Recognized as the Best in Arts and Entertainment in Atlanta since its inception in 2009, AREA is a multi-disciplinary 501c(3) performing arts organization and a comprehensive resource and incubator for arts and entertainment novices to professionals, located in Midtown/Buckhead Atlanta.
AREA was founded on the belief that the Arts have the potential to educate, engage, inspire, and empower. Dedicated to initiating a modern‐day arts renaissance, while securing Atlanta as the cornerstone for artistic excellence, AREA training & development Academy services students ages 3-18 years old, and the "Vanguards of Atlanta Dance", The AREA Professional Alliance (TAPA), is AREAs professional touring dance company.
The mission of AREA is to encourage and create opportunities for all to participate in and appreciate the performing arts and strives to create a place where individuals can realize their creative potential, and where the community as a whole can share, witness and/or participate in this process.
AREA is and has made a difference in our communities by offering valuable arts education programs, performances, events, workshops and lectures to foster passion, inspiration and unique skills. Since 2009, has presented 5-Professional performance series, 11-Productions/Concerts for young emerging talent ages 3-18 years, premiered 15 new works by 25 emerging professional choreographers, presented 60 professional artists, performed for 50,000 audiences in Atlanta, and worked hands-on with over 5,000+ Atlanta and metro Atlanta-area students through our outreach efforts and youth programs. We have provided arts curricula and programs for students ages 3-18 years in underserved communities and facilitated master classes, workshops, residencies, and performances with major organizations, educational institutions, and civic organizations.
Continuing to cultivate and revolutionize through the Performing Arts, and recognized as the cultural arts epicenter of Atlanta, AREAs goal is to continue to be the cornerstone for artistic excellence in the nation! For we are WHERE THE ARTS LIVE!! www.myAREAatlanta.com