THE ARTIST DEVELOPMENT CENTER
WHERE STAR POWER IS CULTIVATED!
The Artist Development Center (The ADC) focuses on cultivating talent, intellect, and business acumen. We feel these areas are essential for the foundation of any successful performing arts/entertainment career. Come learn from our instructors, noteworthy local talent, celebrity recording artists, infleuncers, and more!
To get started, email your Artist Biography and (2) samples of your artist material/content to:
If you are selected, you will receive a personalized email reply instructing you on the membership on-boarding process.
OUR NETWORK IS DEVOTED TO ARTIST DEVELOPMENT
Before winning The 2020 America's Got Talent Competition, Stockton-born award-winning poet; Brandon Leake was an innovative teacher and artist developer working with school districts and organizations (like The Local Express Tour) to empower youth and adults with the power of poetry. He is seen in this picture on the far left with The Local Express Tour director; Brandie "DJ APEX" Owusu-Spencer (in the middle) and High School Teacher, Community Advocate, and Doctoral Candidate; Renaldo Rucker, M.Ed on the far right.
Ariston "B-BOY REMIND" Ripoyla is arguably the world's most legendary breakdancer. An artist, philosopher, and master of movement -- he effortlessly fuses varying styles and inspirations into his dance to create a distinctively free flowing movement. With a strong desire to give back to his hometown of Stockton -- B-Boy Remind has recently began working with The Local Express Tour to expand his unique, Stockton-based dance projects. He is seen in this picture on the right with Brandie "DJ APEX" Owusu-Spencer on the left.
An educational platform created by legendary West Coast Female Hip Hop Recording Artist; Suga-T Stevens -- The Sprinkle Me Learning Academy (SMLA) is a school dedicated to educating those who have the ambition to make consistent growth and development in their professional and/or personal lives. The SMLA is an online learning, training, coaching, mentoring, and skills development platform launched in 2015.
The Local Express Tour is excited to be working with The SMLA and is scheduled to begin collaborative programming in Fall 2021.