U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

Figure 5. Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts (Dallas) List of Cultural Community Collaborations and Guest Artists

Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts
Cultural Community Collaborations

Partnerships with...

The Mime Troupe and the Arts Magnet Theater Department each earned an award from the Meadows Foundation Charitable Awards Program for unselfish community service, 1997 Each year, several students often work/perform with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra Theatre instructor, Mary Therese d'Avignon has been nominated for the fourth time for the Rabin Award for outstanding theatre talents in the metroplex Some theatre students appear regularly on Dallas Community Televisions's program, "School Zone Dallas" Dallas Museum of Art TITAS has a long-standing relationship with the Arts Magnet Dance Department by providing renown dancing artists and companies to teach Master Classes Dallas Theatre Center SMU Meadows School of the Arts Monthly performances at Crow Collection of Asian Art Performed for the opening of the Nasher Sculpture Center Performed for the opening of the Latino Cultural Center

Guest Artists who have taught Master Classes or visited with the students include:

  • Jimmy Baca
  • Erykah Badu
  • Ballet Biarritz
  • Sandra Cisneros
  • Mary Cochrane
  • Dylis Croman
  • Michael Ford
  • Dagoberto Gilb
  • Clarence Gilyard
  • Marvin Hamlisch
  • Gregory Hines
  • Judith Jamison
  • The King Singers
  • Wynton Marsales
  • Jesus Morales
  • Peter Max
  • John Mead
  • Elizabeth Mitchell
  • Alexandra Nechita
  • Sidney Poitier
  • Desmond Richardson (Alvin Ailey Dance Company)
  • Arturo Sandoval
  • Chris Schumann
  • Jim Schutze
  • Paul Taylor (Paul Taylor Dance Company)
  • Taylor 2 Dance Company
  • Robert Townsend
  • Ben Vareen

Source: Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. Used with permission.

The U.S. Department of Education does not mandate or prescribe particular curricula or lesson plans. The information in the figure above was provided by the identified site or program and is included here as an illustration of only one of many resources that educators may find helpful and use at their option. The Department cannot ensure its accuracy. Furthermore, the inclusion of information in this figure does not reflect the relevance, timeliness, or completeness of this information; nor is it intended to endorse any views, approaches, products, or services mentioned in the figure.

Last Modified: 10/20/2008