Aspire 2 Dance is a dance school based in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn offering ballet, hip hop, tap, zumba and African dance to children from age 3 to adults. Under the direction of Deborah Cook, the school has grown since its inception from Debbie’s Creative Dance Workshop with 8 students to its current status of students coming from all over the borough of Brooklyn.
La Maison d’Art Gallery is the stylish and artistic place to be in New York.
Located in Harlem, La Maison d’Art offers the astute visitor a unique experience; from the moment you enter the downstairs gallery you will be immersed in an authentic New York moment.
Original, provocative paintings and sculptures created by rising local and international artists adorn all walls and rooms.
The Dwana Smallwood Performing Arts Center aims to use the arts, primarily dance, as a means to empower youth within New York’s inner city communities. They endeavor to mold elite dancers and artists who will be able to develop, grow and compete on the world’s stage. The center will be a springboard for creating community identity and encouraging creative activity in neglected inner city areas.
The Dwana Smallwood Performing Arts Center’s mission is to use dance as a platform to encourage, inspire, and facilitate the aspirations of young people by engendering within them discipline, pride, determination, humility, respect and an appreciation for the arts. They aim to plant seeds of possibility where previously growth and development has been perceived an impossibility.
Classes for adults
The Vanderbilt Republic is a Gowanus based, creative agency and artist cooperative. Founder, George Del Barrio and his team work to explore paradigm shifts and provide the community with transformative experiences through created and curated art.
For walkthroughs, programming proposals, and inquiries regarding The Vanderbilt Republic’s Gowanus Loft space contact George through the contact form below.