Arts to Grow and Academy Street Firehouse, present African Dance

Arts to Grow and the Academy Street Firehouse invite you to join us for a special student dance performance on Tuesday, August 9th, 2011, from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm at Academy Street Firehouse Auditorium, 77 Academy Street, Newark, NJ 07102, Show on Google Maps.

For the past 4 years, Arts to Grow has partnered with the Academy Street Firehouse  to offer innovative, high-quality arts programs for the students at the Academy Street Firehouse after-school and summer programs, in both the visual and performing arts. Yahaya Kamate teaches The Art of Playing Together: African Dance for ages 11-13.  The class explores a range of dance fundamentals including rhythm, gesture, balance,  moving in space, breathing ensemble skills and improvising, and teaches the role of dance in different cultures. 

Click here to read more about the show.

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About arts2grow

Arts to Grow (ATG) engages children in the artistic process by providing free, highly tailored and professionally taught arts education programs to youth in the New York metro area who have limited access to the arts. Arts to Grow collaborates closely with schools and community groups to match performing and visual arts programs and Teaching Artists with the specific needs of each group of children. ATG serves the community and society by helping children develop their full potential through the arts.

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