MBDANCE

Black & queer speculative dance artwork centering our non-linear and linear stories, our physicality, our ancestors and our ways of being, in performance-ritual settings without tragedizing or tokenizing us.

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World Premiere
Our world premiere of Desire: A Sankofa Dream takes place on Friday, January 22 and Saturday, January 23 at 7PM Read more
Desire: A Sankofa Dream
Desire: A Sankofa Dream, created and directed by Maria Bauman-Morales is a performance-ritual built around Black Queer survival techniques developed Read more
"Of Circles and Cycles: Remembering, Ritual, and Rhythm in Black Queer Female Dances” by Layla Zami. Read more
Excerpts from DESIRE: A SANKOFA DREAM, an MBDance artwork in progressEve of Juneteenth, Thurs I June 18 I 7pm EST/4pm PSTPRE-REGISTRATION LINK Read more
Justice for Floyd, Taylor, Arbery
Dear Dear Dear Ones,  I am reading about the harm and harassment on Ida B. Wells' namesake street in Chicago. I Read more
Cat Archer, Kirya Traber, Ziiomi Law & Nana Chinara in a draft Kissing Screaming score , photo by Beto O'Byrne Read more
Artist Relief: To support artists during the COVID-19 crisis, a coalition of national arts grant-makers have come together to create Read more
Our Artistic Director Maria Bauman-Morales was part of the advisory committee planning this much-needed online event. Invited by Senior Curatorial Read more
Four dance organizations awarded Dance Advancement Fund support in February 2020
MBDance is one of twenty-five dance organizations to be recognized by Dance/NYC via the Dance Advancement Fund in February 2020. Read more
The Dance Enthusiast article, written by Christine Jowers, asks and answers questions that is imperative to her experience during (re)Source. Read more