Tropical Image Inc. Programs & Services:
Weekend Program - As of now, Tropical Image Inc.'s G-KOTS project is a weekend program that operates out of our main Studio in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, NY
Community & Afterschool programs we have extended our program to the communities at various Parks Dept. Community Centers and After School Program in NYC’s Public Schools. We plan to expand to an After School Program based out of our Main studio.
Educational Support Services to all our participants is provided on a one on one basis. Individual study guides are also created to reinforce, review and maintain a clear understanding of the material.
Professional Development workshops provide guidance and give our youth the drive to aspire and reach for a career that will allow them to love their line of work, use their creativity and talent hence giving them a much happier future as adults.
We back this support by hosting a Summer Youth Employment Program, giving them the opportunity to intern at our studio and providing letters of recommendation and/or connecting them with jobs opportunities, referrals and trainings in their field of interest
Character & Leadership Development workshops teach image shifting, professionalism self-respect, time management, budgeting, common courtesy, Public speaking and much more.
In the Arts, Performing Arts (Music, Dance, Vocal, Modeling, etc.), Our participants have been highlighted and featured in some of the most prestigious performing arts venues and events throughout the Latin/Mambo community in both the USA, and Abroad.
Visual Arts (Drawing/ photography, etc.); to support our young artists, we have partnered with designers that allow our students to express their Visual talents and promote them as well.
Annual Fundraiser - Tropical Image Inc. does NOT receive funding for grants from the Government or City; The Organization is funded through private donations, the Founder and the Educational Directors of the program. We offer all our services to the Young people in our community FREE or at LOW COST. To help offset the cost of space, costumes, etc., we host an annual fundraiser “THE BROOKLYN SALSA CONGRESS & DANCE FESTIVAL”.
PERFORMANCE TEAMS: We have a several Performance teams based on levels and expertise, which allow our participants the opportunity to train on a higher scale and continue their dance/ performance dreams.
"It is never too late to pursue your dreams."