CREATING artistic pathways to express our stories will foster healing and transformation in ourselves and our communities.
COMMUNICATION and open dialogue between professional and young emerging artists build lasting mentorship, support and opportunity.
COLLABORATION and partnerships build a collective of creative visionaries and continuing support system.
Building a global COMMUNITY through creativity and compassion creates a positive social impact.
WHAT DO WE DO
coLAB PERFORMANCE ENSEMBLE : Young creative visionaries, ages 16-23, participate in multidisciplinary workshops with guest artists, mentorships and guidance on creating original collective and individual work in dance, spoken word, media arts, dramatic arts and music. This program is free of charge and requires the artist to commit to a 10-12 week session, culminating performance and provides the opportunity to travel and participate in community events.
CREATIVE RESIDENCIES for schools: We tailor our coLAB program for middle and high school age students in an after school setting. Our curriculum is based on current visual and performing arts content standards
for California public schools focused on dance, music, theatre and visual arts. This 8-10 week program culminates with a community performance.
CREATIVE COALITION for our community: A new way to network and connect with like-minded organizations, artists and creatives to share best practices, resources and conversation. Events include guest speakers, opportunities for creative inspiration and topic discussions to progress the work as a global creative community.
CONSULTING for special projects and business: We bring professional development to your team, customize multidisciplinary programs to fit your needs and collaborate with you on your next special project or community event. We are professionals in relationship building, small to large scale community arts events and guiding creativity sessions through the arts.
4C LAB is a place where you can really experiment and see who you are and who you want to become.
- Azucena, 16