651 ARTS

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2017-06-19T18:01:09+00:00

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. PURPOSE Productions supports 651 ARTS through Marketing Strategy E-mail Marketing Social Media Marketing (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram), Cross-Promotional [...]

Angela’s Pulse

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2017-06-19T18:12:58+00:00

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 [...]

Cumbe: Center for African and Diaspora Dance

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2017-05-21T20:12:24+00:00

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 [...]

Àṣẹ Dance Theatre Collective

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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

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2017-06-19T18:22:36+00:00

STooPS incubates art at home by sharing resources and re-imagining ice-broken 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 provides Marketing & PR services for STooPS which include [...]

Camille A. Brown & Dancers

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2017-06-19T18:30:50+00:00

Camille A. Brown & Dancers present authentic performances that foster dialogue among audiences and local communities to instill a sense of curiosity and appreciation for the live arts experience in a social and aesthetic context. Embodying a strong sense of storytelling, the company uses theatricality and the aesthetics of Modern, Hip hop, African, [...]

Tendayi

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2017-06-19T18:27:34+00:00

Tendayi is the funky jazz songstress of our era. The Atlanta to New York transplant has studied musical theater, Jazz, Opera, and even written vocals for underground Hip Hop artists. Currently Tendayi both dances and performs vocal accompaniment for various New York dance companies including Urban Bush Women, ASE Dance Theatre Collective, Nathan [...]

Aisha Cousins

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2017-06-19T18:33:39+00:00

Aisha Cousins is a Brooklyn based artist. She writes performance art scores (do-it-yourself art projects) that engage black audiences from different backgrounds in exploring their ideas about beauty and processing the changes taking place in their worlds. Her interactive, public performance art scores have been performed on the streets of historically black neighborhoods [...]

Marjani Forte-Saunders’ being Here…

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2017-06-19T18:57:01+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?” [...]