Mission of World Arts West
World Arts West is a regional presenting and artist service organization that supports Northern California artists and dance companies who sustain the world’s dance and music traditions. World Arts West supports over 450 dance companies that engage 20,000 artists, sustaining over 100 unique cultures from around the world. In the last four decades, World Arts West’s constituency has grown from a grassroots community of cultural artists to the largest world dance network in the United States.
Vision of World Arts West
World Arts West’s long-term vision is to build a sustainable future for the world dance community by being the national thought leader, presenter, advocate, and service provider for the largest world dance network in the United States. World Arts West aims to work with artists, organizations, and communities to increase cultural competence and understanding as a foundational base for social justice.