A Salute To The 2016 U.S. Presidential Scholars
An Evening of Performances by the 2016 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall, Washington, D.C.
Monday, June 20, 2016, 8:00 p.m.
Presented by the National Young Arts Foundation in cooperation with the Commission on Presidential Scholars and the U.S. Department of Education
METAMORPHOSIS - directed by Debbie Allen
Choreography consultant - Jason Samuels Smith
Dario Natarelli, a 2016 US Presidential Scholar in the Arts for Tap Dance
PEOPLE MAKE THE WORLD GO ROUND
Music & Lyrics by Thomas Bell and Linda Creed
Performed by Ben Ross (2016 Scholar in Theater) and Dario Natarelli (2016 Scholar in Tap Dance)
DUET: Meetings on the Edge
Music by Ravi Shankar
Performed by Pavithra Nagarajan (2016 Scholar in Classical Indian Dance) and Dario Natarelli (2016 Scholar in Tap Dance)
Musicians: Patrick Bartley, Jr., Marty Jaffe, John Ringor, Julius Rodriguez, David Rosenthal, Evan Sherman, and Aubree Oliverson (2016 Scholar in Violin)