Scarborough Arts, in collaboration with R.I.S.E. Edutainment and the Toronto Public Library, presents EAST Spoken Word & Music Workshops for youth ages 12-19.
Register now for these FREE workshops to explore your creativity and to develop your craft in spoken word, performance poetry, and music, with facilitators from R.I.S.E. Edutainment!
MALVERN workshops begin on June 21. KINGSTON-GALLOWAY/ORTON PARK workshops begin August 2. SCARBOROUGH VILLAGE workshops begin September 13. (TTC tokens and food will be provided.)
Taking the idea of “neighbourhood games” as a theme, the program is designed to promote youth creative expression, animate communities and public spaces, and inspire collaboration between young performers and their peers across the Scarborough. Participants in the program will have several opportunities to showcase their work, receive feedback, and learn about wider youth arts networks and resources.
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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 … Read More »