Numerous studies have revealed that the performing arts inspire, motivate and educate today’s youth in a variety of ways. Evidence from wide range national and international based arts programs suggest that arts experiences promote social and emotional strengths that lead to higher academic achievement and positive behaviors and collaborative relationships.
All great artists draw from the same resource: the human heart, which tells us that we are all more alike than we are unlike.
– Maya Angelou
- Youth between the ages of 9 and 17 from the Dallas Metroplex or Los Angeles area
- Have a passion to pursue music, acting, and/or dancing
- Demonstrate financial hardship
- Special interest for children/youth of military families