2017 M.A.M.A. Festival

Saturday, June 24, 2017
11 AM- 6 PM

The Dwana Smallwood Performing Arts Center presents its Second-Annual M.A.M.A. Festival: More Arts, More Alive! Come celebrate the magic that happens when the arts and the community collide! Enjoy an exciting day filled with dance performances and workshops, treats from local culinary artists, crafts, raffles, and so much more. Located on Lexington Avenue between Patchen and Broadways Avenues, the M.A.M.A Festival will ignite the heart of Bed-Stuy with a cultural and artistic fusion that will leave the streets talking for months to come. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this remarkable event! For information on how to become a vendor or performer, please click for more info: Vendor Application MAMA Festival 2017 Performer Application MAMA Festival 2017

 

Youth Ensemble Presents: “Imagine”

March 25, 2017 7pm.

$40 – VIP (includes pre-performance cocktail reception)

$30 – General Admission

$10 – Admission for children 12 and under.

Purchase Tickets here: https://imaginetickets.eventbrite.com

 

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Youth Ensemble Performance

Harlem School of the Arts Winter Blaze

February 4th & 5th

Tickets on sale: www.HSANYC.org

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DSPAC HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

DSPAC will be closed from December 23, 2016 – January 2, 2017. Normal scheduled classes will resume on January 3, 2017

Carnegie Hall Presents

A Night of Inspiration

Youth Ensemble Performance

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 8PM

Wonderful News! DSPAC’s Youth Ensemble is performing Tuesday, December 6th at 8pm. – Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage. This evening of spiritually uplifting music is led by acclaimed composer, music director, and producer Ray Chew. Tickets start at $36. carnegiehall.org BOX OFFICE: 212-247-7800

2016 M.A.M.A. Festival

Saturday, June 18, 2016
11 AM- 6 PM

The Dwana Smallwood Performing Arts Center presents its inaugural M.A.M.A. Festival: More Arts, More Alive! Come celebrate the magic that happens when the arts and the community collide! Enjoy an exciting day filled with dance performances and workshops, treats from local culinary artists, crafts, raffles, and so much more. Located on Lexington Avenue between Patchen and Broadways Avenues, the M.A.M.A Festival will ignite the heart of Bed-Stuy with a cultural and artistic fusion that will leave the streets talking for months to come. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this remarkable event! For information on how to become a vendor, please click here. For information on how to become a performer, please click here.

 

Registration Day

Thursday, May 12, 2016

6PM – 8PM

Registration Day is around the corner!  On Thursday, May 12, 2016, DSPAC will host a session to assist you in registering for our  2016 Summer Dance Program!  Join us from 6-8 p.m. as we walk you through registration from start to end.  This is a great way for you to get all of your questions answered and to reserve your child’s spot in our 2016 Summer Dance Program.  Don’t wait, spaces are limited!  We look forward to seeing you on May 12th at 6 p.m.!

 

Brooklyn Dance Festival:

Youth Ensemble Performance

Sunday, April 3, 2016
2 PM
The Kumble Theater, Long Island University

Great news! DSPAC’s Youth Ensemble has been invited to perform at the Brooklyn Dance Festival on Sunday, April 3rd! The event will feature an array of dance performances from various youth groups and will take place at Long Island University’s Kumble Theater. The performance starts at 2pm! For tickets and more information, click here. Come out and support our talented youth ensemble as they take center stage!

 

Reading the Rhythm

March 31- June 16, 2016
Thursdays, 3:00 pm to 5:15 pm
DeKalb Library, Auditorium (Downstairs)

12604855_10153748528460250_3088561702961787565_o[5][1]Join DSPAC and the DeKalb Library for Reading the Rhythm—a BPL Incubator program which combines dance and literature for local teens. Reading the Rhythm was developed in partnership with the DeKalb branch of the Brooklyn Public Library and the Dwana Smallwood Performing Arts Center. In Reading the Rhythm, teens ages 13 to 18 will have an opportunity to learn modern dance from instructors from the Dwana Smallwood Performing Arts Center and collectively read and discuss the young adult novel Panic by Sharon Draper. The workshop will take place for twelve weeks and will end with two public performances. Registration is limited and required to participate. Register now at DeKalb Library to join in on this unique, once-in-a-lifetime dance experience!