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Daniel Soto
President & Artistic Director

Daniel Soto is the foundation's esteemed Artistic Director and President of the Board of Directors. He garnered significant acclaim as a performer and dance captain in the original cast of "FELA! on Broadway." With a distinguished dancing career spanning over 15 years on Broadway, Daniel has been involved in numerous acclaimed productions.

His dedication extends beyond the stage; he is passionately committed to education, artistic integrity, and producing works that enrich both culture and community. Daniel is a fervent advocate for exposing scholar dancers to artistic opportunities and affirming their talents. Through his efforts, he has created numerous platforms for young talent to be seen and heard.

Daniel's influence reaches several prominent organizations, including the Seattle Theater Group (Dance This), Brooklyn Academy of Music (Dance Africa), and Hola (Teatro Sea). These institutions are integral to his mission of youth enrichment through the arts.

As the lead Dance Teacher for Kipp DC, Daniel has developed and produced programs catering to a diverse range of students, from those in Southeast DC to attendees of specialized art schools and intensive artistic programs throughout the DMV area. His work continues to inspire and uplift the next generation of dancers and artists in many schools throughout the DMV.

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