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The Pop-up Project

The Pop-up Project is a non-profit education organization that's currently serving over 500 kids with dance classes every week!

Our vision is to create a vibrant, diverse, and sustainable performing arts economy. One that is authentic to and engaged with our community.

Meet the Team

We are a small and passionate team ready to make a difference.

Our Board of Directors 2024

Harolda Bryson


Office of the City Attorney. Expertise in legal. Influence with: Government, Public/Community Relations.


Chloe Morrison



Marketing and Communication at Launch TN. Expertise in Marketing, Communication, Media, Community Outreach. Influence with: Arts, Film/Media.

Maria E.Vives-Rodriguez

Member at Large

PhD - Early Intervention Evaluator at Signal Centers. Expertise in Early Childhood Education, Integrated Curriculum Development, Movement Education. Influence with: Education, Equity, and Diversity.

Betsy Caldwell Cake

Member at Large


Community Volunteer. Expertise in education and Spanish. Influence with: Community engagement, educational programming, and translation.

Woodson Carpenter

Member at Large


The Community Foundation Expertise in community development, artistic placemaking, music, non-profit management, and resource development.

Lya Kimbrough

Member at Large

Entrepreneur Center: Urban League. Expertise in events, finance, start-ups. Public/Community Relations, Artists, Planning/Organizing. Influence with: Arts, Business, Media, Government.

Jules Downum

Member at Large

Help Support Our Mission

Consider a tax deductible donation of any amount to help further and develop our mission in the Chattanooga area.


3214 Brainerd Road

Chattanooga, TN 37411

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