The Center provides individualized support to the youth working to build self-esteem and empowering them to achieve their highest potential. This is accomplished through individual counseling, practical training and the Mentoring Program. The Life Skills Center serves as a link to the community by utilizing volunteers from all sectors of the city.
The studio of dance incorporates music and movement so that students learn form and technique blended with cultural style and expressions. Instruction includes movement analysis, dance composition and improvisation.
The Studio of Dance instructs in Classical , Modern, Afro and Euro-Centric, Caribbean and Latin American, Step and Jazz dance forms. Students from this studio have developed a reputation of excellence. They are frequently invited to perform at many local and regional events and in 2008 opened up for Grammy nominated and Dove and Stellar award winning gospel artist Tye Tribbett at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach.
The Music Studio is two-fold in purpose. One aspect is the Multimedia Studio and the Recording Studio. These are dedicated to the editing and processing of audio and video/television productions and the arrangement of musical projects; the second aspect is providing instruction in the areas of Voice, Wind Instruments, percussion, Keyboard, Electronics, and Audio/Video Engineering.
“SBI Performance Troupe”, otherwise known as “SBI” is the “face” of our organization which many of our younger students strive to be a part of. In order to be selected to this elite performance troupe students know that there are strict requirements. Once they become a part of “SBI” they continue their Street Beat experience with passion and life skills are learned, academics are pushed, gifts and talents are fine tuned and they understand their purpose!