Dance For Social Change Youth Arts And Leadership Summit

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Dance For Social Change Youth Arts And Leadership Summit
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DANCE FOR SOCIAL CHANGE (DSC) is an annual arts and leadership summit that elevates the voices of New Orleans young artists (ages 13-18) to catalyze positive social change. The program is a collaboration of Dancing Grounds, KM Dance Project, youth leaders, and other local organizations from across the city of New Orleans. The 2017 theme chosen by program participants is Elevating the Playing Field: Women’s Rights and Gender Equity.

DANCE FOR SOCIAL CHANGE includes a DAY OF ACTION at the NORDC STALLINGS CENTER and a DAY OF PERFORMANCE at the MUSIC BOX VILLAGE!

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

DAY OF ACTION
March 25, 12:30-3:30pm @ NORDC Stallings Center (4300 St. Claude Ave.)
Dance workshops, photo portrait booths, “fun-brary” of resources on women’s rights from New Orleans Public Library, arts and craft activities, and youth performances!

FREE WORKSHOPS FOR ALL AGE
12:30-1:30 – Hip Hop Class with Tai Teamer
12:45-1:15pm - Bounce Fitness with Moe Joe on the B-Ball Court
1:45-2:30 - Mother/Daughter African Dance Class with Lalah and Amina
2:15-2:45pm Bounce n’ Line with Kristal “M2daE” Jones on the B-Ball Court
2:45-3:30pm Yoga with Madeleine Kelly

YOUTH PERFORMANCES
1:20pm Cocoon: Youth Empowerment Project
1:30pm - N’Fungolo Sibo African Dance
1:45pm – The Fearlist
1:55pm – Artivism Dance Theatre
2:05pm – Mélange Dance Company
2:45pm - Conjured Roots
3pm – DG Youth Company
3:15pm – DG’s Arise Academy 7th/8th Grade Girls Dance Class

DAY OF PERFORMANCE
Sunday, March 26, 1pm & 3pm
Music Box Village (4557 N. Rampart St. NOLA 70117)
DSC teens premiere original, site-specific work.

1:00-2:30pm First Showing and Community Conversation
3:00-4:30pm Second Showing and Community Conversation

This program is supported by the Threadhead Cultural Foundation, New Orleans Theatre Association, The Platforms Fund, The Starseed Foundation, a Community Arts Grant made possible by the City of New Orleans and a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council as administered by the Arts Council New Orleans.
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By: Dancing Grounds