Indigo Arts for Social Justice

Restoration, Prevention, Advocacy

The mission of Indigo Arts for Social Justice, is to support children, youth and young adults in their journey of self-expression as both artists and agents of social justice. In collaboration with our community partners, we develop direct programming that uses a creative learning and exploration process that: strives to embolden young community members to articulate their point of view on issues that matter to them, to raise awareness in others, and to inspire new action.

Indigo Arts for Social Justice includes the following components:

  • Direct Programming projects in development include:

    • Community Conversations and Arts for Social Justice events
    • Training and Technical Assistance for organizations and facilitators
  • Indigo Dance Arts Ensemble

    • Indigo Dance Arts Ensemble (youth repertoire company – by audition – comprehensive dance training including exploration of dual identities as artist and agent for social justice)
    • After-school dance arts programming for elementary schools
    • Past performances include the Arizona Dance Festival (2010), and an interpretive dance performance at the Association for Supportive Child Care all staff meeting (2012)
  • The Dance Collective Studio

    • Classes for children, youth, and adults
    • Pre-professional training (ballet, modern, contemporary)
    • Global dance community classes (i.e., Flamenco, Salsa, West African)
    • Collective space for community dance artists (classes, rehearsals, auditions, performances, etc.)
      Residencies for out of town performing artists
  • After-School Programming

    • Prevention programs using the arts as a catalyst for growth and expression.

Indigo Arts for Social Justice is currently in development and we welcome the potential of community partners to work with us to fulfill our mission. Please reach out to us to learn more and to explore potential partnerships; sign up for our newsletter to learn about upcoming Indigo Arts for Social Justice events.

Read more about our piloted projects and past events.