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BLACK SWAN PROJECT
The BLACK SWAN PROJECT is an independent study, talent-based scholarship program. It provides underserved and under-represented young dancers who have the talent, potential, and desire to pursue a professional career in ballet with the financial support to receive high quality dance training...
THE TRACI GREENE COLLEGIATE DANCE SCHOLARSHIP
The Traci Greene Collegiate Dance Scholarship is an award given to qualified incoming full-time freshmen who will major or minor in dance from a 4 year accredited college or university. Or to full-time college students who dance for a marching band at a 4 year accredited HBCU that does not offer a dance major or minor...
BUILD A BUDDING BALLERINA
The BUILD A BUDDING BALLERINA program is an, independent study, talent-based, scholarship program. It provides underserved and under-represented young dancers who have the talent, potential, and desire to study dance, with the financial support to receive high quality dance training in the Houston Metropolitan area....
HOUSTON’S URBAN NUTCRACKER
Houston’s Urban Nutcracker (HUN) is an innovative community outreach theatrical production that serves as CAI's biggest annual fundraiser. HUN provides the opportunity for over 100 performing artists (ages 5 years and up) from the Houston area to train, rehearse, and perform in a professional theatrical production...
HOUSTON'S URBAN NUTCRACKER
CHRISTMAS IN JULY SUMMER WORKSHOP & AUDITIONS
HUN Christmas in July Summer Workshop is a community outreach dance training seminar for dancers ages six through adult. The Christmas in July Summer Workshop gives dancers the opportunity to enjoy a weekend of multi-cultural and diverse dance classes from special guest instructors and choreographers. CAI partners with local school districts throughout the Houston Metropolitan area to offer full scholarships to some of its students to attend this annual event....
HOUSICAL THEATRE ARTS
CAI’s HOUsical Theatre Arts program is a community outreach musical theatre program. CAI hosts city-wide auditions to cast performers (ages 7-18) to perform in a full-scale musical theatre production. Performers commit to up to 24 rehearsals and are taught drama, voice, and theatre dance by highly trained performing arts professionals. This 12-16 week session will culminate with a musical theatre production that is open to the public. Open Casting Calls are held twice per year. CAI offers merit based scholarships to select performers who audition. No prior experience required to audition.
To empower, educate, and mentor future generations of dancers who are underserved and underrepresented through diverse and multicultural training and performance based programming.
"Be the change you want to see in the world." - Mahatma Gandhi
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