This non-profit organization, Korean American Youth Performing Artists (KAYPA), started on 2010 and have been involved in many performances such as the Parade in Hollywood Christmas, Disneyland, LA County Holiday Celebration, the invitational performance at the Korean War Armistice at Lincoln Memorial and the Capitol in Washington DC. They are working to promote the beauty of Korean culture of excellence in the Korean-American community. In addition, through a variety of volunteer activities, they pursue positive teamwork and leadership.  

2021 Marching Band and Pageantry


Maker Empire

Maker Empire is an elite dance empire of multiple professional dance companies, created from the devious and creative mind of director and founder, Beau Fournier.

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Gevorkian Dance Academy

In 2006, the dance academy proudly celebrated its 10 year anniversary at the famous Kodak Theatre. Later in 2010 they celebrated their 15th anniversary at the world

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Thunder Squad Drumline and Dance Team

Thunder Squad Drumline

In 2011, CEO and Executive Director Tyra Hawthorne created the Thunder Squad Drumline. This program went on to become the larger Heartbeat Music & Performing

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