High School Arts

Dime: Institute of Music Education

Detroit Institute of Music Education (DIME) is a music institute like no other - custom built for serious musicians who desire a long-term, professional career in modern music. The courses are designed to build strong musical foundations, which will lead to long and sustained careers in the music industry alongside gaining academic qualifications.

Heritage Works

Heritage School (HS) : Through dance, music, crafts and folklore, participating youth explore the traditions of different groups and consider the practices and traditions that shape their own lives as well. The goal is to promote youth development through cultural and academic enrichment, intercultural understanding and physical recreation.

Mentoring Through Media

Mentoring Through Media (MTM) is a uniquely designed leadership program that uses instruction in various media platforms to engage young inner-city males in the development of life-skills and college preparedness.

Motor City Rockerz

Motor City Rockerz are a dance crew from Southwest Detroit established in 2007. We are here with the intent to uplift our neighborhood and to teach youth about the postive impact hip hop and breaking can have on one's life. The crew as a whole works towards teaching and mentoring youth all around Detroit but our prime focus is Southwest. All of us are from different races,backgrounds, and creeds. We are here to correct the stereotype that all hip hop is negative and to rebuild its reputation of being a positive and creative outlet for any and all people.

We teach beak dancing, house, popping, choreography & many other styles.

Creative Movement Brazil - Learn Capoeira

Offering classes in Afro-Brazilian Folkloric dance, music and art. Capoeira combines dance, music, song, acrobatics and philosophy. The music tells the stories of the present & past and is an important part of creating the ambiance of the at. Capoeira is an amazing workout for people seeking to lose weight, tone up, improve body functions, flexibility and endurance.

The Music Production Lab

The Music Production Lab is currently providing a Youth summer program at YouthVille Detroit 5 days a week from 10:00 am till 12 noon. The program provides training a digital music production/beatmaking, DJ Techniques, and currently developing a Youth online Radio Station. Students enjoy the simplicity of clicking on different sound pads with a computer mouse to program their favorite beats. Youth are also provided with professional DJ software for easy and fun music mixing.