El Puente

El Puente’s Center for Arts and Culture is Brooklyn’s most comprehensive Latino pre-professional/professional arts center and home to three Tony award-winning alumni.  The Center provides pre-professional arts training in El Puente’s Youth Leadership Centers in an array of arts disciplines, including: dance, drama, voice, filmmaking, studio/public art, photography & Hip-Hop. El Puente integrates an “arts for social change model” in which the arts are the primary vehicle for personal and social transformation. Youth members are provided the opportunity to be trained and mentored by highly qualified artists who are committed to using their skills and talents to further the cause of social justice.