“By creating an atmosphere of mutual respect and creative freedom, the Teaching Artists taught these 5th graders more about bullying than any curriculum I have ever used.”

Deb Ambrose, Joslin Elementary, 5th Grade Teacher



Each year, Creative Action serves more than 20,000 youth in six area school districts, housing developments, private schools, and juvenile justice centers. Creative Action’s In the Classroom, After School and Teen Programs serve youth from Pre-K-12th grade. Offered daily at the Center for Creative Action, additional programs showcase our unique blend of arts education for social change.

As the largest provider of creative learning programs in the Central Texas area, Creative Action uses the arts to activate the academic, social, and emotional development of young people. Through interactive classroom performances, after school residencies and community based programs, Creative Action’s team of professional teaching artists inspire youth to be creative artists, courageous allies, critical thinkers, and confident leaders in their community.