Performance

Rose Pasquarello Beauchamp

Massachusetts

MISSION

Rose Pasquarello Beauchamp is dancer, choreographer, professor, and somatic practitioner who focuses on creating a positive social impact through movement and consciousness.

ABOUT

Beauchamp engages with dance as a critical ingredient in social change, thus her creative work and community engagement greatly infuses the need for movement in the act of starting a Movement.

ACCEPTS VOLUNTEERS

Does not accept volunteers.


Sarah Elgart

Los Angeles, CA

MISSION

Sarah Elgart is a dancer and choreographer who has directed numerous site specific performances and dance films with her company, Arrogant Elbow. She has brought her unique interdisciplinary approach to communities in need, particularly female inmates, children in hospitals, and at risk youth.

ABOUT

MADRE (Mothers and Daughters Reaching Empowered States) was a project Elgart conducted in collaboration with homeless women to seek empowerment through performance.

ACCEPTS VOLUNTEERS

Does not accept volunteers.


National Water Dances

United States

MISSION

National Water Dance addresses the issues surrounding water in the United States by using the body to fight for this precious resource through nationwide site specific dance performances.

ABOUT

National Water Dance is an annual event in the United States presenting opportunity for dancers, teachers, and choreographers to engage in social action for the environment.

ACCEPTS VOLUNTEERS

Does not accept volunteers.


Danza Orgánica

Boston, MA

MISSION

Danza Orgánica is a performing dance company dedicated to instilling love and justice, supporting women’s rights, and recognizing people of the past and present who have been marginalized.

ABOUT

Programs include Dance for Social Justice workshop, We Create Festival: Celebrating Women in the Arts, Boston Air, and numerous community initiatives.

ACCEPTS VOLUNTEERS

For information on volunteering, visit here.

Natalia Duong

Berkeley, CA / New York

MISSION

Natalia Duong is a performance artist, dance maker, and writer focused on researching kinesthetic empathy--how movement creates the capacity for connection and empathy between two bodies.

ABOUT

Duong directs her research on kinesthetic empathy in Vietnam, where the herbicide Agent Orange combined with warfare has manifested a history of conflict and trauma in the body. She founded Project Agent Orange as a movement and research project to resolve damage caused to environments and communities in Vietnam and the United States.

ACCEPTS VOLUNTEERS

Does not accept volunteers.


Margie Gillis Foundation

Montreal, Canada / New York

MISSION

Margie Gillis creates dance about the human condition through transcendent physical expression.

ABOUT

Gillis is an outspoken, socially conscious, and driven artist. She advocates for dance and art in society, in addition to being a committed activist for AIDs victims, women, and the environment.

ACCEPTS VOLUNTEERS

Does not accept volunteers.


Dance Iquail

Philadelphia, PA

MISSION

Dance Iquail creates dance that addresses and confronts injustices in society.

ABOUT

Dance Iquail consists of a professional company that performs work inspired from deep research and social engagement. Programs INDULGE, RE-GENERATE, and UPLIFT supports emerging choreographers, brings dance to new audiences in often underserved communities, and hosts a street festival to unite residents and business owners of West Philadelphia through live performance.

ACCEPTS VOLUNTEERS

Does not accept volunteers.


Flyground

Philadelphia, PA

MISSION

Flyground is the artistic platform of Lela Aisha Jones, collaborators, and community organizations: Dancing for Justice Philadelphia and The Requisite Movers.

ABOUT

Dancing for Justice Philadelphia brings awareness to the black body in the role of seeking justice. The Requisite Movers is a platform for black, female choreographers to seek support in their creative endeavors.

ACCEPTS VOLUNTEERS

Does not accept volunteers.


Urban Bush Women

Brooklyn, NY

MISSION

Urban Bush Women aspires to tell bold and often untold stories through dance, rooted in the experiences of women part of the African Diaspora.

ABOUT

Urban Bush Women conducts significant outreach programs like the Summer Leadership Institute; Builders, Organizers & Leaders through Dance, and the Choreographic Center through which performance brings together a community of people interested in seeking social change.

ACCEPTS VOLUNTEERS

Does not accept volunteers.


Michiyaya Dance Company

New York, NY

MISSION

To empower people through multidisciplinary performance work created from Michiyaya’s female identifying perspective.

ABOUT

Outreach programs such as career development for students and emerging artists, mentorship and apprenticeship spaces with the company, community building through inclusive movement sessions, and community classes and workshops.  

ACCEPTS VOLUNTEERS

Does not accept volunteers.


Battery Dance

New York. NY

MISSION

Battery Dance is a socially conscious and driven performing dance company that focuses on creating work with community, education, and relevance in mind.

ABOUT

Battery Dance offers numerous programs in the United States and globally which use dance as a field to educate, collaborate, connect, respond, and travel.

ACCEPTS VOLUNTEERS

Accepts volunteers. For more information, click here.


Dancing in the Streets

Bronx, New York

MISSION

Dancing in the Streets fosters urban artists through street dance projects grounded in community, practice, and performance.

ABOUT

Students and emerging artists are part of activities including hundreds of site specific performances, community residencies, and cultural projects.

ACCEPTS VOLUNTEERS

Does not accept volunteers.


Camille A. Brown

New York, NY

MISSION

Camille A. Brown with her company Camille A. Brown & Dancers creates prolific dance theater work that journeys the black experience through deep and relevant lenses.

ABOUT

Black Girl Spectrum is an empowerment initiative meant to expose the beauty and brilliance of young black women together through dance, education, and conversation.

ACCEPTS VOLUNTEERS

Does not accept volunteers.