"Take the Stage helped me be nice to other students."
"It makes me feel like I belong in school."
"They helped me to be more confident."
"It makes me feel replenished and happy."
"It wakes us up so we would work harder."
"It helps me focus."
"It changed me to get better grades in other subjects."
"I want to come to school more."
"The most important thing I learned is to keep trying things and to never give up."
"They helped me to believe and do not be scared."
"It helps me to be more active…to try harder."
"Do exercise every day."
"Take the Stage makes me feel ecstatic because I get to dance and it makes me feel a part of something."
"Participating in Take the Stage makes me feel excited for the future because it makes me happy… and proud of myself."
"Be who you are and never give up."
"It makes me feel I can trust myself."
Take the Stage is a high-energy, in-school dance residency program designed to uplift and inspire youth to excellence. Through a positive and dynamic experience in the arts we provide children the opportunity to discover the tools necessary to become successful in academics and in life.