Wanda-Lee Evans, Artist, Actor, Singer, Dancer, Teacher, Director, Producer and Writer. She is the Executive and Artistic Director of Kittsville Youth Foundation Dance and Cultural Arts Program. Her creative mentorships, training and collaborations include: Ella M. Evans (mother), Eartha Kitt, Claude Thompson, Gene Marianaccio, Donald McKayle, UCLA, Gloria Newman, and Gordon Hunt. Her work goes on to include that with Roxanne Rogers, O-Ian Jones, Michael Kearns, Bill Duke, Lester Wilson, Michele Simmons, Michael Peters, Lena Horne, Cliff Roquemore, Margarita Galvan, Virginia Capers, Eve Ensler, Geoffrey Holder, John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Kim Bassinger, Sandra Bullock, James Avery, Brendan Blethyn, Terence Howard, Blair Underwood, Meg Ryan, Omar Epps, Tarji P Henson, John Lithgow, as well as, appearances in numerous National commercials and 30 plus years as Dance Instructor at East Los Angeles College. And YES! Wanda-Lee's relationship with Eartha and Kittsville started with her as a teenage dance student, then instructor and eventually becoming the Director of the organization for the past 23 years.
Kittsville Youth Foundation Dance & Cultural Arts Program is fiscally sponsored by ART ACTIVE, INC. , a 501 (c) (3) organization incorporated by the State of California.