Rosie’s Theater Kids, free arts program for under-served communities, rehearse ahead of annual gala

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It's the sound of musical education at its finest.

This group's part of Rosie's Theater Kids, an arts organization that provides free, year-round programs for kids in under-served communities.

It was co-founded by Rosie O'Donnell and Lori Klinger in 2003.

Tonight these teens will show off their singing, dancing and acting skills in front of hundreds of people.

"it's our annual gala and the kids will have some performances that they've been working on all year" Lori Klinger said.

"Rosie's always helped me and [Anthony] also grow a high level of respect, how to talk to others and academically," Malcolm Callender descried.

"I think people need to get Arts back into the schools. I feel like it's not a priority and it should be," Alexyss Hadden smiled.

The annual gala is tonight [Monday] at the Marriot Marquis in Times Square.

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