Arts and Culture Partner Programs

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Arts Connect Houston works with over 50 local Arts and Culture organizations. Each organization is ready and excited to serve Houston ISD schools this year through the Arts Action Fund and more. To explore which organization might be the best fit for your school, choose from the options below to view the organizations with programs that can meet the needs of your school. After you have explored your options, you can begin to look over the organizations website and reach out to them to begin establishing your potential partnership.

Dance the Dream

Primary Contact: Dymond Taylor, Dymondtaylor@icloud.com, 832-516-4533

Dance the Dream is interested in working with schools on Seed Funding, Innovation in Action funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School, Middle School and High School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Dance

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

 

Diversity in The ARTS and Entertainment

Primary Contact: Christene Archie, admin@diversityinthearts.com, 281-860-2896

Diversity in The ARTS and Entertainment is interested in working with schools on Seed Funding funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Creative Writing, Dance, Music, Visual Arts

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Experiences

 

Edison Arts Foundation

Primary Contact: Charity Carter, Edisonartsfoundation@gmail.com, 713-459-4929

Edison Arts Foundation is interested in working with schools on Seed Funding, Innovation in Action funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School, Middle School and High School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Creative Writing, Dance, Music, Theatre

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

 

Foundation for Modern Music

Primary Contact: Dr. Paul Boyd, piahnist@hotmail.com, 281-250-8461

Foundation for Modern Music is interested in working with schools on Seed Funding, Innovation in Action funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School, Middle School and High School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Creative Writing, Dance, Music, Theatre

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

 

Houston Ballet

Primary Contact: Jennifer Sommers, jsommers@houstonballet.org, 713-535-3207

Houston Ballet is interested in working with schools on Seed Funding, Innovation in Action funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School, Middle School and High School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Dance

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

 

Houston Metropolitan Dance Center Inc

Primary Contact: Nicole Rajkumar, education@metdance.org, 203-885-4284

Houston Metropolitan Dance Center Inc. is interested in working with schools on Seed Funding, Innovation in Action funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School, Middle School and High School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Dance, Music

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

 

Main Street Theater

Primary Contact: Jonathan Gonzalez, jonathan@mainstreettheater.com, 415-370-7430

Main Street Theater is interested in working with schools on Seed Funding, Innovation in Action funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School, Middle School and High School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Creative Writing, Dance, Theatre

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

 

MECA

Primary Contact: Armando Silva, armando@meca-houston.org, 832-588-6772

MECA is interested in working with schools on Seed Funding, Innovation in Action funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School, Middle School and High School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Dance, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences​

 

Open Dance Project

Primary Contact: Robin Anderson, robin@opendanceproject.org, 415-412-1283

Open Dance Project is interested in working with schools on Innovation in Action funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School, Middle School and High School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Dance

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

 

RSA of Dance & Performing Arts

Primary Contact: Denisea Woodard, Misswoodard5678@gmail.com, 832-475-0231

RSA of Dance & Performing Arts is interested in working with schools on Seed Funding, Innovation in Action funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School, Middle School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Dance, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

 

Social Movement Contemporary Dance

Primary Contact: Jessica Herzogenrath, jrayherzogenrath@gmail.com, 281-844-4287

Social Movement Contemporary Dance is interested in working with schools on Innovation in Action funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School, Middle School and High School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Creative Writing, Dance, Theatre, Visual Arts

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

 

Society for the Performing Arts

Primary Contact: Claire Williamson, cwilliamson@spahouston.org, 713-632-8112

Society for the Performing Arts is interested in working with schools on Seed Funding funding option(s).

 

  • Middle School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Creative Writing, Dance, Visual Arts

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

 

Take the Stage by Gordon Education Initiatives for the Performing Arts

Primary Contact: Dan Gordon, dan@gordoneducation.org, 713-478-9646

Take the Stage by Gordon Education Initiatives for the Performing Arts is interested in working with schools on Innovation in Action funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Dance, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Integration

 

The Ensemble Theatre

Primary Contact: Rachel Dickson, rhdickson@ensemblehouston.com, 832-563-5783 or 713-807-9622

The Ensemble Theatre is interested in working with schools on Seed Funding, Innovation in Action funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School, Middle School and High School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Dance, Music, Theatre

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

Arts Connect Houston itself does not manage or provide arts education programming. We are a backbone organization that exists to provide resources and connection between schools and local arts and culture organizations. In order to receive funding through the Arts Action Fund your school and/or partner organization must submit an application. To learn more about how to apply for funding through the Arts Action Fund, head here.

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