Arts Education Impact Program

Take Root's Arts Education Impact Program connects with children of all ages offering creativity, movement and music as a tool for support, confidence, leadership and development. The Arts Education Impact Program supports communities such as The Baldwin Center/Pontiac and Oakland Family Services/Pontiac through classes, lecture demonstrations and performances involving children in collaboration with the Take Root Company Dancers.  Offering a safe , diverse and inclusive atmosphere, the Arts Education Impact Program offers guided explorations and improvisations where children discover positive ways to communicate, express and problem solve. 

New Arts Education Videos

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Meet Our Staff:

Ali Woerner

Director

Becky Kowalski 

Assistant Director

Teacher

Madisyn Boussie

Grace Zimmerman

Student Interns

Residency at Oakland Family Services

Take Root had an extremely successful 6-month residency at Oakland Family Services. From September 2018 through February 2019, Take Root Arts Education Impact Faculty taught weekly classes to over fifty children ranging in ages from 4-6 years old. This residency culminated in a free performance by Take Root and the children from OFS at The Strand Theater in Pontiac this past February.

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Drawn by Sevana, Age 6

Thank You for your Impact!

Thank you to the Community Foundation of Greater Rochester's Cupp Family and Friends Youth Endowed Fund for their generous support. 

& Oakland Together Cultural Institution COVID-19 Support Grant

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