunts Point say their mission is to empower a diverse group of artists, particularly those would normally not have the opportunity to act. 

Tiffany McLarty is a product of the theater, and received a full scholarship to Western Kentucky University for her performance work. 

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The theater hopes to go beyond the stage in the near future by opening a film division and talent agency.

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