We’re Expanding to South LA & Watts!
August 4, 2017
Starting in August, everybody dance! will expand to south Los Angeles and Watts, creating partnerships with new schools and communities! In south Los Angeles, our most valued partner, Gabriella Charter Schools, will open its second charter school (grades K-2) on the Trinity Elementary School campus, and we’ll join them by advising on in-school dance instruction and launching after-school dance classes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at neighboring Dr. Maya Angelou Community High School. We’ll also newly partner with Maya by offering in-school yoga and hip-hop classes to their high school students as a PE alternative as well as welcoming the Maya high school and surrounding community to our after-school classes taking place at the school. In Watts, we’ve deepened our commitment at the Children’s Institute, offering a new summer class in addition to weekly after-school dance classes, and will newly launch in-school dance classes at Florence Joyner Elementary School and Samuel Gompers Middle School. At Joyner, TK, Kindergarten and 1st graders will be introduced to creative movement and ballet. At Gompers, 6th, 7th and 8th graders will learn the history and movement of hip-hop dance. More to come as the year progresses!