ENDURE Productions is a non-profit organization committed to using a faith-based approach to the performing arts to create career opportunities and increase access for underprivileged youth and adults in the Chicago metropolitan area. All ENDURE Productions programs offer participants access to professional performing arts training, job shadowing, and mentoring that develops their artistic skills and allow them to explore the possibility of pursuing careers as professional musicians, dancers, etc.
ENDURE Productions’ mission is to use the transformational power of music and dance to inspire audiences through high-quality dance and musical productions, and to train and empower underprivileged youth and adults in the Chicago metropolitan area to find careers in the performing arts. ENDURE targets primarily children between ages 12 and 18. However, ENDURE is interested in recruiting a diverse, inter-generational group of individuals to participate in programs, and reach out to everyone in the Chicago metropolitan area through its professional performing arts productions.
Founded in 2006 by, mega-mogul and the Chicago Bulls Luvabulls’ head choreographer, Kim Tyler, Endure Productions has taken the world by storm through its revolutionary productions and performances. Uniting Tyler’s strong faith with her love for the performing arts, Endure fuses the transformational power of music and dance to inspire and uplift the masses. Endure Productions is a life-changing experience featuring 150 dancers in a motivating, innovative, soul-searching movement of empowerment, love, laughter and hope. Endure has produced theatrical masterpieces through unique genres of dance ranging from hip-hop, modern jazz, ballet and tap.
Endure Productions has become a beacon of hope that has sparked an awakening of inspirational and Christian-based arts within the Chicago land area. Tyler’s theatrical movement has developed into a global powerhouse reaching across the United States with growing branches in Los Angeles and Atlanta.