"This year, NDI is shining a spotlight on individuals who have used their voices, and their art, to inspire and effect positive change in the world. New York City Ballet dancers Joaquin de Luz, Indiana Woodward, Teresa Reichlen, and Ask la Cour, as well as Dance Theater of Harlem and the children of NDI will celebrate heroes such as Harry Belafonte, Arthur Mitchell, John Lennon, and more."
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"National Dance Institute its 17th Art Nest Series to shine a spotlight on individuals who have used their voices, and their art, to inspire and effect positive change in the world."
“Part of the thinking with this campaign was that we have the ability to appeal to voters who care about gun violence prevention, but don’t traditionally vote in the midterms... We’re reminding these audiences that in order to reduce gun violence, these voters need to come out and vote.”
"Dance gives our children a vehicle through which to express themselves. Through the power of performance, they learn to care about each other, support each other, and celebrate differences. They become part of something bigger than themselves."
ABC News: Sia teams up with students to make awe-inspiring dance video with anti-gun violence message
"Pop singer Sia offered her latest track “I’m Still Here” for this powerful PSA. The video was produced by Phase II Creative and created by film director and producer Ezra Hurwitz and former New York City Ballet dancer Robbert Fairchild, who partnered with the non-profit gun control advocacy group Everytown for Gun Safety."
"Kids will be dancing for kids at this year’s annual production, a joy-filled dance celebration of the cultures, creatures, and cities that thrive at the river’s edge."
"This year's annual dance production will feature original choreography and live music, paying tribute to the cultures, cities, and species that thrive along the world's rivers. The dancers will samba in the Amazon, strut along the Hudson, pay homage to the Ganges, and set sail on the Mississippi."
"Join NDI on stage at for a pre-performance workshop. Learn choreography from Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” and perform it for family and friends! Take home a goody bag to make your Saturday extra sweet! For children of all ages. Performance “At the River’s Edge” 2:00 pm."
Eyewitness News (ABC with Sandy Kenyon): New York City Dance Students Atar in ‘Enough’ Video to Combat Gun Violence
"It says to people in power and people in charge, people with the resources to make change, that we don't view our lives as expendable," Eden Rolle added. "And we hope they don't either."
"Rather than harp on the fact that there are still too few people fighting to end gun violence, however, the video shows the dance and passion from one handful of students as the thing that actually snaps everyone else out of their stoic daze."