The Urban Artistry Show is moving to YouTube! The show will be produced in-house and will return in February. Stay tuned for more updates!
Urban Artistry Show is a live broadcast that presents a global perspective on urban dance culture from various music and movement communities. Each week viewers from around the world will be exposed to youth and adults that have been shaped and influenced by urban dance. Did you ever wonder what happened to the Wop? Do you want to learn the latest dances before your friends? This is your chance to interact with DJs, musicians, visual artists, dancers and educators who continue to move and shake the culture that is dance.
Awards for Urban Artistry
- Dance Metro DC Award 2009: Urban Artistry was awarded “Best Emerging Performer or Group” for their performance, “TIME TO COME HOME: A Tribute” during the Kwanzaa Festival with Coyaba Dance Theater.
- Dance Metro DC Award 2010: Urban Artistry was awarded “Best Costume” for “Digital Funk 5002.” Directed by Rashaad Pearson, costumes designed by Reed Griffith, LaTasha barnes, Reed Griffith & Russell Campbell.
News coverage of Urban Artistry
- Voice of America News : American Works to Promote Urban Dance Culture, August 6, 2012
- The Arlington Connection : U.S. and French Dancers Compete: Dance Battle at the Artisphere concludes weeklong hip-hop festival, June 27, 2012
- The Washington Post : Washington area dance highlights for summer 2012, June 2, 2012
- The Washington Post: Festival celebrates French hip-hop, May 17, 2012
- Washington City Paper: Art in the Streets, September 23, 2011
- Huffington Post: Self-Expression Through House Dance Culture, August 9, 2011
- Washington Post Magazine: Urban Beat: Hip-hop classes foster fitness and community, May 2, 2010
- Gazette.Net: Programmed to Please
- US Embassy of Bulgaria: Press release on Urban Artistry’s Black History Month workshops in Bulgaria
- O&P Business News: Will Break for Prosthetics (featuring Urban Artistry’s Harley “Halfstep” Jackson)
- Fox 5 DC: Holly Morris – International Soul Society Festival