T.U.P.A.C.

T.U.P.A.C.

Tacoma Urban Performing Arts Center
Kabby Mitchell III, Founder

Tacoma Urban Performing Arts Center
Kabby Mitchell III, Founder

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Kabby Mitchell III, Founder

  The Tacoma Urban Performing Arts Center, T.U.P.A.C. Family would like to remember our founder, Kabby Mitchell III: A trailblazing, barrier breaking, teaching, mentoring, Brave Hearted, Soul Brother Number 1, perpetually 29 year old for 34 years running, world renowned ballet dancing, room brightening, well educated, forever joyful, constantly joking, kind and gentle hearted, bold, didn’t give-a-damn ‘bout what you thought of him, did it his way, party hearty, world traveling, star amongst stars, crazy, cool, “Right On” saying, activist, philanthropist, generous, “know” he’s bad, God fearing, one of a kind, brother, son, uncle, cousin, friend to many, life touching, free spirit of a man.  We will honor you and your vision to make a positive change in the lives the lives of the underserved children of Tacoma Washington. Your legacy will live on through all those you’ve touched, and will continue to live on to influence the direction of T.U.P.A.C. Your smile and infectious personality will live on through all of our memories. Heaven was ready for you to come on home. Rest in Paradise, Young Man. You will be missed, Kabby Mitchell III. Please send all well wishes, cards and condolences to: the Corbert Family PO Box 1206, Chambersberg PA 17201 Kabby’s life will be celebrated with a memorial 2:00 PM July 9th, 2017 at the Paramount Theatre Seattle WA.     

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Kabby Mitchell III & Patricia Corbert, his sister

Kabby loved his sister!

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Training & Education

Tacoma Urban Performing Arts Center (T.U.P.A.C.) will provide the opportunity for young dancers in the Underserved Tacoma Community, ages 6-18 years old, to actively grow in a nurturing and professional dance school environment. The outstanding T.U.P.A.C. faculty members will provide exceptional instruction in Ballet Technique, Contemporary: (Graham & Horton), West African, Jazz, Hip Hop, Step and Choreography, while being sensitive to the developmental needs of young dancers. 

Ballet & Contemporary terminology, etiquette, nutrition, Pilates, dance history, boys'/men's' classes as well as Master Classes taught by Seasoned Active & Retired Professional Dancers and other professionals, will be a major emphasis of the T.U.P.A.C. young dancers program. T.U.P.A.C. students will have the ability and versatility to adapt to many techniques of dance beyond just being stylistic, thus being prepared to  study dance in most professional schools and to dance professionally.

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Summer Session 2017

Join us for our Community Open House on Saturday July 8th, 2017 between 11:00 A.M. & 4:00 P.M. to tour our facilities and welcome our dancers to their new home! 

Summer Session July 10th - August 25th

MONDAY - FRIDAY

Students are to attend classes Monday - Friday, so we may create dancers who are prepared to attend any dance school and be more than  proficient in various dance disciplines.

Ages 6-12    11:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Ages 12-18   1:15 P.M. - 3:15 P.M.

Hip Hop

Pilates/Creative Movement

Ballet/Liturgical

 West African

 Creative Choreography 

There will be a Final Summer Performance showcasing the T.U.P.A.C. Students Summer work. 

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Tuition

$280.00 for Entire Summer Session

$150.00 Due at Registration prior to 1st Class, Monday July 10th, 2017

$130.00 Due by Friday August 11th, 2017

Financial Assistance Available 

Send email for Registration & Enrollment Forms to: contact@tacomaupac.org


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We live to create a learning environment that embraces the Multicultural & Ethnic Diversity of the Underserved Greater Tacoma Community!

Tacoma Urban Performing Arts Center

733 Commerce Street 3rd Floor, Tacoma, WA 98402, USA

(360) 453-7790 & email contact@tacomaupac.org

Summer Hours

Monday - Friday

10:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.