Non-Profit Support for the Arts

Muse Performing Arts, Inc., is a 501c3 non-profit organization with the mission statement "to aid in the pursuit of further performing arts education in Central Oregon". This organization has helped to secure workshops, new instructional opportunities, and scholarships for central oregon students for the past 3 years. If you would like to get involved as a sponsor, volunteer, or apply to be on the board of directors, then contact to start the conversation!

Who does MPA support?

Terpsichorean Performing Company Booster Club - The TDS Performing Company is a group of dancers ages 11-18 that are dedicated to the art of dance. They regularly attend workshops and masterclasses around the Bend area as well as traveling to other cities in the pursuit of dance education. This group participates in as many local performance as possible each year in an effort to bring the dances and technique they learn to the Central Oregon audience. Their goal is to spread the joy of dance with all they have the privilege of performing for!

Carolyn K. Brant Scholarship - The CKB Scholarship is named in honor of the founder of the Terpsichorean Dance Studio herself. For over 40 years Carolyn K. Brant dedicated hours after school and well into the evening to help young dancers, and adults alike, to follow their dreams of dancing like a pro! This scholarship fund was established in her honor shortly after her retirement in 2014. Scholarships are granted to students to attend classes at the studio that is her legacy, the Terpsichorean Dance Studio. Student scholarships are awarded each Fall in October and Winter in February. Applications are accepted 2 months prior to each award season.


Central Oregon Dance Education Fund -  This fund was established for the specific purpose of supplimenting the expenses associated with bringing workshops, masterclasses, and teacher trainings to Central Oregon! All events sponsored by this fund are open to the community to attend. 

Muse of the People Performance Fund - The Muse of the People fund is used to create and sustain performances for the Central Oregon community. These performances can include live public events, festival presentations, and even video and film projects that are shared freely with the community!

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1601 NW Newport Ave.

Bend, OR 97702

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