Description

Young Dancers in Repertory, a community-based nonprofit arts organization, strives to build inner discipline and social and life skills through dance.  Not only does the group provide classes in creative movement, modern dance, ballet and ethnic dance for children of all ages, but its teenage touring ensemble has also staged performances since 1985 in a variety of venues, including the Brooklyn Academy of Music and the Henry Street Settlement.

Families

YDR provides high-quality dance classes in a variety of styles, including ballet, modern, tap, hip-hop, salsa, and more.  For current class schedules and registration information, please visit us at www.youngdancersinrep.org, or contact us at (347) 702-7155.

Programs include:

- Center for Dance Studies (Providing classes in modern dance, classical ballet, and other contemporary dance forms, focusing on proper technique and training.)

- Teenage Touring Ensemble (A pre-professional, tuition free performance and rehearsal program for youth ages 10-18. The ensemble performs up to 20 free performances a year.)

- OST (Out-of-School-Time) Programming (Through our partnership with DYCD, YDR's OST program provides year-round dance, theater and visual arts, and homework help programming.)

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School/Groups

Young Dancers in Repertory provides high-quality dance programming in NYC public schools, including free after-school programs, programs for special needs students.  School-time performances also are offered at area theatres and at school assemblies.

Our programs include:

- OST (Out-of-School-Time) Programming (Through our partnership with DYCD, YDR's OST program provides year-round dance, theater and visual arts, and homework help programming.)

- Dancing Through Brooklyn Parks (An annual series of free, interactive dance classes & performances offered in public parks in some of South Brooklyn's most culturally diverse communities)

- Learning Through Dance (Through its Arts-In-Education residencies in public schools, YDR has helped classroom teachers meet rigorous content and acheivement standards at local, state and national levels since the inception of the program in 1995.)

- Celebrating Diversity Through Dance (Free multi-cultural performances and workshops, highlighting YDR's rich international/folkloric repetoire, including African-American, Spanish, Scandanavian, Chinese and other cultures)

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