Children learn through dance that teamwork, dedication and determination build traits for life-long success and fitness.
KIDS (Kids In Dance Succeed) mentors participants in teamwork, dedication and determination to execute a choreographed dance for a community performance that exposes dance as artistic expression as well. KIDS participants are children ages 7-17 that do not have resources for traditional expenses associated with dance instruction and performance such as tuition, costumes, travel and recital fees. Weekly instruction culminates in the community performance where participants experience recognition for their work. It is hoped that the KIDS project will inspire similiar programs so that more can be exposed to the benefits of dance as part of the childhood experience.
A select of group of children aged 7-17 who show promise in dance performance and demonstrated financial need. Up to ten will be selected by audition who would not otherwise to able to afford the cost of dance instruction, costumes, recital fees and other associated costs of dance performance.
A community performance will occur in late summer 2012, complete with a live audience, stage, lighting, professional music, costumes and stage crew.
New friends, improved social and teamwork skills, improved motor skills and physical fitness, sharper critical thinking and increased personal confidence. And, appreciation of dance as art.
The community performance presents an opportunity for exposure of dance as art to all, in addition to being a souce of recognition and reward for K.I.D.S. participants.
All funds raised are used to pay for music, costumes, performance venue, stage lighting and other fees associated with the community performance including transportation of participants to the performance. Dance instruction, choreography, rehearsal space and stage crew are being donated by Jonelle and supporters.
pledged of $900 goal
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Dec 21, 2011 - Feb 4, 2012 (45 days)
Pledge $10 or more
Personal invitation and special seating at community performance.Estimated delivery: Aug 2012
Pledge $50 or more
Personal invitation and special seating at community performance + autographed performance photo.Estimated delivery: Aug 2012
Pledge $100 or more
Personal invitation and special seating at community performance + autographed performance photo + listing (if no desire to be annoymous) in promotional media for community performance. Invitation and recognition at special honors reception following performance.Estimated delivery: Aug 2012