Institute for Dunham Technique Certification

2018-10-19T16:38:33+00:00

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 [...]

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, [...]

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

2018-12-05T17:07:58+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 [...]

JLove Calderón

2018-12-05T17:46:26+00:00

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 [...]

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, [...]

Tendayi

2018-10-19T16:09:36+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. Tendayi has danced and performed vocal accompaniment for a diverse collection of dance companies including Urban Bush Women, ASE Dance Theatre Collective, Nathan [...]

Aisha Cousins

2018-10-19T16:04:13+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 from [...]