Founder / CEO & President

DeMarco Howard founded  YÜTH United Through HeARTZ with the vision and drive to promote creativity and a healthy lifestyle within our youth. With a passion for bringing out the best in the kids he works with, strongly believing that not everyone is the same but should all be given the same chance. 

DeMarco started this mission in 2016, opening The ARTZ. An inclusive circus school in Houston providing classes and scholarship for local youth. Since then, The ARTZ has grown from 1,500 sq. ft. and 24 students to almost 5,000 sq. ft. and over 1,000 students served through his programs. 


Executive Director

Discovering her passion for Social Circus in 2012, Lindsay has been working every facet of the Performing Arts world since. After training and performing herself, she went through extensive training to become a certified rigger focusing on Aerial and Theatrical setups and safety.

Directing and Producing led Lindsay to manage large scale multi-platform events and really hone her skills in public relations and community building through countless meetings and fundraisers.

Teaching a wide range of students in Aerial and Circus Arts, Lindsay found a real passion for artist development and management, leading her further into coaching youth at premier fitness and professional training studios across the U.S and Europe.

Lindsay hopes to create dialogue and advancement through performing arts; creating community focused centers and scholarship programs to provide hope and healing for at risk youth and families. 



Director of Communications & Programs

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