Sergio Antonio Garcia has been a working performing artist in the Dallas theatre scene since 2001. As a working artists, he has used his performance experience and educational background as a Master Teaching Artist to provide performance based arts education to youth in neighborhoods and communities where arts education is not easily accessible or available. Through that early work as Master Teaching Artists, he began to understand the importance and need to provide opportunities and experiences of value through creative learning. Sergio is now continuing that work on a larger scale through the community efforts provided by Big Thought and Dallas City of Learning. By combining his passions for activism, diversity, equality, the arts and education, he helping to lessen the opportunity gap in communities of color and diversity as Big Thought’s Dallas City of Learning Program Specialist.