Posted on August 29th, by scararts in Past Programs. Comments Off on I HAVE A DREAM (IHAD)


I Have a Dream (IHAD) was a dance collective movement involving youth ages 15-19 years old. This dance collective led by youth and for youth engaged self-taught youth dancers and encouraged them to pursue dance through knowledge, experience and available resources needed to be successful in the field.  IHAD was a Collaboration between Scarborough Arts and the I Have a Dream Collective, funded by the Laidlaw Foundation.

In 2010, youth across the Scarborough region auditioned for their part in the I Have a Dream collective movement in hopes of taking part in the 2011 dance workshops. Entering the intensive IHAD workshops, each of these individuals were able to refine their self-taught moves with the help of professionals from the Larchaud Dance Project. Together, they explored three dance genres: Hip Hop, Contemporary and Pair Dance. Each of these genres provided IHAD dancers with dynamic and vigorous training regiments to refine technique, choreography and prepare youth for culminating projects and a final feature.

Supported by the Laidlaw Foundation.



Read their blog at: http://ihad2011.wordpress.com/

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