Weaving a fabric of arts
About Leela Foundation
To explore the truth and beauty in all art forms and celebrate their unity of spirit.
To link the community and the arts through performance, education, and outreach.
To create a space where artistic expression through dance, music, visual arts, and the written word is celebrated.
To educate, enthrall, and enliven.
Our DEI Statement
We envision an artistic landscape that is diverse, equitable and inclusive for all who enjoy the arts, regardless of ethnicity, race, gender, age, ability, sexual orientation, geography or religion.
We recognize that diversity builds a more beautiful world and we strive to foster this principle.
A philosophy of collaborative creativity is at the center of this vision.
We acknowledge and draw on the power of art to act as a vehicle for personal transformation and social justice.
We welcome all arts, artists and art supporters!
Growing Leela Dance Company from a semi-professional company to a professional company. To create high-quality work of arts, rooted in tradition while highlighting social issues across cultures. Host artistic residencies to develop new works. Create an
environment where dance and allied arts co-exist.
Announcing - Scholarships Available!
As part of the Leela Foundation’s commitment to expanding opportunities for our community, we feel privileged to introduce a need-based scholarship program, supported by the NC Arts Council and designed to make dance programming offered at the Leela Foundation accessible to adults facing financial barriers.
- Sun, Oct 15VirtualOct 15, 2023, 9:00 AM – Apr 14, 2024, 2:00 AMVirtual
In this time of war, we stand with the people of Ukraine and encourage you to donate to help them. Please consider a donation to International Medical Corps. Please specify that your donation goes to help those in the war in Ukraine.