Urban Wildlife Arts is a non-profit, after-school performing arts program for children of all ages (located in Brooklyn, NY). We tell the stories of people, both human and non-human. Creativity, empathy, and storytelling is at the heart of all of our performances. Each class collaborates on a dance or theatre piece that delves into the lives of others (each with an environmental theme), then creates an original work that is performed live for the local community. Each installation is imagined and performed entirely by the young artists. To top it off, an illustrated storybook of their work is given to them to take home.
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About the creator:
Dana Leigh Snyder is a NYC performing artist and animal activist located in Brooklyn, NY. Originally from Sacramento, she has been teaching the performing arts across both coasts for 15 years, and holds a BA in Dance and Theatre (UC Davis), a BA in Rhetoric (UC Davis), and a Masters in Fine Arts from The New School/The Actor’s Studio (NYC).