DCC Community Dance

DCC Community Dance offers workshops, classes and showcases produced by DCC and open to the public, featuring a wide array of Caribbean influenced dance styles.

Diaspora Dance Series

The DIASPORA DANCE SERIES (a series of dance classes) at Brooklyn Studios for Dance runs every other Thursday (starting April 13th, 2017) at 6:30pm from April to June and features Caribbean Dance forms from instructors working in our community and sharing our culture.

ALL CLASSES: $15

April 13th – AFRO-TRINIDADIAN FOLK: MICHAEL MANSWELL
April 27th – ST KITTS SOCA/MASQUERADE: ILLY’s Dance CLASH
May 11th – GUYANA MASQUERADE: Rosalind October-Edun
May 25th – DANCE + PERCUSSION: Andrea E. Woods Valdes
June 1st – LATIN SOCIAL DANCE PARTNERING: Beatrice Capote and Miguel Aparicio
June 8th – DANCEHALL ROOTS: Chris Walker
June 15 – SAMBA-AFRO: Joya Powell
June 22 – DCC Danceathon + Season Closing Party with Candace Can Dance and Yaminah Legohn

Stay tuned for 2017 Diaspora Dance Series announcements by subscribing to our Newsletter HERE. Take a glance at the fun we had the 2016 Diaspora Dance Series HERE.


Community Caribbean Masterclass

May 18th

The Community Caribbean Masterclass at Brooklyn College is open to all levels of dance experience, celebrates Haitian Flag Day. Come join two expert teachers from Dance Caribbean COLLECTIVE – Maxine Montilus and Kanu Dance Theater as they share Haitian folkloric dance in their own special style.  (FREE)

6PM – Brooklyn College, Roosevelt Extension, Room #203


Film Night

April 1st, 7pm

The Film night at Brooklyn Studios for Dance in collaboration with Caribbean Film Academy will feature Julia & Joyce: Two Stories of Two Dance Pioneers” by Sonja Dumas. The film tells the stories of Julia Edwards (known for popularizing Limbo dance) and Joyce Kirton (Dance Educator & Folklorist).