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Cultural Immigrant Initiative at P.S.69Q (2023)

A city-supported dance residency for grade school students in Jackson Heights, Queens



Thank you to NYC Council Member Shekar Krishnan for granting Irish Arts Center a Cultural Immigrant Initiative Award! For the fourth year in a row, this funding will allow IAC to run an intercultural dance residency at PS69Q in Jackson Heights, Queens, with the 2023 program pairing artists from Darrah Carr Dance and Malini Srinivasan and Company with more than 200 first, second, third, and fourth graders to explore both Irish and Indian dance forms. The residency will culminate in a public performance starring the student dancers. Date TBA.

Photo credit: Zachary Schulman

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Irish Arts Center programs are supported, in part, by government, foundation, and corporate partners including Culture Ireland, the agency for the promotion of Irish arts worldwide; public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the Mayor’s Office and the New York City Council; the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature; Howard Gilman Foundation; Jerome L. Greene Foundation; the Charina Endowment Fund; the Ireland Funds; the Shubert Foundation, Inc.; the Irish Institute of New York; the Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, New York; the Charles Lawrence Keith & Clara Miller Foundation; Northern Ireland Bureau; the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Consulate of Ireland in New York; British Council; Morgan Stanley; Tourism Ireland; and thousands of generous donors like you.


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