Arts Fifth Avenue

A nonprofit organization

$18,383 raised by 127 donors

74% complete

$25,000 Goal

A5A maintains a full 12-month calendar of events. In 2021 we hosted or produced a total of 51 events including small theatrical productions, dance performances, concerts & recitals, and more. This includes A5A's annual celebrations of National Tap Dance Day, our 3-night Django Reinhardt Festival (the only annual festival in the Southwest), Shakespeare in the Park(ing lot), A Jazzy Christmas, A Jazzy Valentine, annual Murder Mystery dinner theater fundraisers, 1st Saturday, celebration of Frank Sinatra Birthday, Free tap classes, annual tribute to Dallas musician James Clay, in addition to performances by local musicians, staged readings and productions by local independent theatre groups (both non & for-profit), master classes with national artists, artist exhibits, vocal and violin recitals, burlesque revues, and showcases for the works of the students in our home school programs.

This is all in addition to our regular schedule of weekly classes (30) offered September through May and our summer programming Our programming remains consistent but also flexible so we can provide affordable space for local, regional, state and national visual & performing artists, dancers/choreographers, musicians and composers to perform.

Our Needs

EQUIPMENT: We are in need of new or gently used refrigerator and chest-type freezer, beverages for performances. Our existing lighting and sound equipment systems are outdated and need upgrades or replacement. . Security camera for outside. Covering for outside stage. Floor replacement on outside stage.  STAFF:  A5A needs a dedicated Director of Development and also a Facility  Manager.


ARTS on TAP, Inc., dba) Arts Fifth Avenue (A5A) is an alternative arts organization and was incorporated and received its 501(C)3 designation in 1992. Our Mission is to provide a forum of expression for dancers, choreographers, musicians, composers, and visual and performing artists; and to stimulate, develop and preserve interest in tap dance and jazz music and to educate the public, particularly youth, about these uniquely American art forms.


EQUIPMENT: Existing lighting and sound equipment systems are outdated and need upgrades or replacement. Security camera for outside. Covering for outside stage. General art and office supplies.

STAFF: A5A needs a Facility/Events Manager and a dedicated Director of Development.

Equity Statement

We strive to share the joy of all art forms to all individuals regardless of race, sexual orientation/gender identity, or economic status

Organization Data


Organization name

Arts Fifth Avenue

Tax id (EIN)




Arts, Culture & Humanities

Operating Budget

$100,000 - $249,999

Counties Served


Equity Statement

Equity Statement


1628 5th Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76104