The River Performing and Visual Arts Center - Serving Individuals with Disabilities
Now Enrolling Spring 2015 Youth & Young Adult Programs!
Learn more about the River Performance Troupe!
The River, a program of TUTS Education, provides accessible, affordable fine arts education for individuals who have disabilities. Siblings are welcome to join programs for children ages 4-19.
Financial aid is available.
1475 West Gray, Houston, TX, 77019
The River Volunteer Opportunities
Saturday Mornings Ages 4-19 *
Weekly one-hour classes, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM during the school year.
Summer Camps (six weeks) Ages 4-19 *
One-week summer camp sessions, Monday through Friday from 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM.
Classes in the Community
Hospitals, schools and social service organizations receive classes in fine arts.
One Day Musical Theatre Workshops *
Ages 7-19- Held each semester at our Bagby offices.
Ages 18-35- Held Monthly at The River.
The River Performance Troupe
Students learn song and dance routines and perform at community events.
Feel a sense of accomplishment through helping others; services or credit hours are avaiable.
* A nurse is on staff for these River programs.
The History of The River Performing and Visual Arts Center
The River Testimonials and News Coverage
The River Performing and Visual Arts Center is partially funded by:
The Boeing Company
British American Foundation of Texas
The Brown Foundation, Inc.
The John Cooper School
Ernst & Young
The Fondren Foundation
George and Mary Josephine Hamman
The Hamill Foundation
Haynes and Boone, LL P
Houston Livestock and Rodeo™
The Junior League of Houston Inc.
Jack H. & William M. Light Charitable Trust
The MacDonald-Peterson Foundation
The Medallion Foundation
National Oilwell Varco
Robert Schwann-Anne Kriescher Foundation
The Simmons Foundation
Spindletop Charities, Inc.
Texas Commission on the Arts
The Vale-Asche Foundation