National Dance Institute: The Celebration Team!
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space
Founded by ballet star Jacques d'Amboise, National Dance Institute (NDI), has transformed the lives of more than 2 million children through award-winning arts and learning programs, and through their spectacular and colorful public performances for more than 35 years. The Celebration Team dancers are kids ages 9 to 15, drawn from schools throughout the NYC metro area.
Witness the magic and spectacle of these amazing kids dancing their hearts out, in one of the highest energy performances you and your kids will ever witness!
This joy-filled, energetic performance will feature excerpts of the 2011 Event of the Year, A SENSE OF WONDER: SCIENCE AND THE ARTS PLAY TOGETHER, new pieces performed to the music of Stevie Wonder's Overjoyed, Michael Jackson's Thriller, and the finale to the hit Broadway musical Hairspray, as well as other selected works from NDI's repertory.
The full program includes:
From A SENSE OF WONDER:
"Systems of the Body"
STEVIE WONDER preview:
Finale From HAIRSPRAY:
"You Can't Stop the Beat"