our mission

Something Positive, Inc. is a not-for-profit, arts and education organization dedicated to the art and culture of the African Diaspora and its cross-cultural influences through performance and education. Utilizing a unique blend of poetry, storytelling, theater, music and dance, Something Positive specializes in multi-media performance art presentations.

Founded by Cheryl Byron, the ensemble of dancers, singers, and musicians, has been performing for over three decades a repertoire of original material at venues such as the American Museum of Natural History, Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning, Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Lincoln Center, African Burial Ground National Monument, The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Brooklyn Academy of Music and Aaron Davis Hall.

The company collaborates with several organizations including the Caribbean Cultural Center, Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC) and the West Indian American Day Carnival Association (WIADCA). Something Positive believes that “culture is our finest resource” and we have been continuously praised for “successfully incorporating culture and education with entertainment.”