KENTUCKY CENTER ARTSREACH SUMMER DANCE CAMP TO FEATURE INSTRUCTION FROM ALUMNA AND FORMER ALVIN AILEY II DANCER AQURA LACEY
The media are invited to attend this special series of events, which celebrate the power of
the arts to transform our community.
ArtsReach, an educational program of The Kentucky Center, will hold its 2013 Summer Dance Camp at The Kentucky Center. Dancers of all levels will study Hip Hop, African, Contemporary and Liturgical Dance with renowned instructors and choreographers.
The classes will culminate in a final performance in the Bomhard Theater on Friday, June 28 from 5-6:30 pm. In addition, weather permitting, campers will demonstrate freestyle dance in front of The Kentucky Center on Thursday June 27 from 2:30-3:15pm.
Dancers, ages 9-19, from ArtsReach community center settings, will benefit from this intensive dance training.
Aqura Lacey - ArtsReach studio dance student alumnus and former dancer with Alvin Ailey II
Christa Twaa Whaley - Student of West African Dance and founder of Twaa Dance Company
Keisha Walker - ArtsReach Studio Teaching Artist in dance and Soljettes coach
Marcellus Love - ArtsReach Studio Teaching Artist in dance and Straight Diamonds coach
Portia White - ArtsReach Studio Teaching Artist in dance and former Education Director and Modern Dance Instructor for Louisville Ballet
The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, 501 W. Main Street, Louisville KY 40202
Monday-Friday, June 24-28
Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.*
*Final performance on Friday,June 28 at 5 p.m. at the Bomhard Theater.
Since 1991, The Kentucky Center's ArtsReach program has collaborated with community centers throughout Metro Louisville to provide quality arts programs and professional development with a strong emphasis on hands-on arts experiences. Through an innovative approach and connection to the cultural
heritage of Louisville's communities, the arts are no longer an afterthought in the development of healthy, self-assured, dynamic youth, families and adults with disabilities. ArtsReach works with community non-profits including libraries, parks, church-based non-profits, boys & girls clubs and
neighborhood community centers.