“Choreographers such as Mark Morris and Twyla Tharp have (taught) these young dancers. (At) the Aberdeen International Youth Festival in Scotland, where young artists, musicians and dancers from all over the world perform, (Dancewave) was the only group selected from the United States.”
~ Park Slope Reader
Dancewave, Company I & II
Empowering & Transforming Lives Through Dance
Mon, Sept 15, 5pm | FREE (with Bed-Stuy Veterans)
Daily News Plaza, Barclays Center
(NOTE: The event commences at 4pm with Bed-Stuy Veterans)
With a student population that reflects NYC’s diverse economic and cultural fabric, Dancewave offers young people the opportunity to learn, create, and perform dance together. Founded on the belief that performance is the fastest route to achievement, students are given the opportunity to study and perform cutting edge modern dance repertoire. Since its inception in 1995 by Artistic/Executive Director Diane Jacobowitz, Dancewave creates challenging artistic programs that address young people’s needs for individual achievement and group identity.
Mile 21 is choreographed by Jamal Jackson.
Other Festival Appearances by Dancewave:
Photo Credits: Travis Magee (all)