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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.

 

What's New

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Explore The PURPLE Universe

 

Have you explored our PURPLE galaxies lately?

 

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

SLMDances continues to deepen our creative practice and defy genres. 

You are invited into our research, major themes and questions relevant to PURPLE, and to engage with the virtual artifacts of our process.

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Get to know Our Story

As we move into 2022, we are looking back to move forward.

Watch our brand new Herstory video which shares SLMDances' origin story.

 

Celebrate our decade-plus of magic making that has already occurred and wish us well for the future! 

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Breathe + Groove

A Series of Movement, Meditation,

and Yoga Videos

This series of videos was created to share with elders who we've collaborated with at Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center as a way to stay connected in the pandemic. This series of short 10 minute media features yoga, meditation and line dancing.


Thanks to our partners at Lincoln Center Education for their support with closed captioning and editing for the Breathe and Groove series. Content available in English and Spanish. We invite you to Breathe and Groove with us.

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Get Involved

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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. 

Sydnie has contributed to Essence, Dance Magazine, The Brooklyn Rail, Dance Enthusiast and more.

Media

Explore videos, podcasts,  interviews and more media featuring Sydnie and SLMDances.

 

Recent highlights include Black Dance Stories, Pod de Deux, and The Dance Union Town Hall for Collective Action where Artistic Director Sydnie L. Mosley shares eight action items in her practice for decolonizing dance education. 

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