1450 Allerton Avenue
Bronx, NY 10469-5626
Phone 718-231-9166
© The Paige Fraser Foundation

"Bent But Not Broken"

Performing Arts & Wellness

TPFF is a 501(c)(3) is a community-based non-profit organization that builds on a lifetime commitment to improving the health and well-being of our local communities and beyond. Based on the simple belief that with access, opportunity, and support, everyone can participate in activities to encourage positive change for personal and collective improvement.


Our Mission

TPFF’s mission is to support local communities, including, but not limited to, student populations, young and emerging artists, at-risk youth, and adult populations with or without physical and behavioral health challenges. We provide access to resources for cultural enrichment and promotion of health and wellness through programs, workshops and financial support to members of those communities and contribute to both their progress and success as well as the progress and success of those communities as a whole.


Our Vision

Establishing a Performing Arts & Wellness Center in the Northeast Bronx


Our Values

 Respect, Integrity, Ethics, Stewardship, Commitment to diversity

  • Dance, Music, Theater, Visual Arts and Wellness

    Dance, Music, Theater, Visual Arts,
    Folk & Traditional Arts and Wellness

News & Updates

Dance Strong started Wednesday, May 17, 2023 at 5:15 p.m. at Mind-Builders Creative Arts Center. It runs on Wednesdays until June 21st. The program is free and includes adaptive yoga, breathwork, movement and creative expression. It's fun too!

Cohort 1: May 17 to 31 - Ages 8-12

Cohort 2: June 7 to 21- Ages 13-17

Please use this link to register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/611135100537

TPFF offered Tai Chi Chuan demonstration and class to 20 students at the Harlem School of the Arts (HSA). The program, a collaboration between TPFF and the New York College of Health Professions, was taught by Joseph Cheung, Master, Tai Chi Chuan. The class included discussion of Tai Chi, its evolution, and practice as well a demonstration of the “Short Form.”  Students learned about and practiced breathing techniques, postures, movements, and the benefits of studying Tai Chi Chuan.  Tai Chi Chuan is a part of the TPFF Wellness program, watch for more news about this program.

On Saturday, April 29th, we offered a “First Look” event for our new visual arts program, Explorasaurus: The Dino Tourist, at Mind-Builders Creative Arts Center. Michael Tudor, TPFF Program Director, Visual Arts and David Akey, Graphic Artist. In the interactive session, they shared drafts of their illustrations and poems for emerging childrens’ book. The program aims to activate interest and participation in the visual arts and is supported through a NYSCA grant. Watch for upcoming community events and become a Explorasaurus Dino Tourist!

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