Yonkers, NY — February 3, 2018 — The Sarah Lawrence College Theatre Outreach Program is bringing The Theodore D. Young Community Center’s (TDYCC) Arts and Culture Unit and Teen Acting Workshop to the Performing Arts Center on Saturday, February 17, 2018 for a special performance in honor of Black History Month. The show, “A Celebration of our Youth — A Youth Arts Jamboree,” is free to attend and begins at 1:00 p.m in Reisinger Auditorium.
This annual show, “A Celebration of our Youth — A Youth Arts Jamboree,” will include performances, “The Non-Loser’s Club” and “A Tribute to Langston Hughes.” In “A Tribute to Langston Hughes,” special guest, soprano soloist, Ms. Olivia Hunter will present Hughes’s classic poem “Let America be America Again.” The TDYCC workshop students will be performing a selection of hip-hop and African dance. The jamboree is directed by Paul Kwame Johnson and choreographed by Jessica Parris.
The Sarah Lawrence College Theatre Outreach Program was founded in 1974 to offer the students of Sarah Lawrence College the opportunity to connect with children, teens, and seniors in Westchester County and New York City and help them discover new creative outlets for their drives and passions. Sarah Lawrence College students participating in the Theatre Outreach program take courses such as Methods of Theatre Outreach and Teaching Artist Pedagogy to give them the tools to help them develop original, dramatic material using music and theatre media.