Resilience Through Arts

Transforming communities through Arts and Education.

Dance of Hope is Africa’s leading youth-based arts education program that explores the transformational power of music and dance, capturing the messages of hope and resilience that emanate from memorable cross-cultural stage productions and youth outreach. This program is run by M-LISADA, a non profit organization and children's center based in Kampala, Uganda and World Bridge Foundation, a 501(c)3 arts education nonprofit organization based in the United States.

Dance of Hope strives to inspire, empower and connect young people and communities globally, while raising support to provide quality education for children living in impoverished communities and improving the quality of life for their families.

Programs

Main Stage family Concerts

Spectacular music and dance show

Audiences are blown away when they experience the joy and power of Dance of Hope’s performances.Jolting the audience away from the predictability of daily routines, Dance of Hope concerts shatter expectations and bring inevitable smiles to the faces of attendees. Audiences feel the raw power and emotion the young performers bring to the stage, and find themselves internally moved, affected by the stories and passion carrying the music.

School Residencies/Outreach

Cross-cultural outreach/Residencies

Early years are formative for all people, no matter where they come from. Schools can be venues for rote learning, but they can also be spaces in which educators help crack open some of the judgments and assumptions that children begin to form especially if they have not been exposed to other cultures, languages, or people who break with conventional expectations.Allowing young people to interact through conversation and the arts across cultural divides...

Special Engagements

Off stage dynamic Experiences

Art is versatile, and music is universal. While both can be educational in ways that are unexpected, Dance of Hope performances easily translate to the broader world outside of the classroom or main stage - from a hospital lobby, living room, elderly facility, back yard, workplace, birthday parties and a plethora of other events, our exuberant young cast of performers can elevate any setting and shake the earth with their melodies, rhythms and dance.

tour Dates

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Your kindness and generosity supports education of children in impoverished communities, allows Dance of Hope children to bring cross-cultural programs world wide and contributes profoundly towards the development of building their communities.

Dance of Hope is a fiscally sponsored program of World Bridge Foundation, a 501 (C) 3 nonprofit organization. Contributions for charitable purposes must be made payable to Dance of Hope and are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

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Children Reached
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Children in School
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Children Given Housing
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Rescued
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Children Reached
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Children Educated
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Children Graduated
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