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Opportunity Village Presents OVation, 6th Annual Spring Performing Arts Concert May 12, 2016 09:31

LAS VEGAS – Opportunity Village will raise the curtain on its 6th Annual Spring Performing Arts Concert, OVation, on Thursday, May 26st at 6 p.m. at the Opportunity Village Ralph and Betty Engelstad Campus located at 6050 S. Buffalo Drive.

The concert will showcase a collection of music, dance and theatre performances by OVIPs particpating in Opportunity Village’s Fine and Performing Arts Program.

“OVation provides OVIPs the opportunity to perform for the Las Vegas community and express themselves through the arts, in singing, dancing or acting, ” says Sarah Quinn, manager of the Opportunity Village Fine and Performing Arts Program. “OVIPs practice year-round for this event and when they take the stage, it truly is a magical performance.”   

OVation is a free concert open to the public with food and beverages available for purchase. For more information about OVation please contact Sarah Quinn at (702) 262-1515.

 


Las Vegas Strip Show Aussie Hunks Teach a Hip-Hop Class at Opportunity Village May 12, 2016 09:24

LAS VEGAS  - On Tuesday, March 29, Las Vegas’ male hip-hop strip show Aussie Hunks visited Opportunity Village’s Engelstad campus and conducted a hip-hop dance class for OVIPs. The Aussie Hunks concluded the class by presenting the organization a generous donation.

 

Opportunity Village OVIPs in the Fine and Performing Arts Program were taught new dance moves and choreography, and then performed what they learned for the Aussie Hunks. The Fine and Performing Arts Program at Opportunity Village teaches individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities music, dance, theatre and visual art, and is designed to increase awareness of the arts, support creative expression, and provide technique and training. This program promotes self-expression, social interaction and the development of peer relationships, while providing participants the opportunity to perform on stage at Opportunity Village and community events throughout the year.

Photo 1: Opportunity Village OVIPs learned new hip-hop moves from the Aussie Hunks at Opportunity Village’s Engelstad campus on Tuesday, March 29.

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Opportunity Village OVIPs in the Fine and Performing Arts Program practiced their hip-hop moves with the Aussie Hunks at Opportunity Village’s Engelstad campus on Tuesday, March 29.

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Opportunity Village OVIPs posed with the Aussie Hunks after the Las Vegas strip show presented the organization a donation at Opportunity Village’s Engelstad campus on Tuesday, March 29.