Everyone has the power to redefine the world we live in. Words matter. Self-esteem can only emerge when you have the freedom to define yourself, in your own terms. Since words imposed on us by others have the potential to negatively influence our personal identity, in
DEFINED is dedicated to empowering young people with the ability to truly express themselves, while redefining these negative labels in society. We strongly believe that this self expression can most effectively be taught through arts education.
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DEFINED, a portion of the proceeds will be donated to fund arts education for at-risk youth. Give a child a voice.
Bryan Terrell Clark at Yamba Malawi's Gala for Good. In Malawi, yamba means begin, and this is the focus of this incredible organization: brighter beginnings for Malawi’s children, and lasting change for their communities.
Robert Raeder helps direct the 2017 BOAL Theatre Company on the US Senate floor. Invited by US Senator Jean Shaheen, The 2017 BOAL Theatre Company brought 30 high school students to the US Capital to perform 6 political theatre pieces, written and performed by the students, in front of US Senators.
Bryan Terrell Clark attend the Fr1ends of the Ch1ildren gala. Fr1ends of the Ch1ildren partners with individual at-risk children for 12.5 years to help them change their story in order to break generational poverty.
Bryan Terrell Clark at the Only Make Believe gala. Only Make Believe creates and performs interactive theatre for children in hospitals and care facilities. They are dedicated to the principle that freeing a child's imagination is a valuable part of the healing process. Only Make Believe has served over 52,000 children since 1999 and has performed in over 55 hospitals and care facilities in the NYC and DC Metro area.
Robert Raeder and Bryan Terrell Clark teaching an acting workshop at The Door. The Door is New York City’s premiere organization serving at-risk young people in an integrated setting. Our nationally-recognized model transforms the lives of 10,000 teens and young adults (ages 12-24) every year. Young people can get health care and counseling, career and education training, runaway and homeless youth support, legal services, nutritious meals, and arts and recreation programs under one roof – for free and confidentially.