PRESS & MEDIA

Adaptive Dance | Move to Include PBS Learning Media

Click to see the original source PBS Learning Media January 2021 Dance Instructor Michael Johnson says we are all dancers. Children of all abilities, including dancers who are deaf and hard-of-hearing; dancers who are blind and visually impaired; and dancers with a range of intellectual, emotional, and physical disabilities benefit from the arts. Specialized programming […]

Local Program Brings Dance Back To Kids Virtually

Click to listen to the full interview Jill Ditmire, WFYI Radio Sept. 22, 2020 Kids Dance Outreach provides high-quality dance classes for free for students in several IPS schools. The opportunity to build self-esteem and teamwork is vital for these elementary students. KDO serves more than 2,000 students each year and offers a program for […]

Nonprofit Aims To Inspire Confidence, Teamwork And Persistence Through Dance

Click to listen to the full interview Jill Ditmire, WFYI Radio Dec. 18, 2019 Kids Dance Outreach offers dance classes to elementary school students, in their schools and without charge.  It aims to inspire confidence, teamwork and persistence. From WFYI’s Arts and Culture Desk, Jill Ditmire talks with Associate Director Monica Munoz about the nonprofit’s […]

Kids Dance Outreach group to perform at 2nd Annual Global Fest

Click to see the original News Article Randall Newsome, WISH-TV Sept. 18, 2019 INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The power of dance is what’s making the Kids Dance Outreach program more popular around Indianapolis. In 2013, the organization was formed from an idea to help kids from all backgrounds have an opportunity to excel in the arts. […]

Fundraising Campaign for Kids Dance Outreach Successfully Wraps Up

  Click to see original Press Release Fundraising Campaign for Kids Dance Outreach Successfully Wraps Up June 10, 2019 Committed to making a difference in the lives of children with disabilities, PrintingCenterUSA leveraged the power of its national customer base to fundraise for Indianapolis-based Kids Dance Outreach’s (KDO) Adaptive Dance program. During the month of May, PrintingCenterUSA donated […]

on the aisle with Tom Alvarez

Click to see original Article by Tom Alvarez  HEARTWARMING KDO CONCERT IS A ROUSING SPECTACLE May 1, 2019 What was most enjoyable about the “Kids Dance Outreach 2019 Event of the Year” Tuesday night was the astounding vitality and exuberance of the 75 children who were featured in the dance performance with the theme of “Hold […]

Group teaching students to dance

  Click to see original Segment aired by WISHTV Group teaching students to dance By Emily Kinzer Posted: Dec 18, 2018 09:50 AM EST INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A group that teaches children to dance, sometimes introducing them to dance for the first time, has expanded. Kids Dance Outreach (KDO) started in 2012 and partnered with about 12 Indianapolis […]

WFYI Profile – American Graduate Kids Dance Outreach

WFYI Media Feb. 10, 2016 Teamwork, discipline, physical movement and a chance to perform before others—these are many of the attributes that make sports a valuable learning tool for young people. But not all youngsters can excel at sports. So, art comes to the rescue. Through Kids Dance Outreach, young performers acquire the same types […]

Our Children: Kids Dance Outreach teaches children more than just steps

Click to see the original News Article Shari Rudavsky, IndyStar Dec. 12, 2015 At the start of the school year, Omana Jacob dreaded having to appear before an audience. The 8-year-old knew she had an upcoming performance at her church but suffered from a bad case of nerves. Then Kids Dance Outreach came to the […]

Press & media

  • Adaptive Dance | Move to Include PBS Learning MediaJanuary 5, 2021 - 3:28 am

    Click to see the original source PBS Learning Media January 2021 Dance Instructor Michael Johnson says we are all dancers. Children of all abilities, including dancers who are deaf and hard-of-hearing; dancers who are blind and visually impaired; and dancers with a range of intellectual, emotional, and physical disabilities benefit from the arts. Specialized programming […]

  • Local Program Brings Dance Back To Kids VirtuallySeptember 22, 2020 - 3:40 am

    Click to listen to the full interview Jill Ditmire, WFYI Radio Sept. 22, 2020 Kids Dance Outreach provides high-quality dance classes for free for students in several IPS schools. The opportunity to build self-esteem and teamwork is vital for these elementary students. KDO serves more than 2,000 students each year and offers a program for […]

  • Nonprofit Aims To Inspire Confidence, Teamwork And Persistence Through DanceDecember 18, 2019 - 3:38 am

    Click to listen to the full interview Jill Ditmire, WFYI Radio Dec. 18, 2019 Kids Dance Outreach offers dance classes to elementary school students, in their schools and without charge.  It aims to inspire confidence, teamwork and persistence. From WFYI’s Arts and Culture Desk, Jill Ditmire talks with Associate Director Monica Munoz about the nonprofit’s […]

  • Kids Dance Outreach group to perform at 2nd Annual Global FestSeptember 18, 2019 - 3:20 am

    Click to see the original News Article Randall Newsome, WISH-TV Sept. 18, 2019 INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The power of dance is what’s making the Kids Dance Outreach program more popular around Indianapolis. In 2013, the organization was formed from an idea to help kids from all backgrounds have an opportunity to excel in the arts. […]

  • Fundraising Campaign for Kids Dance Outreach Successfully Wraps UpJune 10, 2019 - 6:00 pm

      Click to see original Press Release Fundraising Campaign for Kids Dance Outreach Successfully Wraps Up June 10, 2019 Committed to making a difference in the lives of children with disabilities, PrintingCenterUSA leveraged the power of its national customer base to fundraise for Indianapolis-based Kids Dance Outreach’s (KDO) Adaptive Dance program. During the month of May, PrintingCenterUSA donated […]

  • on the aisle with Tom AlvarezMay 1, 2019 - 5:33 pm

    Click to see original Article by Tom Alvarez  HEARTWARMING KDO CONCERT IS A ROUSING SPECTACLE May 1, 2019 What was most enjoyable about the “Kids Dance Outreach 2019 Event of the Year” Tuesday night was the astounding vitality and exuberance of the 75 children who were featured in the dance performance with the theme of “Hold […]

  • Group teaching students to danceDecember 18, 2018 - 6:12 pm

      Click to see original Segment aired by WISHTV Group teaching students to dance By Emily Kinzer Posted: Dec 18, 2018 09:50 AM EST INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A group that teaches children to dance, sometimes introducing them to dance for the first time, has expanded. Kids Dance Outreach (KDO) started in 2012 and partnered with about 12 Indianapolis […]

  • WFYI Profile – American Graduate Kids Dance OutreachFebruary 10, 2016 - 3:31 am

    WFYI Media Feb. 10, 2016 Teamwork, discipline, physical movement and a chance to perform before others—these are many of the attributes that make sports a valuable learning tool for young people. But not all youngsters can excel at sports. So, art comes to the rescue. Through Kids Dance Outreach, young performers acquire the same types […]

  • Our Children: Kids Dance Outreach teaches children more than just stepsDecember 12, 2015 - 12:00 pm

    Click to see the original News Article Shari Rudavsky, IndyStar Dec. 12, 2015 At the start of the school year, Omana Jacob dreaded having to appear before an audience. The 8-year-old knew she had an upcoming performance at her church but suffered from a bad case of nerves. Then Kids Dance Outreach came to the […]