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Dance with Urban Bush Women this Summer!‏

Dance with Urban Bush Women this Summer!‏


Urban Bush Women


Throughout NYC


Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 2:30pm
Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 2:30pm, 6:00pm
Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 1:00pm
Friday, May 30, 2014 - 6:30pm
Saturday, May 31, 2014 - 2:00pm
Monday, June 16, 2014 - 11:30am


Various prices

Urban Bush Women



Celebrating the Movement and Culture of the African Diaspora

UBW is committed to highlighting the power, beauty and strength of the African Diaspora.
Urban Bush Women changes lives. Help us change more lives. CLICK HERE TO INVEST IN OUR WORK!


UBW's fabulous Founding Artistic Director, Jawole Zollar, splits her time between New York and Florida, where's she's also the Nancy Smith Fichter Professor of Dance and Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor at Florida State University. Now she's back in town, so take advantage of these amazing opportunities to learn from the master herself!

Contemporary Workshops at Cumbe:
2 classes left! Come sweat your technique with our Bessie Award-winning founder Jawole Zollar and company members at Cumbe. This contemporary dance series is geared towards pre/professional dancers and features in-depth exploration of breath, weight, embodied call and response, and polyrhythm. See ya there!
When:  Tomorrow, May 13 & May 15 | 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Where: Cumbe (558 Fulton St., Brooklyn)
Cost: $16
CLICK HERE for more information.

Dance with UBW this weekend!
We are thrilled that Jawole is one of the Grand Marshals for the 2014 Dance Parade! Of course UBW is going to REPRESENT, so join us for the parade and bring your friends and family. We'll be doing simple and fun line dances like The Wobble and Cupid Shuffle, so folks of all ages and abilities can join. This is all FREE! Come to our Dance Parade Participant Meeting on May 15th so Jawole can share her plan with everyone. Then, we'll dance it out in the parade on the 17th!
Urban Bush Women Dance Parade Participant Meeting with Jawole
When: May 15 | 6pm - 7:30pm, there will be refreshments
Where: Great Room, ART/NY (138 S. Oxford St., Brooklyn)
RSVP to Lai-Lin at lrobinson@urbanbushwomen.org

Dance Parade
When: May 17 | Starts at 1pm
Where: Parade starts at Broadway & 21st St., NYC
CLICK HERE to learn more about the Dance Parade.

Dancing While Black + Being Bushified!
Dancing While Black has teamed up with UBW's Being Bushified series to bring you an exciting weekend of events. On Friday, May 30 come hear UBW Founder Jawole Zollar discuss Collectivism and Black Aesthetics. On Saturday, May 31, take Jawole's How We Got To the Funk master class. Both days, stay for Dancing While Black: Collective(s) Action, an evening of performance by Rashida Bumbray/Dance Diaspora Collective, Ebony Golden/Betty's Daughter Arts Collaborative and Adia Whitaker/Ase Dance Theatre Collective. This is sure to be a weekend you won't forget!
Collectivism and Black Aesthetics
Panel & Performance

When: PANEL May 30, 6:30pm | PERFORMANCE at 8pm
Where: BAAD! Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance (2474 Westchester Ave., Bronx)
Cost: FREE & open to the public | PERFORMANCE $15/$20 (Nobody will be turned away for lack of funds)
CLICK HERE to purchase tickets for the performances before they sell out!
Master Classes for the Masses & Performance
When: CLASSES May 31, 2-7pm | PERFORMANCE at 8pm
Where: BAAD!
Cost: $10 for ALL THREE classes! | PERFORMANCE $15/$20 
CLICK HERE to register to secure your spot.
CLICK HERE to purchase tickets for the performances before they sell out!


Tisch Summer Dance Festival
Immerse yourself in UBW's signature style! This technique and repertory intensive is open to ALL intermediate/advanced dancers, not just NYU students. We are on the Residency II roster with Ronald K. Brown/Evidence and Sidra Bell Dance New York. In addition to taking class and learning company rep, participants will have opportunities to observe open rehearsals, showings of works-in-progress, and public performances. Space is limited; don't miss out!
When: Residency II June 16-July 3 | 11:30am - 3:30pm Where: Tisch (111 Second Ave., NYC)

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