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Origination Cultural Arts Center

Arts and Entertainment / Art Galleries

3708 Washington Street,
Jamaica Plain, MA 02119

(617) 522-3900

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Founded in 1994 by Artistic Director Shaumba-Yandje Dibinga, OrigiNation, Incorporated is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that produces innovative and dynamic performing arts programs which motivate, challenge, and inspire youth to be the best they can be. We offer quality dance, theater arts, and African history education. 

Ever year we serve close to 300 young people  through our on-site programs and an addtional 4,500 youth through our off-site programs.  We provide youth of all levels with training in multiple dance forms, public speaking, and martial arts.