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Let's Dance, Yuma! This unique festival is designed in two parts: to provide Yumans with an enriching dance experience and to reinvest directly into local dance organizations. Throughout the weekend dancers (ages 11+) are invited to participate in variety of classes taught by regional dance professionals and then perform on stage in the Historic Yuma Theatre in a culminating showcase. Classes include: African, hip hop, yoga, aerial arts, musical theatre and more!
Register in person at the Yuma Art Center or watch for on site registration opportunities at local dance studios.
Single class rate is $15.00 or $125 for the entire festival. Full registration includes unlmited classes, t-shirt, admission to opening performance with the Elektrolytes, dance party and movie night. Registration will be available at participating dance organizations and at the Yuma Art Center. Visit YumaArtCenter.com to download the festival brochure.
Final Showcase: August 18 at 3pm in the Historic Yuma Theater. The showcase features a variety of local dance studios and is open to the community to attend. Tickets are $5.00 general admission and available at YumaShowTickets.com.
The Let’s Dance Festival is generously sponsored by a special funding opportunity from the Flinn Foundation through the Arizona Commission on the Arts' Creative Communities Institute. The Flinn Foundation’s goal is to improve the quality of life in Arizona to benefit future generations and improve the financial and creative health of Arizona’s arts and culture organizations.
For more information contact Lillian Morrill, Events Leader at Lillian.Morrill@yumaaz.gov.