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LIFT/UPLIFT Dance Performance

LIFT:UPLIFT Dance Performance

Nov 2, 2019 @ 7:30 pm9:30 pm

El Museo Del Barrio

1230 Fifth Avenue at E 105th St
New York NY

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Suggested Ages: 4-5 to Adult Friendly, Adult Friendly

See an extraordinary dance celebration that serves as a climactic conclusion to the feature-length documentary, LIFT, directed by Academy Award nominee David Petersen. Eight years in the making, the film follows a group of remarkable children from underprivileged backgrounds who embrace the discipline, passion, and beauty of ballet to step from the street to the New York stage. Celebrate the 30th anniversary of LIFT, founded by Diana Byer, artistic director of New York Theatre Ballet, with a new work by Steven Melendez (who was director of LIFT for 2 years), performed by Victor Rosario and the dancers of LIFT. Guest artist, Alicia Graf Mack, will perform a world premiere of a dance she especially created for the celebration, and dancers of New York Theatre Ballet will perform other works.

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