About the Company
Living Arts Dance, Inc. was established in 2006, with the mission to provide professional performing arts programs for all. Living Arts Dance staff all have a passion for exposing children and adults to the arts, giving a safe outlet of self-expression, encouraging physical fitness, self-discipline and a great enriching diversion from inner city life. At Living Arts Dance, Inc. all levels, shapes and sizes are welcomed, from those who are looking to participate in dance classes as a hobby, to those who are interested in pursuing a professional career as an artist.
From 2006 until 2018 Living Arts Dance, Inc. gave scholarships and tuition assistance from out pocket donations and through many fundraisers. Living Arts also created college prep, study abroad and mentoring programs for talented students of poverty-stricken and low income families. Many of these students have graduated college and are thriving as successful adults, they have now collaborated with our director, Ms. Jaquetta Colson, to establish the Living Arts Dance Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to continuing this work on a larger scale. The mission of Living Arts Dance Foundation is to provide disadvantaged families scholarships to participate in extracurricular activities in the performing arts, while engaging them in a process that equips them with the discipline, confidence, social consciousness and cognitive skills for success.