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Hollywood Feminist Couple of the Day: Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs

Women and Hollywood By Melissa Silverstein | Women and Hollywood May 9, 2012 at 10:11AM

The singing and acting couple (did you know they met while performing in the original company of Rent?) have started A Broader Way Foundation which created a camp for girls focusing on the creative arts and leadership development. Last year they took 31 girls from underserved neighborhoods in the NYC area up to the Berkshire mountains for a 10 day experience that culminated with a full recital.
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Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs

The singing and acting couple (did you know they met while performing in the original company of Rent?) have started A Broader Way Foundation which created a camp for girls focusing on the creative arts and leadership development.  Last year they took 31 girls from underserved neighborhoods in the NYC area up to the Berkshire mountains for a 10 day experience that culminated with a full recital.

Here's the description of the Foundation:

We are dedicated to offering girls from underserved communities an outlet for self-expression and creativity through arts-centered programs. The emphasis is on building self-esteem, developing leadership qualities and striving for personal and social achievement.

Tony Award nominated composer Jeanine Tesori will again serve as the Creative Director.

More info on the camp and the foundation here.


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h/t BroadwayWorld.com

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