Angela’s Pulse


Angela’s Pulse creates and produces collaborative performance work dedicated to building community and illuminating bold, new stories. They provide a home for interdisciplinary collaborations that thrive on both politics and play, and we are committed to developing timely performance works that provoke, inform and inspire. Co-founded by Paloma and Patricia McGregor, Angela’s Pulse was [...]

Institute for Dunham Technique Certification


The Institute for Dunham Technique Certification is a non-profit organization dedicated to perpetuating the legacy of dancer/choreographer/anthropologist Katherine Dunham (1909-2006). The Institute maintains a professional standard for the teaching of Dunham Technique, thereby ensuring the instructors have a thorough technical and philosophical understanding of the technique. The Institute creates a worldwide network of professional Dunham instructors who actively maintain [...]



Sydnie L. Mosley Dances (SLMDances) is a New York City-based contemporary dance company presenting works that involve audiences in the artistic process, provoke a visceral reaction to the physicality on stage, and incite conversation. Mosley's emerging artistic voice reflects real life experiences with a particular interest in black cultures and women. Through dimensional compositions, specific, [...]

Cumbe: Center for African and Diaspora Dance


Cumbe: Center for African and Diaspora Dance is the home for African and diaspora dance in Brooklyn, bringing together classes and cultural education for dances from Africa, the Americas and the Caribbean. At Cumbe, young people, adults and families immerse themselves in the joy and vitality of music and dance from Africa, the Americas and [...]

Àṣẹ Dance Theatre Collective


Àṣẹ Dance Theatre Collective is a professional, neo-folkloric performance ensemble that specializes in Dance Theater from the African Diaspora. Under the artistic direction of its founder, Adia Tamar Whitaker, a dancer/choreographer and vocalist from San Francisco’s Bay Area, this Brooklyn based dance theater collective is dedicated to preserving the past, present and [...]

651 ARTS


651 ARTS deepens awareness of and appreciation for contemporary performing arts and culture of the African Diaspora. Through performances, residencies, educational and exchange programming, and connecting community, they enliven Brooklyn and beyond with the art they support. From 2013-2019, PURPOSE Productions provided marketing consultation services to 651 ARTS, which included Marketing Strategy E-mail Newsletters [...]

Axam Dance Theatre Experience


Axam Dance Theatre Experience (Axam DTE) is a collaborative professional company based in Atlanta. The company's unique style fuses movement, music, sound, visual arts and storytelling into a seamless artistic expression. Unlike other companies, the dancers are also choreographers. Axam DTE encourages, explores and celebrates diverse creative voices and uses dance to reach, educate, [...]



STooPS incubates art at home by sharing resources and re-imagining spaces for public engagement. Bed-Stuy grown and artist-instigated, STooPS is a conduit for community building and intentional artistic experimentation. STooPS fosters meaningful interactions in (un)conventional venues that are mutually beneficial for artists and neighbors. PURPOSE Productions helped power STooPS from its founding in 2013 through its [...]

Dance Caribbean Collective


Dance Caribbean Collective is an organization of choreographers, educators and scholars based in Brooklyn, NY, working collectively to support the growth of Caribbean dance cultures. DCC produces performances, hold public classes and community events, develop educational programming and provide online resources for both artists and audiences. They work collectively to create space for connection, community building [...]

JLove Calderón


JLove Calderón is a social entrepreneur, activist, author, coach and most importantly, a creator. She uses storytelling through Film, TV and Books to create awareness, drive action, and fight for justice. She is the Founder & Creative Director of JLove Global, a team of storytellers, thinkers and solution builders focused on creating conscious content that drives [...]

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