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July 22, 2011 - by NYC News Desk
The 4th Annual D2GB Children's Performing Arts Camp is coming to a close! After an inspiring four days at Pearl Studios, there's only one day left and it's time to celebrate the growth of our campers as they share what has been learned over the course of the camp.
We are extremely proud of this year's camp. Through the arts, R.Evolución Latina empowered over 150 children to challenge themselves to reach new heights. Using a unique array of programs we incorporated an awareness of healthy living. Fresh fruit was provided each morning and throughout the day to keep the campers energized. As we explored the benefits of physical activity, each camper was given a jump rope to take home with them as a fun way to continue their physical activity after the camp has finished. R.Evolución Latina also donated 200 copies of "Dare to Go Beyond: The Album" so that the campers can dance and sing to inspiring music in their own homes as they continue to grow.
Tomorrow we will continue to educate through the arts as we travel to El Museo del Barrio. Each camper will have the opportunity to visit this beautiful museum as we come together for a final celebration. The children will have the opportunity to step on stage inside the theater (many for the first time ever) as they share some of the highlights from the last week of classes.
Teachers that WENT BEYOND!
Albert Cataffi (Jerry Mitchell's Peep Show), Andrea Patterson & Taharqa, April Ortiz (In the Heights), Bill Santiago, Christina Black (In the Heights), David Alan Marshall, Derric Harris (A Free Man of Color), Doreen Montalvo (In the Heights), Elasea Douglas (Fela), Gabriella Garcia (Chicago the Musical), Gabrielle Ruiz (In the Heights), Ian Hersey (The Public Theatre), Iona Alfonso (9 to 5), Jaime Lozano (Children of Salt, Yellow Brick Road), James Harkness (Chicago the Musical), Jared Stein (Hair), Javier Munoz (In the Heights), Jerome Harmann (Kiss of the Spiderwoman), Joe Tuttle (Broken Box Mime Theater), Jose Ortiz & BombaYo, Jose Restrepo (Grease), Luis Salgado (In the Heights, Women on the Verge), Marcos Santana (In the Heights, White Noise), Melissa Rae Mahon (Chicago the Musical), Rebecca Larkin (Avenue Q), Reza Salazar, Rickey Tripp (In the Heights, "Smash"), Roni Flores (D1 Dance Company of Peru), Rosie Fiedelman (In the Heights), Stephanie Klemons (Bring it On), Valeria Cossu, Valerie Salgado (I'll Be Damned), VP Boyle (New York Film Academy), Will Shaw (Broken Box Mime Theater)
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