Global Dance & Atlanta S.E.E.Ds Inc®

Supporting Performing Arts in Greater Atlanta

Home of Atlanta Seeds, Inc. Federal 501(c)3 EIN: 38-394-2855

Atlanta S.E.E.Ds Inc.®

Past Winners

2020 - Lilly Chancey
2019 - Isabelle Chancey
2018 - Roshni Bajwa
2017 - Zoya Bajwa
2016 - Serena Ellingsworth

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What is the process:

  • We host fundraisers that raise money for these students.
  • Students are invited to audition and interview for acceptance into the program that last for 1 academic school year
  • Students are invited to audition and interview for acceptance into the program that last for 1 academic school year.
  • Life-skills and Leadership Development will be a weekly curriculum item.
  • Students receive world-class performance and leadership opportunities that will help in assisting them with college readiness and scholarship opportunities.
  • A full presentation is delivered at the end of the school year, where the next participants are chosen.
  • Performing Arts Mentoring

    Performing Arts  Mentoring

    Our Philosophy

    We create scholarship opportunities for girls and boys to be able to participate in Performing Arts that promotes self-discovery and self-actualization. We provide mentorship and coaching at a very high level and prepare students for independence.

    The Mission

    Mentor young students in order to create healthy and strong individuals who are socially and fiscally responsible to themselves and their community. This is accomplished through the vehicle of performing arts classes, one-on-one mentoring, journal writing and presentations.

    Goals For each student:

    To find their own voice and be able to listen to it.

    To have better self-esteem and confidence.

    To be able to plan and achieve goals, generate choices, create options, resources and support.

    To be ready to face financial independence.

    To have respect, appreciation and be able to care for their own body.

    To respect, appreciate and be able to care for others in the community. 

    To respect and appreciate diversity and culture.

    Eligibility

    • Girls Pre-K to 10th grade are eligible
    • 20 girls accepted from surrounding elementary, middle and high schools

    Pre-requisites

    • A/B student
    • Self-directed and disciplined learner
    • Have to be enrolled in a min of 6 performing arts classes per week.

    Life-Skills/Leadership Development Lessons (Age appropriate): - not exhaustive

    • Sewing and Knitting
    • Life Skills
    • How to study
    • How to speak in public
    • How to make conversation
    • How to handle conflict
    • Self-Reflection
    • Personality/Interpersonal Strengths

    Performing Arts Lessons

    • Ballet/Pointe/Contemporary
    • World Dance
    • Hip-Hop
    • Acting
    • Voice and Musicality
    • Piano
    • Tap