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Urban Bush Women: Dance for Every Body

This movement jam/dance class embraces the idea that everyone has a unique and significant contribution to make, and that our bodies are powerful and capable.

Date

TUE, FEB 19, 2019 | 6:30PM - 8PM
TUE, MAR 19, 2019 | 6:30PM - 8PM

TUE, APR 16, 2019 | 6:30PM - 8PM
TUE, MAY 14, 2019 | 6:30PM - 8PM

Cost

FREE w/ RSVP
General Admission: Standing
First come, first served

Location

BRIC House Ballroom
647 Fulton Street
(Enter on Rockwell Place)
Brooklyn, NY 11217
United States
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Urban Bush Women | Photo Credit: Hayim Heron

This movement jam/dance class embraces the idea that everyone has a unique and significant contribution to make, and that our bodies are powerful and capable. The goal is for "every body" to find their level of challenge and comfort and partake according to their abilities, and to appreciate the group’s diversity as a benefit to their community. Participants explore Urban Bush Women’s technique with close attention to the use of breath, weight, call and response, and polyrhythm. This is a movement class designed for the community, so no prior dance experience is needed. 

PLEASE NOTE: This program is first come, first served. Please arrive early to secure your spot in the class.


ABOUT URBAN BUSH WOMEN

Urban Bush Women (UBW) burst onto the dance scene in 1984 with bold, innovative, demanding and exciting works that bring under-told stories to life through the art and vision of its award-winning founder Jawole Willa Jo Zollar. The company weaves contemporary dance, music, and text with the history, culture, and spiritual traditions of the African Diaspora.
 

Venue Information:

The BRIC Ballroom is a wheelchair-accessible, flexible performance space that accommodates a wide variety of configurations and performance styles. Located on the first floor of BRIC House.

For ticketed events, the Box Office opens one hour prior to show time. Advanced tickets can be purchased online.


ACCESS-A-RIDE  |  UBER  |  LYFT
Tell the driver you're going to 57 Rockwell Place (Between Fulton Street & DeKalb Avenue). It'll be much easier for them to find our building and you'll be dropped off right in front of the door.

SUBWAY
2 3 4 5 to Nevins Street (closest station!)
B Q R (D & N, 11PM - 6AM) to Dekalb Avenue (ACCESSIBLE)
B D N Q R to Atlantic Avenue—Barclays Center (ACCESSIBLE)
A C G to Hoyt-Schermerhorn Street
C to Lafayette Avenue
G to Fulton Street

BUS
B25, B26, B38, B41, B45, B52, B63, B67 (ACCESSIBLE)
All of the above buses stop within three blocks of BRIC. 

LONG ISLAND RAILROAD 
The Long Island Railroad stops at Atlantic Terminal, approximately 2 ½ blocks away from BRIC. (ACCESSIBLE)

FULL LIST OF ACCESSIBLE SUBWAY STATIONS
Looking for the full list of MTA accessible subway stations in Brooklyn? Here it is!  

Travel Alert: Please confirm bus and subway service on the MTA website as there are
frequent weeknight and weekend service interruptions.