OUR GOAL: This annual concert season of 2017-2018 we plan to restructure a play from Guinea West Africa. “Sonah the Orphan Girl” taught and created by Yalani Bangoura of Guinea.
The fund requested will rent our performance space and rehearsal space, construct costumes and scenery, and employ the choreographer.
PLEASE HELP US REACH OUR GOAL OF $5000.00 by February 28, 2018.
We would be so grateful if you could support the young people in our area at a time when our youth are being attacked negatively in so many different ways. Collage provides a positive outlet for their creative energy.
Collage Dance Company strives to build confidence, creativity, character, and perseverance in our community’s youth. We use the vehicles of Music, Dance and Visual Art to attain these goals.
We present a full concert annually and perform at various events i.e. Kwanzaa celebrations, weddings, gallery openings, and many more.
Over our thirty-two years of existence, we have nurtured to the lives of many youth.
Our alumni have spawned:
>>Doctorates in Education, Medicine, and the Sciences. Masters Degrees in Accounting, Business, Nursing, Architecture, and Psychology.
>>Previous members are professional dancers, musicians, teachers at all levels and a Principal of Elementary grades.
>>Our successes include a 99% High School graduation rate and a 97% rate of Higher Education degrees.
These accomplishments clearly indicate their road to being productive members of society. It is our belief that exposing our youth to their rich cultural heritage enables them to accomplish any of their life’s goals.