MSN - AP World http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a MSN - AP World Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Sat, 21 Sep 2019 15:55:24 +0000 Youth camp teaches dance, life skills http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a/74a2945ac3ad43d18e960e08d9fd6433 AileyCamp accepts 1,000 middle schoolers in 10 states into a six-week summer program meant to teach dance techniques and build self-esteem. Atlanta-area campers rehearsed with Atlanta Ballet instructors to prepare for a final performance. (July 22) 74a2945ac3ad43d18e960e08d9fd6433 Mon, 22 Jul 2019 05:00:20 +0000 RESTRICTION SUMMARY: AP CLIENTS ONLYSHOTLIST:ASSOCIATED PRESS – AP CLIENTS ONLYJonesboro, Georgia – 6 July 20191. Various of AileyCamp dancers rehearsing onstage2. Nasha Thomas talking to campers++PARTIALLY COVERED++3. SOUNDBITE (English) Nasha Thomas, Clayton County Performing Arts Center, national AileyCamp director"Well AileyCamp currently is running in 10 cities. It's a program that's in its 31st year, so it's not a new program. And it is in Atlanta; Baltimore; Berkeley/Oakland; Chicago; Kansas City, Kansas; Kansas City, Missouri – where it started in 1989 – Miami; New York; Newark, New Jersey and Seattle, Washington. So, it is far-reaching over 1,000 young people this summer, which is phenomenal."ASSOCIATED PRESS – AP CLIENTS ONLYJonesboro, Georgia – 28 June 20194. Various of dancers rehearsing in studio5. Idia and other dancers rehearsing in studioASSOCIATED PRESS – AP CLIENTS ONLYJonesboro, Georgia – 6 July 2019++PARTIALLY COVERED++6. SOUNDBITE (English) Idia Enadeghe, Camper:"I want to be a professional dancer, so this is just a platform for me to grow and be stronger. And it's good – it's a good reference source, so if I ever need something to fall back on, if I ever need help, I know I can come to AileyCamp because they always have your back here."ASSOCIATED PRESS – AP CLIENTS ONLYJonesboro, Georgia – 28 June 20197. Various of AileyCamp dancers rehearsing in studio8. Instructor teaching dance class in studioASSOCIATED PRESS – AP CLIENTS ONLYJonesboro, Georgia – 6 July 2019++ COVERED++9. SOUNDBITE (English) Nasha Thomas, Clayton County Performing Arts Center, national AileyCamp director"AileyCamp gives the young person a chance to start to discover who they are, who they want to be and how they can get there. It's about making a productive young person."10. Various of dancers on stage11. Campers drumming on stage12. Dancer performing on stageSTORYLINE: About 100 students attended the Atlanta-area AileyCamp from May 30-July 5. Founded by world-renowned dancer, choreographer and director Alvin Ailey, the six-week camp provides professional dance training for middle school students in 10 states and helps them develop various life skills.AileyCampers attended dance classes with Atlanta Ballet instructors throughout the summer. Some had never trained professionally prior to the camp and practiced ballet, modern and West African dance techniques for the first time.The final performance July 6 allowed campers to show off what they had learned in front of an audience at the Clayton County Performing Arts Center in Jonesboro, Georgia.===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory. AileyCamp accepts 1,000 middle schoolers in 10 states into a six-week summer program meant to teach dance techniques and build self-esteem. Atlanta-area campers rehearsed with Atlanta Ballet instructors to prepare for a final performance. (July 22) Youth camp teaches dance, life skills