MEET THE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Debra Kendrick is the founder and director of Restoration of the Arts. Debra is a native of Seattle, Washington, and has served youth for over 20 yrs. She has combined her love for youth and passion for the arts to make a difference in the lives of youth. “I believe the arts play a significant role in the lives of our youth today. It is an effective way of reaching, touching, and empowering their lives.”
“I am determined to reach generations through the power of the arts.”
"WHY" ~ Debra Kendrick
Restoration of the Arts (ROTA) is a value-based non-profit organization that serves Washington communities with a focus on youth through art-based programming. ROTA presents relevant theatrical productions and, provides workshops and afterschool programs to middle and high school students.
To serve all people through the power of the arts with theatrical experiences that are relevant and current presentations with topics that challenge humanity. To transform the lives of youth with empowering theatrical productions and programs.
Our mission is to empower youth with the requisite skills through the discipline of the arts.
The Renaissance Gala
Sept. 10, 2022, at 7pm - 9pm
Columbia City Art Gallery
The Night Before Christmas
December 17, 2022, at 3pm and 6:30pm
Langston Hughes Cultural Art Center