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Guide to the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation oral histories 2008.030

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Lalanne, Martine, 2008 February 22

Biographical / Historical

Martine Lalanne is a resident of the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. Her teenage daughter has danced with Restoration's Dance Theater Junior Company (part of Restoration's Youth Arts Academy) for over seven years.

Scope and Contents

In this telephone interview, Martine Lalanne describes the impact Restoration's Dance Theater Junior Company has had on her daughter's life. She discusses the program's emphasis on community-building and positive role-modeling for children, and her hopes for its future. Interview conducted by Sady Sullivan.

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Subject Names

  • Keller, Thomas B.
  • Lalanne, Martine

Subject Organizations

  • Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation
  • Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation. Center for Art and Culture
  • Youth Arts Academy

Subject Topics

  • Dancers -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Girls -x Education (Secondary) -- New York (State) -- Kings County
  • Performing arts -- New York (State) -- Kings County

Subject Places

  • Bedford-Stuyvesant (New York, N.Y.)
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)