Through dance BDCP pushes their youth physically, artistically, and mentally. Their mission is to cultivate urban dance leaders to elevate the expectations of youth.
Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 16, 2013
The Baltimore Dance Crews Project (BDCP) provides Baltimore City youth with an after school dance program that supports student achievement, builds community, encourages creativity, and promotes healthy lifestyles. Through dance, BDCP pushes their youth physically, artistically, and mentally. Their mission is to cultivate urban dance leaders to elevate the expectations of youth.
On May 18th, BDCP is hosting “I Can B’More: The Urban Dance Concert” to showcase and celebrate artists who elevate expectations of themselves more each day.
Cynthia Chavez, the Artistic Director of BDCP, is excited for Baltimore to see the progress her students have made. “Brian Gerardo and I started the Baltimore Dance Crews Project to give Baltimore City students an opportunity to build positive relationships between teachers and students, learn Hip-Hop dance, gain leadership experience, and perform across the Baltimore and the DMV (DC, Maryland, and Virginia) area.”
A community driven showcase, I Can B'more: The Urban Dance Conert features performers young and old ranging from community dancers to professionals. Performers will share how the power of dance has transformed their lives and communities. Through these inspiring stories BDCP continues to provide a more promising future for students using the arts.
Set in the LeClerc Auditorium at Notre Dame of Maryland University (4701 N. Charles St. Baltimore, MD), the doors will open at 5:30 PM and the show will start at 6:00 PM.
Pre-sales tickets cost $15 on BDCP's website and $25 at the door.
People and Organizations can also donate to the organization or become a sponsor.
For more information please contact, Brian Gerardo, at 410-419-1562, baltimoredcp(at)gmail(dot)com.
Date: Saturday, May 18th, 2013
Time: Doors open at 5:30pm; Show starts at 6:00pm
Location: LeClerc Auditorium at Notre Dame of Maryland University (4701 North Charles St. Baltimore, MD)
ABOUT BALTIMORE DANCE CREWS PROJECT (BDCP)
BDCP was founded by educators Brian Gerardo and Cynthia Chavez in 2008. Having both performed with numerous dance groups, they aim to share their love of dance with the Baltimore community. Over the years, more dancers have joined the organization to inspire the Baltimore youth with their after school dance program.