WELCOME TO RISING STARS ACADEMY
At Rising Stars Academy of Dance & Performing Arts, we are united by our passion for the arts and desire to see our students excel, gain confidence, and grow into successful and thriving leaders.
Whether you are a potential new student interested in performing arts, a parent searching for unique afterschool or summer opportunities, or a community leader who is interested in our Mobile Arts outreach program, Rising Stars Academy is here to enrich, inspire and transform the lives of those in our community.
DENISEA WOODARD PATTERSON
Denisea Woodard Patterson is the Founder and Artistic Director of Rising Stars Academy of Dance & Performing Arts.
Known as "Ms. D" to her beloved students, Denisea started her dance journey at the age of 8 at Ms. Graham’s Dance Academy studying Jazz, Modern, and Tap until she became a dance captain for the Thurgood Marshall Mystics.LEARN MORE
Rising Stars Academy introduces Houston-area youth (ages 3 and up) to wide range of classes within the performing arts landscape. Under the leadership and direction of Denisea Woodard, RSA is dedicated to helping every child reach their highest potential.View Our Classes
The mission of RSA is to provide quality arts education, adult mentorship, and valuable experiences. Thanks to our Board and generous donors, Rising Stars Academy students can take dance, theater, music, and art classes—becoming well-rounded performers and confident leaders.Become a Donor
At Rising Stars Academy, we engage and nurture our dedicated students and present them with a host of unique opportunities. Students enjoy performing in competitions, at local events and half-time shows, in full-length theatre productions, and so much more.Register Now