WHO: University Area CDC (Community Development Corporation)
WHAT: Prodigy® Turn Up Dance Battle
WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 18, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Registration 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Dance Battle 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
WHERE: University Area Community Center, 14013 N. 22nd St., Tampa 33613
DETAILS: Children and youth ages six to 18 are invited to compete for prizes in the Eighth Annual Prodigy® Turn Up Dance Battle. Solo freestyle and group battles will be held. Participation is free.
Solo dancers should register on site day of event. Pre-registration is required for groups by emailing Dericka James at DJames@UACDC.org. Questions should be directed to James at 813.558.5212 ext. 307.
The public is invited to attend; there will be no charge for admittance.
The Prodigy® Cultural Arts Program uses an innovative approach to empower, educate and enable at-risk youth, providing a doorway to a better world. Youth ages five to 18 years of age experience performing and visual arts, taught as a tool for self-expression, to learn communication, exploration, problem solving, and conflict resolution skills. Established in 2000, Prodigy® is achieving its mission of transforming young lives and now reaches across five counties.
In compliance with Hillsborough County regulations, mask-wearing will be required.
Serving the community for more than 20 years, University Area CDC provides support for thousands of Tampa residents through holistic programming, adult education and resource assistance. Its primary mission is the redevelopment and sustainability of at-risk neighborhoods in the Uptown/University area, surrounding University of South Florida’s Tampa campus. More information about University Area CDC, a 501(c)(3) public/private partnership, is available by calling 813.558.5212 and by visitingwww.uacdc.org.