Such an amazing weekend to end our Spring 2022 Semester! The @transformationsbattle was an experience to remember! The End of Semester Showcase was (safely) packed with family and friends at the #silverspringblackboxtheatre and on Zoom! As we finish one chapter of growth, we are ready to start another! Get ready for our new and exciting programming for the month of July, and then our full 16 week semester officially begins on August 1st!
URBAN ARTISTRY PRESENTS:
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM:
July 4-9: Summer Break- NO PROGRAMMING
July 11-16: Documentaries & Dialogue
July 18-23: Footage & Feedback
July 25-30: Workshops
* Special Programming will run Mondays-Thursdays: 7-8:30pm, and from 8:30-10pm Directorates will hold Open Session
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Please review Urban Artistry’s COVID-19 Protocol
Thank you to everyone who participated in the International Soul Society Festival 2021! The two weeks of free programming were incredible.
Urban Artistry presents a new Directorate:
ONLINE WEEKLY CLASSES:
Urban Artistry Dance Academy is offering all youth and adult weekly classes online! Please note there are no in-person classes and all open sessions are canceled until further notice. See our weekly class schedule and register for your online class!
Styles of dance include:
Urban Artistry is excited to have participated and supported the virtual Wheaton Arts Parade 2020! To view Urban Artistry’s cypher, please check out the Wheaton Arts Parade Dance Party Video (Urban Artistry’s performance takes place between 28:25-48:23). For more information about the Wheaton Arts Parade, visit their website and check out their social media:
Get to know the person behind the movement!
View past dialogues on our Facebook page videos
Urban Artistry’s Dance & Dialogue Series invites influential urban dancers to participate in a dialogue to share a bit about their story of how they developed into the artist they are today. After learning about the person behind the movement, the guest artist will teach a workshop. All dialogues and workshops will be recorded and added to Urban Artistry’s Urban Dance Digital Archives.
Past interviews can be viewed on our Facebook page videos. include the following guest artists:
- Raphael “Vaizeen” Xavier
- Damon “Rubberband Man” Frost
- Alain “Hurrikane” Lauture
- Henrick “Locksmith”
- Samantha Mavinga
- Shelby “Gameova Skip” Skipper
- Anthony “YNot” Denaro
- Kosi Eze
- Deandre “OG Dre” Byers
- Torrence “Tea-Buggz” Griffin
- Derick Grant
- Lisa La Touche
THE PRESERVATORY PROJECT
Check out the The Preservatory Project, the archival of the voices of the urban dance community in Maryland and the greater Washington, DC area.
Directions to our studio
Our 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 Suite 200
Silver Spring, MD 20902
Studio landline: (301)348 – 8782
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