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 [...]

Dance Caribbean Collective

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2017-06-19T18:57:32+00:00

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 [...]

Ella Turenne

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2017-06-19T18:54:15+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 [...]

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 [...]

Move Bridges Dance Project

2017-06-19T15:54:14+00:00

MOVE Bridges Dance Project designs custom innovative dance experiences that motivate movers of all abilities to #movebridges – to explore, discover and take action in achieving their full potential. M.O.V.E Bridges Dance Project (MBDP) began in 2012 with a simple question: What if people felt free to express themselves in everyday life as if [...]