About: The Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation Center for the Arts & Culture – Youth Arts Academy is funded in part by: the Bay & Paul Foundation, The Harkness Foundation for Dance, Mertz Gilmore Foundation, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, New York State Council on the Arts, The Pinkerton Foundation, Ronald McDonald House Charities and Dove LLC.
About: Colby Christina - COLBY CHRISTINA is a Professional, Dancer, Actress and Singer. Since the age of TWO she has trained at the Restoration Youth Arts Academy in the disciplines of Ballet, Modern Dance, African, Liturgical Dance (Praise), Hip Hop, Horton, Tap, Dance, Drama and Vocal. She now serves as a Teacher's Assistant at the Youth Arts Academy for the 3 and 4 year old Creative Movement classes.
She remains one of the youngest students to ever perform center stage at Dance Africa and is now a Member of the Restoration Youth Arts Ensemble. Due to her voluminous performance engagements where she receives rave reviews she also now serves as the Ambassador for the Restoration Corporation’
She is also a phenomenal actress who loves the art and discipline of acting. She is academically astute and attends a Private Independent School and is on her way to a prestigious Private Independent High School. She also serves and volunteers in her community with many organizations. Colby Christina has already completed the necessary steps with the State of New York to start her own dance company that will be launching in the near future and we must acknowledge that she is only 12 years old !!!