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.
Watch Artistic Director Sydnie L. Mosley read her essay "How To Be A Black Choreographer And Not Die" recently featured in Essence Magazine while SLMDances Creative Partners Lorena Jaramillo and Angelica Mondol Viana improvise. Curated by Brinda Guha, this reading and Q+A aims to uplift the voices of Black women artists.
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.
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.
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.
Reflection and writing is major part of the SLMDances process.
Check out the latest musings around the web from our Artistic Director.
Artistic Director Sydnie L. Mosley shares her Economic Profile
Inspired by SLMDances’ 2015 work BodyBusiness and fellow artist jumatatu m. poe, learn about Sydnie's financial background, as jumatatu says, “in the interest of being a resource to folks looking for specific models of how others have made things work as artists.”