El Barrio Raíces Summer Program 2020

El Barrio Raíces Summer Program is a three week program that offers theater arts training to children ages 9-12. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about several theater disciplines including acting, dance, singing, costumes and set building. All classes will be facilitated by our bilingual team of teaching artists with experience in the NY theater scene as well as invited artists from abroad.

Each participant will receive on the mail a box with the materials needed for all classes.

Each child will need a device with internet connection in order to participate.

The children will have a final presentation on July 31st at 6pm via Zoom, Facebook and Youtube for friends and family to enjoy.

Capacity is limited. For registration please email us at elbarrioraicescamp@gmail.com, or call María Cristina Fusté (347)724-3640 or Edna de Jesús (917)239-0246.

When: July 6th to July 24th, 2020.

Where: Virtually via Zoom meetings. (Participants will need access to a device with internet connection)


Staff of Teaching Artists


María Cristina Fusté
Programming Director

Edmi DeJesús
Program Director

Ismanuel Rodrígues
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

Photos by Al Foote III