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March 16, 2016
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Dancer for a Day

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In addition to offering free classes, NYC Dance Week created Dancer for a Day Program to provide deserving children and young teens who are facing unique challenges in their life the opportunity to dance, even if only for a day.

Dancer for a Day is a NYC Dance Week initiative that provides at-risk youth facing a unique challenge with the opportunity to experience a day in the life of a professional dancer.  In its second year, Dancer for a Day will choose up to 20 youth, ages 10-15, who want to pursue dance as a career, to participate in a day filled with class taking, a nutritional workshop, mentorship, and backstage access at a NYC10 performance.  We will also grant a few kids scholarship to take classes for the rest of the year.

If you know a kid who has passion for dance and deserves this experience, nominate him/her at:

http://bit.ly/1RX5FkW

And if you would like to give the gift of dance and support these kids, please make a contribution at:

https://igg.me/at/6TcQR-c2808

Your contribution will fund the following:

– Tuition for the youths receiving scholarship to attend classes

– Fees for instructors to teach dance classes & nutrition workshop

– Transportation for the day

– Meals

– Gift bags

We thank you for your support!

 

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