Written, destined and choreographed by three-time Emmy Award-winner Allen, Freeze Frame is described as “a rollercoaster float by some of LA’s toughest streets where gangs, poverty, assault and drugs are an bland reality.” The uncover facilities strange song by Stevie Wonder, James Ingram, Ricky Minor, Arturo Sandoval and Thump.
In further to a open shows, a celebration advantage opening is designed for Feb. 4. It will be followed by an onstage Architects of Change row review on assault in America hosted and presented by Maria Shriver and Allen as partial of Shriver’s ongoing Architects of Change: The Conversation Series.
Scheduled to seem on a row are Marcus McAllister, National Trainer for Cure Violence, and Richard Martinez, a Senior Associate during Everytown for Gun Safety. Martinez’s 20-year aged son, Christopher Michaels-Martinez, was one of 6 people shot and killed in a Isla Vista tragedy on May 23, 2014, nearby a campus of University of California Santa Barbara.
Proceeds from a celebration advantage a Debbie Allen Dance Academy and Arts Education for a immature people of a incomparable Los Angeles area and America.
Said Allen: “The event to coax amicable change is during a heart of not usually Freeze Frame though also my possess artistic core. Maria Shriver and we know that to impact genuine certain change in a assault and mental health problems in this nation we contingency rivet in constructive dialogue.”
Added Shriver: “It’s a wish that this review and prolongation will make people stop, think, reflect, and enthuse them to take partial in a incomparable inhabitant review and turn partial of a solution.”