Gibney Presents: Move|NYC| Young Professionals Ensemble
Aug 24, 2024, 2:00 pm EDT
August 24-25, 2024
Saturday shows at 2:00 PM & 5:00 PM ET
Sunday show at 2:00 PM ET
The Theater (Studio H)
All Tickets $25
For its season at Gibney, MOVE|NYC|’s acclaimed Young Professionals Ensemble will present six world premieres by exciting, emerging choreographers. MOVE|NYC| is an arts and social Justice organization with a mission to cultivate greater diversity and equity in the dance field and beyond. Its core program, The Young Professionals Program, is a tuition-free mentorship and college preparatory program for gifted New York City teenagers with a 100% matriculation rate to the nation’s top colleges and conservatories for dance. The ensemble offers professional and community-based performances throughout NYC at venues like Gibney, BAM, New York City Center, Chelsea Factory, and BAAD!
About Young Professionals Program
The cornerstone of MOVE|NYC| is its TUITION- FREE, Young Professionals Program. The Young Professionals Program is a year-round Mentorship & College/Conservatory Prep Program for New York City teenagers, ages 13 – 18, who demonstrate exceptional potential for a career in dance. The Young Professionals Program identifies talent at every stage of technical development, from beginner to advanced, and provides critical access to opportunities for mentorship and training which prepare each young dancer for admission to collegiate conservatory programs post high school. 100% of our graduates have matriculated to reputable college/conservatory and professional training programs, as well as professional dance companies.
About MOVE |NYC|
Founded in 2015, MOVE|NYC| is a leading-edge New York City based arts and social justice organization whose mission is to cultivate greater diversity and equity within the dance profession and beyond. It holds the important responsibility of shaping the next generation of dance artists and leaders and actualizes this responsibility by providing artistic training, mentorship, professional development, presenting opportunities, and other quintessential resources for career advancement to primarily historically marginalized and underrepresented artists. Through its programs and activities, MOVE|NYC| is committed to artistic excellence, mentorship, community engagement, equity, and social change in its capacity to level skewed access to a professional and sustainable dance career for artists at the earliest stages of their artistic pursuits. MOVE|NYC| imagines a field in which exceptionally gifted dancers, no matter where they are from, have access to the best training. It imagines more artists who are empowered to bring their own cultural backgrounds to their specialized fields. It imagines more artists creating new ways to move the field forward. It imagines an art form that will connect with more audiences. It imagines more people imagining. Visit movenyc.nyc to learn more!