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Friday, July 23, 2021

Young Dancemakers Company PERFORMANCE TOUR

YDC Finale Concert, performing in an excerpt from the repertory of José Limón Photo by Sam Polcer

Young Dancemakers Company – a performing ensemble of NYC teens – presents a free concert of their unique, original choreography based on meaningful personal and social themes. The group dances to both live and recorded music, made in collaboration with professional composers. On July 23rd at Culture Lab LIC, they will perform their latest works and an excerpt of Ann Reinking’s Ritmo y Ruido being set by Ballet Hispánico artists. Ballet Hispánico, is the nation’s renowned Latino dance organization and one of America’s Cultural Treasures.

The free one-hour concert will begin at 6pm followed by lively dance-making with the audience, led by the company.


Mishayla Carcana, Pharana Cineas, Ava Davis, Nevaeh Davis, Gianette Dominguez, Krystal Henry, Afsana Jim, Shania Jones, Rachael Kelly, Harlyn Lopera, Zarina Medwinter, Annia Nelson 

Sidney Boquiren, Kathryn Carlsen, William Catanzaro, Matt Evans, David Finkelstein, Kevin Farrell, Evan Joseph, Joe Kye, Adriana Norat, Victor See Yuen

Young Dancemakers Company is a free summer program made possible with the support of Jody and John Arnhold | Arnold Foundation, the Harkness Foundation for Dance, The Emily Davie and Joseph S. Kornfeld Foundation, the Richenthal Foundation, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, the Ethical Culture Fieldston School and individual contributors.

Artistic Director: Jessica Gaynor
Founding Director: Alice Teirstein
Music Director: William Catanzaro
Associate Program Manager: Jenée Ivi Whitehead
Costume Designer: Wendy Phillips Kahn

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Image of two dancers (Rena Butler and Alexander Anderson) collaged on top of one another, one facing forward in a back attitude, the other in a deep backbend facing the camera.


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