Young Dancemakers Company rehearses in Riverdale for annual summer performance

Each student dancer was hand-picked to participate in the free program.

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RIVERDALE - Dancers from all over the city are prepping for a one-of-a-kind creative concert. 

Sixteen students are currently rehearsing in Riverdale for an annual performance from the Young Dancemakers Company. Each dancer was hand-picked to participate in the free summer program, which even offers them a chance to choreograph their own numbers. 

Directors say it isn't about a particular style or technique, but rather about giving students an outlet to express themselves. 

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The first performance of the company's 19th season is July 24 at the Ethical Culture Fieldston School. 

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