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Felt Cute, Might Delete _ Photo by Kelly Kitazumi

Partners & Collaborators

ArcTangent Dance is committed to bringing the art of dance to our local community. We believe dance brings the community together and allows individuals to express themselves in ways that words cannot. Our dance company is proud to collaborate with people and organizations that share our passion.

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Local Color SJ

We are a proud Local Commons member with Local Color SJ, a woman-powered 501(c)(3) Arts Nonprofit building opportunities for creatives at the intersection of art and community development.

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School of Arts & culture at Mexican Heritage Plaza

ArcTangent Dance is excited to be a Community Engagement Partner with the School of Arts & Culture at Mexican Heritage Plaza! 

The School of Arts and Culture at MHP (SOAC) is an East San José vibrant cultural institution. Founded in 2011, SOAC activates a vital local asset – the Mexican Heritage Plaza; a 6-acre, $35M City facility with an expansive plaza and theatre. Annually, SOAC hosts over 100,000 people. Through their core programming, they catalyze creativity and empower the community. Holding and providing space for cultural expression in marginalized communities is critical. 


Through SOAC’s Community Engagement Program (CEP), East San José’s community culture is practiced, affirmed, and celebrated in a way that is not happening in mainstream America. This program uplifts our community’s heritage through authentic placemaking and relevant multicultural productions. Annually, the School works with over 60 partners to activate the Plaza. They work with local artists, multicultural institutions, and non-profits to provide relevant, multicultural programming for our diverse community.

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