R.Evolucion Latina to Host 3rd Annual DANCE-A-THON at Taj Lounge, 10/24
R.Evolución Latina's (RL) 3rd annual Dance-A-Thon, a fun and exciting event that will unite the community. Participants from all ages and levels will be dancing different rhythms for five straight hours at Taj Lounge on October 24th.
Participants will dance salsa, merengue, hip-hop, musical theater and other rhythms with the assistance of Broadway artists and NYC dancers who will show new steps, fun choreographies and encourage them to reach their goals. Franklyn Ayala will be DJing the entire 5 hours keeping everyone moving. Registration and warm-up activities begin at 11am and dancing starts at 12pm.
This year's event coincides with the opening of the new Broadway musical ON YOUR FEET!, the story of Gloria and Emilio Estefan. Cast member and RL Founder, Luis Salgado has invited fellow artists and friends to join him in his efforts to fundraise creating his own ON YOUR FEET team, that currently has the highest goal of $10,000.
"The Dance-A-Thon brings people together as a community for a common goal of making a difference while providing a platform to celebrate who you are and take pride in your culture and heritage through music and dance." says Luis Salgado, Founder/Artistic Director of R.Evolución Latina.
R.Evolución Latina's Dance-A-Thon, a fundraising event, will enable R.Evolución Latina to continue its goals of bringing arts to underserved communities in NYC and Latin America. Some programs include a free summer camp provided to over 200 children, Kids Beyond Broadway that provides children with tickets and access to the arts, free training in performing arts that creates leaders empowering them to make a difference and international collaborations.
"We are very grateful to the Broadway community for their continued support of our mission, especially Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDs. They have inspired us to create a fundraising event for our community of children, adults, artists and anyone that loves music and dance to come together taking ownership of our mission and its growth. This event is for everyone that is committed to making art part of the lives of every single human being." shares Denisse Ambert, Executive Director of R.Evolución Latina.How To Participate? Register and Create a profile, use your new Profile Page to raise funds for R.Evolución Latina then Celebrate your fundraising accomplishments by dancing on October 24th.The more you raise the better chances you have to win prizes at the Dance-A-Thon. For details on the rules and other fascinating facts of RL's Dance-A-Thon 2015 go to revolucionlatina.org/dance-a-thon-2015. About R.Evolución Latina R.Evolución Latina is an organization that utilizes the arts through educational and collaborative programming to empower the Latino community to discover their full potential. Committed to making a difference through the arts.
About Luis Salgado - Founder / Director of R.Evolución Latina Currently in On Your Feet, The Gloria & Emilio Estefan story; Luis is a dancer, actor, teacher, director & choreographer. Broadway Credits include Rocky, Women on the Verge..., In the Heights, Pre-Broadway: Mambo Kings (Frankie Suarez), Off-Broadway: Fame on 42nd Street (Ensemble, Joe Vegas u/s). Other: The Capeman (Public Theater). Luis was the Latin Assistant Choreographer of the Broadway Musical In The Heights which won BEST MUSICAL 2008 at the Tony Awards. He has been a faculty member at Alvin Ailey, Broadway Dance Center and Steps. Luis has directed/choreographed the musicals Amigo Duende, Song Of Solomon, Candela Fuerza Y Pasion, and has created choreography for Serenade, Shafrika, The White Girl, The Drop Outs, DC-7 The Roberto Clemente Story and others. He co-produced his own DVD "Latin Fusion with Luis Salgado" and is the Founder/Director of R.Evolución Latina - It is all about making a difference through the arts with the philosophy of DARING TO GO BEYOND! Twitter: @LsalgadoArt For more visit: www.luissalgado.com