Youth ages 11-19 are encouraged to participate in hip hop and spoken word program during April school vacation.
BOSTON (April 11, 2012) – Citi Performing Arts Center invites youth ages 11-19, to participate in the weeklong City Spotlights Spoken Word Project at the Dudley Branch Library during upcoming April school vacation week. In this FREE program, participants will develop spoken word, storytelling, and performing arts skills while exploring hip hop culture. The program takes place at the Dudley Branch Library in Roxbury from April 17-20, 3-5pm. Participants must be able to attend all sessions. At the end of the program, participants will present their original work during a poetry slam event held at the Dudley Branch Library.
Register online at citicenter.org/education or contact Che Madyun at email@example.com or 617-532-1256. Previous performing arts experience is NOT necessary. The City Spotlights Spoken Word Project is generously supported by the Fellowes Athenaeum Fund of the Boston Public Library.
AT A GLANCE:
WHAT City Spotlights Spoken Word Project
WHEN April 17 - April 20
3 - 5pm
WHERE Dudley Library Branch, 65 Warren Street, Roxbury, MA
WHO Youth ages 11-19
Previous performing arts experience not required.
HOW TO REGISTER Online at citicenter.org/education Contact Che Madyun at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-532-1256 with any questions.
ABOUT City Spotlights Spoken Word Project is part of Citi Performing Arts Center’s Education programming. Programs enable every youth to explore his/her own creativity, through instruction and mentorship by professional teaching artists and peer leader trainers from the community. Programs are open to any youth with an interest in developing his/her creative voice and are FREE to all participants.
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ABOUT CITI PERFORMING ARTS CENTER Citi Performing Arts Center, which includes both the Wang Theatre and Shubert Theatre, is one of the nation's foremost not-for-profit performing arts institutions. As New England's largest cultural venue, it honors all aspects of the performing arts offering theatre, opera, classical and popular music, international ballet, contemporary dance, one-night engagements, and Broadway musicals. As a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization located in Boston's historical Theater District, Citi Performing Arts Center offers a diverse mix of educational workshops, lectures, and community activities through its education department; collaborates with artists and local performing arts organizations, and acts as a champion for the arts in the Greater Boston community by aggressively helping to make the arts an integral part of the community's collective, daily experience. For further information, please go to citicenter.org.
PRESS RELEASE Release Date: April 11, 2012
Contacts: Julie Banks | Citi Performing Arts Center (617) 532-1247 | email@example.com