Tag Archives: BAM

Foster kids go places in 2018

WE HAD SUCH A GREAT YEAR WE DIDN’T POST MUCH! The winter took us to BAM film festival where we had 3 large groups of children and their caregivers enjoy awesome films!   We applied for Corcoran Cares Grant in … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Youth Chorus Wows FYD

Long gone are the stand-in-one-place-and-sing days.  The Brooklyn Youth Chorus really wowed Foster Your Dream’s kids.  So much so that the group-home that came for the first performance, inspired a second group to come listen!  The young chorus and orchestra … Continue reading

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BAM-tastic events

BAM is one of our biggest supporters.  We had small groups go to many performances of the following BAM-tastic events … The Toad Knew … a nonverbal rollicking event with acrobatics and water play and a LOT of stagecraft! The … Continue reading

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Teknopolis Funopolis

Sometimes the theatre things we rustle up are too “out there” for children who haven’t been exposed to much theatre.  So when we approached The Children’s Center we asked the recreation director, Timothy Dugger, to keep an eye on BAM’s … Continue reading

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The People Speak to Foster Your Dream

BAM and the Onassis Cultural Center New York presented The People Speak, gathering actors and musicians to bring to life Howard Zinn’s extraordinary history of ordinary people.  With Staceyann Chin, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Talib Kweli, Deva Mahal, Aasif Mandvi, Frances McDormand, Peter … Continue reading

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Good Hope and Good Fun

Bam’s production of A MAN OF GOOD HOPE by the South African Isango Ensemble invited FYD to experience the moving story of a child escaping war torn Somalia. Here is a little bit of what two sisters and three staff … Continue reading

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