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Light Within the Cracks
An original dance theatre production that explores mental health, trauma & resilience
Friday July 20 & Saturday July 21 at 7pm
VIP Celebration & Performance:
Saturday July 21st at 5:15pm
The Lyceum Theatre, Horton Plaza
transcenDANCE Youth Arts Project, proudly presents Light Within the Cracks, a dance theatre production with live music, spoken word, video, and original dance pieces that explores mental health, trauma, and resilience. Light Within the Cracks is the culminating event of a 5-month long program for San Diego teens that combines technical dance and movement training with reflection on society and self. The performance will give us dynamic images of struggle, resilience, and hope that honor and celebrate our teen and young adult performers.
Light Within the Cracks lifts the cloud of silence on mental health struggles, including anxiety and depression, by looking at their relationship to issues such as sexual trauma, mixed immigration status, technological “numbing,” and socially-constructed identities. Alongside the exploration of trauma and struggle is the celebration of the resilience of the human spirit, especially when we are in a community of mutual respect, love, and support.
A VIP celebration for Light Within the Cracks will be held at 5:15pm Saturday night in the Lyceum Theatre lobby and will include food, drinks, alumni meet & greet, live music, and a silent auction. Tickets purchased to the VIP reception will include VIP seating for the performance at 7pm. Early bird tickets prices before July 8th! We hope to see you there!
Thank you to our 2018 CREATE Program Partners: New Americans Museum ~ Shakti Rising ~ Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma ~ Olivewood Gardens ~ National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
BUY TICKETS NOW and take advantage of “early bird” prices before July 8th!
A very big thank you to our funders!
Interested in becoming a sponsor?
The Seth Sprague Educational & Charitable Foundation ~ Serenity Grace Foundation ~ Pratt Memorial Fund ~ The County of San Diego Community Enhancement Program ~ William Hall & Ruth Tippett Foundation ~ Tom & Linda Lang Family Fund ~ Kathy Kerch Smith ~ Alisa Brenner ~ Drea Zigarmi & Susan Fowler ~ Carol Mead ~ Delinda Forsythe ~ Jonni Garro & Bryan Palmer ~ Pat Zigarmi ~ Ken & Margie Blanchard ~ Danah Fayman ~ Rob & Christen Mills ~ Jose Lau & Arlene Yang ~ The Oliver Family Foundation