651 ARTS

2018-10-19T16:33:02+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. Since 2013, PURPOSE Productions has provided marketing consultation services to 651 ARTS, which includes Marketing Strategy E-mail [...]

SLMDances

2018-10-19T16:54:17+00:00

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, [...]

Angela’s Pulse

2018-10-19T17:01:05+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 was [...]

Cumbe: Center for African and Diaspora Dance

2018-10-19T17:10:29+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 and [...]

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 [...]

Axam Dance Theatre Experience

2017-05-21T20:18:32+00:00

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, [...]

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 [...]

Piper Anderson

2018-10-19T16:27:20+00:00

As an artist, writer, and educator, Piper Anderson has spent the last fifteen years cultivating creative practice at the intersections arts & culture, healing justice, and social change. In January 2015, she founded, Create Forward, which delivers creative strategies for social change sourced from our collective radical imagination. She has partnered with communities in over 26 U.S cities, Mexico, [...]

Ella Turenne

2018-10-19T16:24:02+00:00

Ella Turenne is a Los Angeles-based artist, activist and educator who has been described as a “one-woman army of culture.” She has performed in an array of theatrical works including her one-woman-show Love, Locs and Liberation, On Striver’s Row,Raft of the Medusa, Blood Wedding, Africa Atunbi!, Shades of Blue, Love Child and Come Back to [...]