Take It From The Top

All donations and money raised supports our school outreach, summer and scholarship programs. Your contribution is tax deductible.

Our tax ID number is 35-2505327
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Take It From The Top
320 West 55th St. #2D
New York NY 10019

TAKE IT FROM THE TOP IS A NATIONAL ARTS ALLIANCE DEDICATED TO PROVIDING QUALITY EDUCATION ENRICHMENT THROUGH MUSIC, DANCE AND THEATRE TO STUDENTS AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS NATIONWIDE.OUR PRIMARY GOAL IS TO SERVE AS A CATALYST FOR CREATIVITY FOR ASPIRING ARTISTS THROUGH PROFESSIONAL MENTORING, WORKSHOPS, AND STRUCTURED PROGRAMS THAT WILL INSPIRE CONFIDENCE AND PROVIDE STUDENTS A PATHWAY TO ATTAIN THEIR HIGHEST POTENTIAL.

BWW Interview: Paul Canaan
(about Take It From the Top!)

  • Generate quality programming through leveraged grant making to Alliance members with measurable outcomes
  • Promote the Quality Arts Certification program based on our Standards of Excellence

Gary Mark Wright Board Chair

Nationally recognized corporate and entreprenuerial leader

Key Offerings

  • Raise awareness of the value and benefits of the arts in all sectors of society
  • Motivate and Incentivize quality arts education through our Institute and Master Classes

Paul Canaan - Director

Kinky Boots Star and Broadway Veteran Perfomer

Meet Our Founders

standards of excellence based programming

PAUL CANAAN INSPIRES STUDENTS NATIONWIDE

 

We believe that anyone, anywhere, should have access to quality arts programming and training in music, dance and theatre. Through Alliance partners and funded organizations nationwide, Take it from the Top provides the opportunity for young people to experience the arts,,,not only for personal achievement but also professional career development.

We understand the importance of being an inspiration to those we serve.  Using our Standards of Excellence, we make grants, conduct Master Classes and care deeply about those students engaged in our classes nationwide.

Our approach is to encourage, inspire and motivate others around the highest standards of theatre arts and Broadway performance. Our goal is to partner with, fund and empower all young artists to reach new heights of achievement.

We hold ourselves accoutable for not just activities...but also results.  We are driven by a commitment to make a measurable difference in individuals, families and communities.

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