The CityKids Foundation's Repertory Company Invited To Perform At The 2011 Audelco Awards

The CityKids Foundation's Rep is proud to announce its participation at the 2011 Vivian Robinson/Audelco Recognition Awards for Excellence In Black Theatre held on Monday, November 14, 2011 at the prestigious Harlem Stage Theater.

New York, NY (I-Newswire) November 11, 2011 - New York, NY- The CityKids Foundation's Repertory Company (Rep) is proud to announce its participation at the 2011 Vivian Robinson/Audelco Recognition Awards for Excellence In Black Theatre held on Monday, November 14, 2011 at the prestigious Harlem Stage Theater. This year's Rising Star Award will go to The Lion King Broadway star Eden Sanaa Duncan-Smith, who made her Broadway debut in the 2010 Tony Award-winning revival of Fences (starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis). The Academy Award nominated actor and Audelco Award winner Samuel L. Jackson currently starring in The Mountaintop, on Broadway and wife, the prolific performer (Sleepless In Seattle, Malcom X) LaTanya Richardson Jackson are serving as Honorary Co-Chairpersons for this dynamic event.

Rep is a critically-acclaimed performance company made up of diverse young people, ages 13 -19, from all over the New York metropolitan area. Rep adds instant energy to school assemblies, community events, conferences, and festivals with engaging and entertaining live performances. Recent performances include a guest appearance in Disney's Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra Special (which aired nationally on the Disney Channel), halftime at a New York Knicks Game, and a stop on Oxygen Media's National Tank Tour.

For the past 39 years Audelco has promoted and celebrated African-American involvement in American Theatre. The Vivian Robinson/Audelco Awards known as the "VIV" has become the preeminent recognition for African-American Theatre Artists. "Certainly we are elated to receive this invitation to perform," said Moises Belizario, Artistic Director, The CityKids Foundation, "more importantly this experience will serve as an outlet to showcase our SafeSpace model of service using the arts to encourage creativity and celebrate excellence!"
Tickets are on sale now ($150 orchestra, $75 mezzanine and $35 balcony) please call 212 - 368 - 6906, Harlem Stage Theater, 133rd Street & Convent Avenue, New York City.

About Audelco (Audience Development Committee, Inc.)

Audelco was established in 1973 by Vivian Robinson, to generate more recognition, understanding and awareness of the arts in African-American communities; to provide better public relations and to build new audiences for non-profit theatre and dance companies. The AUDELCO Viv awards allow celebrities and everyday people to get to share their love of theater and their appreciation for the incredible performances, scripts, direction, costumes and sets that have been presented during the last theater season.

About The CityKids Foundation


The mission of the CityKids Foundation is to empower urban young people,    More..ages 13 to 19, through arts and educational programs to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence to succeed in school, the workplace and in life. Established in 1985 with the vision of bringing high-quality arts experiences to underserved young people, the organization evolved, improving its program offerings. We added leadership and community service opportunities, as well as needed academic, job readiness, and mental health services to support the artistic, intellectual, and leadership development of our participants. Now in its 27th year of service, CityKids has been an anchor in the downtown community since its inception, helping more than 800 young people make a successful transition into adulthood annually.Less..

Contact Information

The CityKids Foundation
UniQue Webster
57 Leonard Street
New York, NY
Phone : 212-925-3320


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