NEXTgeneration

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Dance Place’s NEXTgeneration Youth Programs are an essential part of our mission and are integrated into every aspect of our organization as a theater, school and community center. The NEXTgeneration programs help young people realize the creative possibilities in their lives with dance instruction, academic enrichment, life skills and job training. Your investment provides:

Learn More about our NEXTgeneration Youth Programs here.

 

 

Kalil-painting-pots“Garden Club is my favorite thing about Camp because we get to plant stuff and take it home.  We watch plants grow and eat them.  I like camp because everybody is having a good time.”

Kalil McCoy
2011 Creative Arts Camp Camper

 

 

 

 

 

 

JasmineMcLaurin“I don’t think I could ever express how indebted I am to Carla Perlo and Deborah Riley for their commitment to a place where I was able to prove myself – not only as a dancer, but as a capable human being.  Above all else, Dance Place pushed me to function in the real world.  I came into contact with different people, different backgrounds & styles on a daily basis.  I was able to gain an appreciation for art that I am now using to its full potential at NYU.”

Jasmine McLaurin
New York University, Class of 2013
Former Dance Place Junior Staff

 

 

 

 

 

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Header Photo: Energizers Afterschool Club (c) Serena Huang