Urban Artistry has a new home!

We are now located at 11308 Grandview Ave., Suite 200, Silver Spring, MD 20902. The new studio is just 10 minutes north of the Silver Spring exit off of 495 and a 5-minute walk from the Wheaton Metro. Convenient parking is available behind the building and on the street. Join us as we celebrate this transition to a new home.

Since we were first founded in 2005, your loyal business and support is one of the main reasons we’ve grown so much over the years. Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have. Our phone number has changed (301)348 – 8782, our primary email address remains the same at info@urbanartistry.org. We look forward to serving you at our new studio.

Check out our new class schedule and class pricing!  Youth receive their first class free!  Just use promo code FUNKY.

Upcoming Events

Thanks to all who participated and supported our 10th Annual International Soul Society Festival!  What an amazing week!

 

 

July 13, Friday, 10pm – 2 am: That’s House: A True School Jam and Dance Battle at U Street Music Hall with Todd Terry and Kundalini.  Join us for a 1 vs 1 dance competition! An open styles format intended to promote diversity, “That’s House” is an opportunity for dancers from all communities to gather and exchange artistically in their movement languages of choice. Prelims begin 11:30pm. $15 | $20 day of show | 21+ (*No additional charge to enter dance competition). Prize: $200. Tickets on sale now.

July 30 – Aug 3, Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm: Funkateers Summer Camp is being offered for our young movers and groovers, ages 5-12!  The camp will be full of Urban Dance Styles, Music, Culture, Games/Activities, Educational videos, and more. Students will learn to work in diversity, be apart of a team, share their individual expression, and ultimately enjoy the amazing art of urban dance and all of the aspects it brings to its participants.

Students should bring their lunches, snacks and a water bottle with them.

Dates: July 30th-Aug 3rd

Price:
$250
$225 for referral
$200 if siblings register together

Enroll at the UADA front desk or via email at ryan.webb@urbanartistry.org.

August 10, Friday, 10pm – 2 am: That’s House: A True School Jam and Dance Battle at U Street Music Hall. Come through on to Werk Ethic: 80s and 90s House and Technoft. Ken Lazee and Nick Garcia for a 1 vs 1 dance competition. An open styles format intended to promote diversity, That’s House is an opportunity for dancers from all communities to gather and exchange artistically in their movement languages of choice. Prelims begin 11:30pm. $5/Free before 12am (*no additional charge to enter dance competition). 21+. Prize $200. Tickets on sale now.

August 25-26: Urban Dance and Dialog at Harper’s Ferry National Historical Park in West Virginia. Working through the lens of an interdisciplinary urban dance education, students will become advocates of cultural preservation and artistic innovation as they discover dance, vocal, and instrumental traditions that have endured through America’s history of slavery, Civil War, and Civil Rights. Everyone is welcome! Full schedule and registration available here.

 

Watch The Dance competition that took place in Switzerland on Friday, May 25!  Check out our very own TeamUSA:
Toyin SogunroRussell CampbellRashaad HasaniRyan Future Webb, Rizqi RachmatJazmin OliviaBBoy HannibalKyle Clark

 

Missed us on Good Morning Washington?  You can watch our feature here!

 

Watch our May 7th performance from the Funk Powered Dance Preview at the Kennedy Center’s Millenium Stage!

 

Check out the new face for The Preservatory Project, the archival of the voices of the urban dance community in Maryland and the greater Washington, DC area.

 

 

Directions to our new location

The new studio is just 10 minutes north of the Silver Spring exit off of 495 and a 5-minute walk from the Wheaton Metro. Convenient parking is available.

Urban Artistry Dance Academy
11308 Grandview Ave #200
Silver Spring, MD 20902

Studio landline: (301)348 – 8782

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Urban Artistry, Inc is in part funded by the Maryland State Arts Council.
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