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Young Dancemakers Company Performance Tour (FREE)

Young Dancemakers Company Performance Tour (FREE)


Young Dancemakers Company


The Plaza at 300 Ashland
Corner of Lafayette Ave & Flatbush Ave
Brooklyn, New York 11217


Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 4:00pm



Young Dancemakers Company

Young Dancemakers Company – a performing ensemble of NYC teens – presents a free concert of their unique, original choreography based on meaningful personal and social themes. The group dances to both live and recorded music, made in collaboration with professional composers. On July 21st at 300 Ashland Plaza, they will perform their latest works and an excerpt of Ann Reinking’s Ritmo y Ruido being set by Ballet Hispánico artists. Ballet Hispánico, is the nation’s renowned Latino dance organization and one of America’s Cultural Treasures.

The free one-hour concert will begin at 4pm followed by lively dance-making with the audience, led by the company.


Mishayla Carcana, Pharana Cineas, Ava Davis, Nevaeh Davis, Gianette Dominguez, Krystal Henry, Afsana Jim, Shania Jones, Rachael Kelly, Harlyn Lopera, Zarina Medwinter, Annia Nelson 


Sidney Boquiren, Kathryn Carlsen, William Catanzaro, Matt Evans, David Finkelstein, Kevin Farrell, Evan Joseph, Joe Kye, Adriana Norat, Victor See Yuen


Young Dancemakers Company is a free summer program made possible with the support of Jody and John Arnhold | Arnold Foundation, the Harkness Foundation for Dance, The Emily Davie and Joseph S. Kornfeld Foundation, the Richenthal Foundation, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, the Ethical Culture Fieldston School and individual contributors.


Artistic Director: Jessica Gaynor
Founding Director: Alice Teirstein
Music Director: William Catanzaro
Associate Program Manager: Jenée Ivi Whitehead
Costume Designer: Wendy Phillips Kahn

Co-Presented by Downtown Brooklyn Partnership. Programming at The Plaza at 300 Ashland is made possible by support from Two Trees Management Co.


About Downtown Brooklyn Partnership
Downtown Brooklyn Partnership is a not-for-profit local development corporation that serves as the primary champion for Downtown Brooklyn as a world-class business, cultural, educational, residential, and retail destination. Working together with the three business improvement districts (BID) that it manages – the MetroTech BID, Fulton Mall Improvement Association, and Court-Livingston-Schermerhorn BID – the Partnership’s diverse activities include attracting new businesses and improving the environment for existing companies; facilitating the construction of public spaces and streetscapes that promote an active and cohesive community; supporting and promoting Downtown Brooklyn’s cultural assets; and encouraging a unified sense of place and an engaged civic community. For more information, visit www.downtownbrooklyn.com.


About the Plaza at 300 Ashland
The Plaza at 300 Ashland sits at the heart of the Brooklyn Cultural District, adjacent to the brownstone Brooklyn neighborhoods of Fort Greene, Boerum Hill, and Park Slope. DBP has partnered with premier Brooklyn arts organizations such as BAM, BRIC, Brooklyn Public Library, Mark Morris Dance Group, MoCADA, 651 Arts, and Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA) to offer free, high-quality programming for everyone. Programming at The Plaza at 300 Ashland is made possible by support from Two Trees Management Co.

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