Arga Nova Dance

A nonprofit organization

$200 raised by 4 donors

4% complete

$5,000 Goal

The current Beckles Dancing Company ranges in age from 16-50 years old. The success has been weaving this age gap into a powerful ensemble of artists. Our live performances this year have been, Shades of Black for Black History Month, Dance Planet with the Dance Council of North Texas, First Draft with Over the Bridge Arts, Simon of Cyrene play with Hamilton Park United Methodist Church, and our annual Spring Show. We have also provided free zoom and in-person classes, SIMPLE BALLET BARRE and KEEP IT MOVING on Wednesday and Friday that are open to the community. 

Our Needs

Administration & Operational fees associated with Dance Performances and rehearsals.
Marketing fees associated with the Promotion of Upcoming Dance Performances.
Dance Costumes, Music and Staging Supplies.
Funding for Outreach classes for various schools

Giving Activity

Mission

The mission of Beckles Dancing Company (BDC / Dancing is our middle name!) is providing a platform where performers and audiences of all ages are inspired to celebrate the techniques, creative powers and fusion of dance movement. We celebrate the primacy of Dance! As such, Beckles Dancing Company is committed to bringing exciting, entertaining and innovative dance to the broadest spectrum of audiences in the Dallas area and beyond. Further, we are committed to training flexible bodies and minds, adaptable to various forms of movement, in specialization or in combination.

Beckles Dancing Company is a component of ARGA NOVA DANCE.

Needs

Administration & Operational fees associated with Dance Performances and rehearsals.

Marketing fees associated with the Promotion of Upcoming Dance Performances.

Dance Costumes, Music and Staging Supplies.

Funding for Outreach free dance classes for our surrounding community

Funding for Complimentary Tickets to performances for our surrounding community

Here's how your donations can help:

$20 Pays for 1 complimentary performance ticket

$25 Pays for a pair of ballet slippers

$35 Pays for a dancer to teach one class

$50 Pays for 5 reduced-price tickets for 5 students to attend a performance

$70 Pays for a dancer to teach 1 week of classes

$100 Provides 10 reduced-priced tickets for students to attend a performance

$120 Pays for 5 complimentary performance tickets

$150 Pays for a dancer to teach 2 weeks of classes

$300 Pays for dancer to teach 1 month of classes

$400 Sponsors 1 month of rehearsal pay for one dancer

$600 Sponsors the performance fee for one company dancer

$800 Sponsors 1 month of rehearsal pay for two company dancers

$1200 Sponsors the pay for one performance for two company dancers

$1800 Sponsors the performance fee for three company dancers

$2000 Sponsors 1 month of rehearsal pay for the company

$3000 Sponsors the pay for one performance for the company

$6000 Sponsors the pay for two performances for the company

All donations are needed and greatly appreciated!

Equity Statement

The City of Dallas is made up of people from diverse communities and equity-seeking groups defined as

ALAANA and LGBTQIA+. Beckles Dancing Company recognizes that the changing nature of the population has implications in terms of delivering and/or providing access to its services (e.g. programming, activities, etc.). We recognize that barriers to services exist for members of diverse communities, particularly for equity-seeking groups, and we are committed to acting as a positive force in eliminating these barriers.

To achieve this, Beckles Dancing Company will:

ensure that diverse communities have equitable access to its services and resources.

be non-discriminatory and promote the goals of anti-racism, access, and equity; and

take reasonable steps to ensure its services, programs, and decision-making reflect the community it serves.

Beckles Dancing Company prohibits discrimination or harassment and protects the right to be free from hate activity based on age, ancestry, citizenship, creed (religion), color, disability, ethnic origin, family status, gender identity, level of literacy, marital status, place of origin, membership in a union or staff association, political affiliation, race, receipt of public assistance, sex, sexual orientation, or any other personal characteristic by or within the organization.

Organization Data

Summary

Organization name

Arga Nova Dance

other names

Beckles Dancing Company

Tax id (EIN)

75-2722413

Guidestar

Causes

Arts, Culture & Humanities

Operating Budget

Less than $100,000

Counties Served

Dallas, Tarrant

BIPOC Serving

Black or African American, Hispanic or Latinx

BIPOC Leadership

Both the Executive Director/CEO and Board Chair

Equity Statement

Equity Statement

Address

3630 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219

Phone

214-886-2321

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