BEVERLY HILLS—The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts opened its doors in 2013. Known as a recent cornerstone of the performing arts for the city of Beverly Hills, the establishment developed a successful education department that aims to create a better sense of inclusion and community.
Several education programs are coming to an end in the month of June including: the Dancing Through Parkinson’s program, and the Improv for Interaction program.
The Dancing Through Parkinson’s program offers weekly dance classes, requires no previous dance experience, and encourages participants to come with family and caretakers.
The Improv for Interaction program is an improvisation class that aims to enhance the social skills and self-confidence of its participants. It includes a multitude of topics, including anti-bullying, calming anxiety, and more.
Those two programs either suggest donations for each class or are covered by the Wallis, making them affordable for the populations that need them the most.
One of programs that has yet to start this summer is the Broadway Dreams Summer Intensive. The program is designed for artists of all ages and backgrounds who want to benefit from a high-quality training alongside professionals of the musical theater world.
The Wallis also partners with schools throughout the Los Angeles county, allowing access to culture and arts to schoolchildren in under-served communities.
To learn more about their current programs at: http://thewallis.org/events-and-courses.