The H.E.ART Spring & Summer 2022 Programs
All Workshops will Culminate with a Final Performance of Juneteenth
The H.E.ART Mission
To provide a healthy, creative environment where aspiring Actors, Dancers and Singers of all ages can feel inspired and empowered to cultivate their talents. As a Multicultural Performing Arts Company, The Heart is committed to the development of the diverse youth of Los Angeles.
The H.E.ART Goal
The goal is to broaden the reach and effectiveness of the traditional after-school or weekend center by:
Our program, while directly aimed at developing performing arts’ skills, will indirectly result in the positive development of self-esteem, self-respect and self-discipline. In addition, Students will be further inspired by their interaction with seasoned industry professionals who will instruct at the facility.
The H.E.ART will provide an environment that is holistic, in that people at all levels of development in their craft will interact, be mentored and experience peer support. This will truly be a breeding ground for the cultivation of well-rounded individuals.
Meet the H.E.ART Staff
Founder, Dance & Movement Instructor
A native of New York City, Ms. Robinson was raised in Harlem. At the age of 14, she was accepted into the “famed” Performing Arts High School (P.A.) in NYC, the school upon which both the movie and television series FAME were based. While attending P.A., Ms. Robinson received numerous scholarships and contract offers from dance luminaries such as Martha Graham, Alvin Ailey, Donald McKayle, Dianne McIntyre and Bernice Johnson. Ms. Robinson made her Broadway debut at age 16 in THE WIZ, starring Stephanie Mills and thus began her career...
Vernée Watson has worked as a professional actress for over 45 years in theatre, TV, film, commercials and voice-overs. She began her acting career on stage with a Harlem based theatre group doing off-Broadway shows and when she moved to the West coast she appeared in several plays including Sistuh, Sistuh and One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest as Nurse Hatchet...
Ms. DeBorah has worked as a Vocalist, Voice Instructor, Choral Director, Actor & Voice-Over Artist with vocal credits that include Michael Jackson, The Supremes, Barry White, Andre Crouch & Harry Belafonte. Additional credits include Broadway shows such as The Wiz, Jelly’s Last Jam, Little Shop Of Horrors along with many others. She has also appeared on American Idol!
We love having Ms. Deborah as a part of The H.E.ART, bringing her knowledge & experience in Voice to our Kids within our unique, integrated Performing Arts program.