Artistic Goals:

To establish quality performing arts outreach programs in Washington’s communities by working with the best teachers, curators and artist in the Northwest and through drama programs that offer…main-Stage performances, showcases, community events and art Services. 

ROTA is designed to meet the basic needs of “our youth” through the arts!

ROTA goes where youth are:

• Public & Private Institutions 

• Youth Organizations 

• Local Churches 

• Community Centers 

• Seattle Public Schools 

To implement performing arts programs in institutions, youth outreach centers, organizations and churches. These programs are set up the through the following activities. 

• After School Programs 

• Summer Camps 

• Workshops/seminars 

• Community Events  

ROTA is exposing youth to a world of unlimited opportunities by teaching the fundamentals of the arts and showcasing their talents and abilities through quality main-stage performances. 

ROTA will maintain the rich culture of Seattle’s art community by tapping into the school system, offering quality performing arts outreach programs in Seattle Public institutions, and giving opportunity to those who would normally not have the opportunity to experience quality theatre. 

ROTA has partnered with the following theatres…

• Seattle Art Museum 

• Langston Hughes 

• Rainier Beach Performing Arts Center 

ROTA has partnered with the following organizations…. 

• Union Gospel Mission 

• New Horizon 

• Garfield Community Center 

• Tabernacle of Praise Church 

• South Lake High School 

• Woodinville Dance Academy 

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 of 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.”