Àṣẹ Dance Theatre Collective

2017-06-19T18:18:01+00:00

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 [...]

STooPS

2018-09-20T18:09:22+00:00

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 [...]

Marjani Forte-Saunders’ being Here…

2018-10-19T15:56:23+00:00

Marjani Forte-Saunders' being Here... is a movement observation of mental health in the face of systemic oppression. This work re-examines mental illness and addiction and considers the broader story of survival, resilience, and healing, asking “how does each story reflect a larger picture? And how do we tell these stories, affirming health and recovery?” What does [...]