El Barrio Raíces Summer Program 2021

El Barrio Raíces Spring Program is a eight-week program that offers theatre training to children between the ages of 10 and 13. The program is free of charge and open to all residents of NYC. This year's program will focus on community empowerment and strengthening family traditions, encouraging students to explore their heritage through the performing arts. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about acting and dance. Our bilingual team of teaching artists will facilitate all classes. The program will take place virtually. There will be a final presentation to showcase the participants work.

When: March 17-May 5, 2021.
Where: All classes will take place virtually via Zoom.
Final Presentation: May 14th, 2021 on our YouTube channel and social media accounts.


Staff of Teaching Artists


María Cristina Fusté
Programming Director

Edmi DeJesús
Program Director

Ismanuel Rodríguez
Directing Teaching Artist

Rafael V. Cañals Pérez
Dance Class
Teaching Artist

Omayra Garriga
Set Design Teaching Artist

Oriana S. Lineweaver
Costume Design
Teaching Artist

Sofia Delacari Ortiz
Teaching Artist Assistant