​​Sydnie L. Mosley Dances (SLMDances) is a New York City-based dance-theater collective that works in communities to organize for gender and racial justice through experiential dance performance.

 

What's New

Professional Development for the People! Online Course

Tuesdays Oct 6 - Nov 24

5:30-8:30PM EST

Applications Close September 21 @ 11:59PM EST

 

In the midst of the pandemic and the calling out of racism within art industries, the calls for organizations with more equitable and transparent systems and practices that values whole people at the intersection of all their identities is imperative. SLMDances has been cultivating this since our inception, and we are excited to share our practices with a broader community.

The Dance Union Town Hall for Collective Action: Dismantling White Supremacy in Dance Institutions

In this panel curated by J. Bouey and Melanie Greene of The Dance Union, Artistic Director Sydnie L. Mosley shares eight action items in her practice for decolonizing dance education. 

The panel features speakers Jonathan Gonzalez, Tanisha Sabine, Akilah Toney, Mars Espinosa, Tiffany Rea-Fisher, Kam Chatman and DJ TonyMonkey.

Black Dance Stories Episode #7

Witness stories told by Sydnie L. Mosley and Raja Feather Kelly, moderated by Charmaine Warren on Black Dance Stories, a community working together to support, uphold, highlight and celebrate Black Creatives. 

Subscribe to the youtube channel to participate in and enjoy this ongoing series. 

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SLMDances Education

 

Our education practice manifests through four core activities: Technique Class and Rehearsal, Community Workshops, Lecture Demonstrations, Professional Development. Hire our experienced facilitators to share our process with your community.

We have adapted relevant workshop modules to take place digitally, allowing us to continue to facilitate creative spaces amidst a time of global transformation.

Writing​​

Reflection and writing is major part of the SLMDances process.

 

Check out the latest musings around the web from our Artistic Director. 

Explore the PURPLE Universe

 

PURPLE is a multi-project universe that illuminates the power of “deep sisterhood for social change” through storytelling and movement.

Our current creative processes include: an ensemble work with the SLMDances Collective, a series of solo works, and site-specific community engagements with elder NYCHA residents.

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Sydnie L. Mosley Dances (SLMDances) is a New York City-based dance-theater collective that works in communities to organize for gender and racial justice through experiential dance performance.

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