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NEW YORK THEATRE BALLET to perform in Farm Fresh Festival

by Michelle Tabnick
September 15, 2016
South Street Seaport
19 Fulton Street
New York, NY 10038
(212) 732-7678

Featured Dance Company:

New York Theatre Ballet
New York Theatre Ballet/Ballet School NY (office)
30 East 31st Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10016

New York Theatre Ballet will perform in the Farm Fresh Festival on Saturday, September 17, 2016, in which the Generation Fresh Foundation, Howard Hughes Corporation, Fresh Kids, and Pollen Brands bring together local and national businesses, NYC non-profit organizations, entertainers, and a network of community volunteers, to transform The Seaport District into an interactive and experiential farm environment for kids and families.

New York Theatre Ballet will perform a fifteen-minute interactive demonstration at noon.

Festival Discovery Zones are sponsored by TD Bank, NY Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center, Hornblower Cruises & Events, Tractor Supply Company, Strider Bikes International, Grimmway Farms, iPic Theaters, Aquahydrate, Sean John Clothing, Puckett Marketing and Pine Street School.
In addition to Discovery Zone sponsors, a large network of partners and supporters will provide product, services and resources to create a free community family event, to connect kids and families to a wholesome and magical farm experience in NYC. The theme of the Farm Fresh Kids Festival is EAT, LEARN, PLAY - A Day at the Farm!

The purpose of the Festival is to connect kids with where food comes from, and how food grows. The Festival is also a community benefit to raise awareness and funds for non-profit organizations working in NYC to fight childhood obesity, hunger and poor nutrition. These organizations include Harlem Grown, City Growers NYC, Green Bronx Machine, Edible Schoolyard NYC, Fresh Air Fund, Grow to Learn and others growing a healthy and happy world for kids.

Save the date – Saturday, September 17th! It will be a perfect way to bring the kids to a day at the farm in New York City, and kick off the new school year healthy!
When: September 17, 2016 from 10AM – 4PM
Where: South Street Seaport (Fulton & Front Streets) | New York, NY 10038
Cost: FREE! But everyone must pre-register through Eventbrite. Tickets are limited - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/farm-fresh-festival-for-kids-tickets-26305848501
More info: http://farmfreshfestival.org


New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB), founded in 1978 by artistic director Diana Byer, has been hailed by The New York Times as “an invaluable company.” NYTB is dedicated to inspiring a love of dance in diverse audiences through performances of chamber ballet masterpieces and bold new works, as well as innovative one-hour ballets for children, all at affordable prices.

By pairing the ballets of legendary creators with those of contemporary visionaries, NYTB brings a new understanding and appreciation of dance. The approach to live performance for children is groundbreaking and unique. New York Theatre Ballet offers an annual series of hour-long ballets tailored to the attention span of young audience members, while offering high production values and clever choreography sophisticated enough for discerning parents.

NYTB is committed to reaching underserved audiences by performing in small cities throughout the U.S. Its professional school provides ballet training based on the Cecchetti syllabus. Classes are offered at affordable prices. Scholarships are awarded to talented homeless and underserved children along with support for well-rounded learning.
About Generation Fresh Foundation – The Generation Fresh Foundation is dedicated to helping all kids live healthy lives. Generation Fresh is about a new generation of kids, with fresh vision and fresh attitude. The purpose of the Generation Fresh Foundation is to inspire and educate children and the public of healthy lifestyles. Generation Fresh is supported by Fresh Kids, and partners with programs, organizations, and leaders to connect kids with real food and food education. For more information, visit www.generationfresh.org

About The Howard Hughes Corporation® – The Howard Hughes Corporation owns, manages and develops commercial, residential and mixed-use real estate throughout the U.S. Our properties include master planned communities, operating properties, development opportunities and other unique assets spanning 16 states from New York to Hawaii. The Howard Hughes Corporation is traded on the New York Stock Exchange as HHC with major offices in New York, Columbia, MD, Dallas, Houston, Las Vegas and Honolulu. For additional information about HHC, visit www.howardhughes.com.
About Fresh Kids – Fresh Kids is an independent, woman-owned food company re-imagining and re-creating snacks for kids. Fresh Kids is a purpose-driven company with a mission to inspire kids to get healthy, and change the way they think about eating and snacking. Fresh Kids launched on Mother’s Day 2015, with a mission to connect all kids with healthful and good foods. Fresh Kids believes in a happy and healthy world for kids. And Fresh Kids believes all kids should have access to real foods. To learn more about Fresh Kids, visit www.wearefreshkids.com
About Pollen Brands – Pollen Brands communicates environmentally & socially responsible messages through branding & immersive web experiences. Pollen Brands is a full service digital branding agency specializing in purpose-driven clients. To learn more about Pollen Brands, visit www.pollenbrands.com

New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB), founded in 1978 by artistic director Diana Byer, has been hailed by The New York Times as “an invaluable company.” NYTB is dedicated to inspiring a love of dance in diverse audiences through performances of chamber ballet masterpieces and bold new works, as well as innovative one-hour ballets for children, all at affordable prices.
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