about making it

MAKING IT is The Yard’s dance-making curriculum and creativity initiative with programs for all ages across the island in various locations. MAKING IT is a model that uses dance as an outlet to connect curricular themes, build collaborations, spark creativity, and support critical thinking.  

 
 

KidsDoDance!
In Schools

Classes and workshops with Yard staff and guest artists at Charter Schools and Public Schools island-wide

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MAKING IT
In Senior Centers

Weekly all ages, all abilities movement classes at the Tisbury Senior Center and Windemere Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

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KidsDoDance!
Summer Program

Weeklong dance creation workshops at The Yard for 6 to 11-year-olds in June-August

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MAKING IT
Adult Classes

Workshops and classes for adults of all levels and experience

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KidsDoDance!
At the YMCA

Creative movement classes for 3 to 5-year-olds

Meet The Team

Learn more about MAKING IT staff and guest artists

 
 

MAKING IT is The Yard’s dance-making curriculum and creativity initiative with programs for all ages across the island in various locations. MAKING IT is a model that uses dance as an outlet to connect curricular themes, build collaborations, spark creativity, and support critical thinking. The Yard is committed to the success of MAKING IT and has pledged to absorb 100% of the program's cost. MAKING IT is currently supported by The Doris Duke Charitable Fund, Barr Foundation, The Tower Family Fund, Permanent Endowment of Martha's Vineyard, and The Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank.