By Jessie Mai Mitnick, age 11 Ingrid Silva is the First Ballerina with the Dance Theatre of Harlem and a women’s empowerment leader. Growing up in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Ingrid was an avid swimmer, with aspirations to swim professionally. However, this changed, at 8 years old, when she began ballet at Dançando Para Não …
Misty Copeland has been dancing ballet since she was 13 years old. She is now the American Ballet Theatre’s first female African-American principal dancer in 75 years.
Camps Breakerz performs for kids and adults in Gaza for free. They express their feelings and increase awareness about the occupation.
Can you imagine working with children and helping to arrange free arts programs to empower them throughout their lives? Well, that is exactly what Hector Rivera, Program Associate for DreamYard does.
At Flushing International High School in Queens, NY students learned about hip hop history – the days when “the high was creativity rather than drugs,” said music teacher Beth Mabon-Grass. Students also wrote their own raps.