WHO WE ARE:
We dance to MOVE THE WORLD.
MOVETHEWORLD is a non-profit youth dance company that performs original pieces about today’s critical issues. The youth that join our family are given an education in dance & utilize this education to raise awareness for causes like bullying, plastic pollution, youth homelessness, fair wages, & ocean conservation. HOW YOU CAN HELP:
On Nov 1st 2018, M.T.W. is bringing 8 dancers to Toronto, CA to perform at one of the largest summits of religious leaders, The Parliament of World Religions!
This event is a gathering of religious leaders to discuss global understanding, reconciliation, & change. There will be around 10,000 attendees listening to key speakers discuss everything from Women’s Rights to Countering War to Climate Science to Indigenous Cultural Awareness. This assembly is a powerful and important gathering for peace amongst the many different faiths on earth.
For more informationhttps://www.parliamentofreligions.org/ http://www.movetheworldnow.com
We will be presenting 2 pieces of Choreography based on the global refugee crisis and plastic pollution. We hope to include a refugee choir in our piece to speak to the audience about their lives and struggles in finding asylum.
We have the honor of performing at the opening of the entire summit & we need your help to get us there!
WHAT THE FUNDS ARE FOR:
Flights to & from Toronto
Rehearsal Rental Space
Food in Toronto
Costumes & Props
Transportation & Insurance***Help us reach our goal by Oct 21st 2018!A NOTE FROM OUR DIRECTOR:
"My deepest passion is to use art to say what words cannot. Dance effects lasting change in the heart which leads to powerful change in the world. We are honored to perform 2 pieces at THE PARLIAMENT OF WORLD RELIGIONS:
1. Celebrating Refugees
Connecting to you-connecting to the world, that's what we're about. Let's use the great power of art to MOVE THE WORLD forward to a sustainable future!"
-Cecilie StuartCHECK OUT OUR AMAZING DANCERS IN REHEARSAL THIS WEEK!