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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...

SPREAD MY WINGS

 

Dance Intensive Scholarship

 

CAI's Spread My Wings Dance Intensive Scholarship is awarded to young dancers who have the talent, potential, and desire to study ballet throughout the country...

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...

CONTINUING EDUCATION

 

The Continuing Education program is for high school graduates who have opted to continue their post-secondary dance studies through a conservatory or professional training program in lieu of a four-year college or university....

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...

OUR MISSION

 

To empower, promote, educate, and mentor future generations of dancers who are underserved and underrepresented through diverse and multicultural training and performance programs.  

"Be the change you want to see in the world."   - Mahatma Gandhi

HOUSTON'S URBAN NUTCRACKER

CHRISTMAS IN JULY SUMMER WORKSHOP

 

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....