Announcing | Meet Our 2019 Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program: Performing & Literary Participants
The newest cohort of our Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program brings together artists from Nigeria, Mexico, Iran, Germany, and more.
Through the support of The Vilcek Foundation, New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is pleased to announce the participants in its 2019 Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program: Performing & Literary Arts. The program is presented in collaboration with New York Cultural Partners Center for Traditional Music and Dance, Dance/NYC, Exploring the Metropolis, Flushing Town Hall, Gibney, Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning, Joe’s Pub, Nuyorican Poets Cafe, Poetry Society of America, and Word Up.
2019 Participants and Disciplines:
Mentee Odera Adimorah, Performing (Nigeria), paired with Mentor Darian Dauchan, Multidisciplinary (United States).
Mentee Ruth Kessler, Literary (Poland/Israel), paired with Mentor Bonnie Harris, Literary (United States).
Mentee Althea Rao, Interdisciplinary (China), paired with Mentor Palika Makam, Interdisciplinary (United States).
Mentee Michelle Palmieri, Performing (Guatemala), paired with Mentor Ray Leslee, Performing (United States).
This program is made possible with the generous support of the The Vilcek Foundation.
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Image: 2019 Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program: Performing & Literary, Image Credit: NYFA Learning