Creative Outlet’s mission is to present and teach dance at a high level of excellence; aiming to make dance accessible to young people and adults through training and to perform a repertory which is socially relevant and culturally rich. It seeks to reach a local, national and international audience. CO is recognized as one of New York’s cultural treasures and is known for performing energetic and thought provoking dance. It perform locally, but also tours the country and the world. Through arts in education division, it nurtures young people’s academic achievement by developing discipline, self confidence and learning skills.