An Audience Awaits:
A Dance Performance Dedicated to Mnikesa Whitaker
Sunday, June 14 at 2:00 pm
Fair Haven Auditorium, 164 Grand Ave, New Haven, CT
Admission: FREE (donations appreciated)
Come and join us in the audience as we support one of our own, Mnikesa Whitaker. Diagnosed with a terminal and debilitating autoimmune disease, she is fighting for her life in a race against time.
Founder of BalletHaven, a free dance program for girls in grades 5 to 8, Whitaker had been waiting to get healthy to launch her dream of giving her students, mostly black and Hispanic and from low-income households, the same access to classical dance training that their suburban peers enjoy. As her health declined, she decided not to wait. She launched the program anyway.
For more information, please visit www.facebook.com/celebratingMnikesaWhitaker