Campaign for a Tuition-free Youth Company Program – Dancewave Brooklyn
Stand With Dancewave is a fundraising initiative to support equitable and tuition-free access to Dancewave’s renowned Youth Company Program (ages 7-18). During a Virtual Benefit on May 19th the entire community is invited to celebrate the 26-year legacy of Dancewave Company, which has historically connected NYC youth with acclaimed artists including Mark Morris, Trisha Brown, Kyle Abraham and Camille A. Brown. The May 19th event will feature an archival documentary premiere, presenting an opportunity to learn about the organization’s rich history and continued potential for powerful social change. Campaign programming runs April 26 – May 31, 2021.
Dancewave’s fundraising goal of $50,000 will create tuition-free access for up to 25 students for the upcoming 2021-2022 season, with plans to make the tuition-free program model a recurring feature for low-income students.
Brooklyn-based education nonprofit Dancewave, which provides access to supportive and empowering dance experiences that center social, emotional and cognitive development through movement.
Dancewave parents, staff, alumni board members, artists, collaborators, community partners and businesses will be advocating to the entire community to take part in our fundraising campaign and events. All events are open to the public, tickets required.
The virtual benefit will be held on Wednesday, May 19, 6:30-7:30pm EST and includes archival documentary film premiere, honoree presentations, and MC Jason Carter (VH1, Entertainment Tonight, CNN). All events take place virtually. Access link provided via email upon registration.
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