BEAUTY FOR ASHES CONTEMPORARY SCHOOL OF DANCE facilitates artistic collaborations, including but not limited to performances, workshops, seminars and community projects, thereby fostering grassroots involvement and increasing a general awareness of the performing arts in the Hampton Roads region and beyond. Through these efforts, new channels of creative dialog between dynamic cultural expressions including, but not limited to, dance, music, poetry, visual arts, and performance media, are established while existing avenues of creative dialog and cooperation can be broadened.