Tuesday, September 13, 2011

September Happenings

Happy September! This month is crazy busy, so I'll dive right in with the announcements below. Please check out all the exciting dance related things going on and I hope to see you soon!

The creation of The Window Sex Project is well underway! Come out this Saturday afternoon in Harlem for a FREE performance where we will premiere an excerpt: "Margin to Center."

September 17, 2011, 2:30 pm
Jackie Robinson Park Bandshell -148th St & Bradhurst Avenue
Harlem Arts Alliance: Artz, Rootz & Rhythm Festival
Click Here for more information.

***We are still raising funds for a fully produced performance of The Window Sex Project. Thank you so much to all of those who have already contributed. We are making progress; however, THIS PERFORMANCE WILL NOT HAPPEN IF WE DO NOT REACH OUR FUNDRAISING GOAL! If you have not yet had an opportunity to give to our Individual Giving campaign, please CLICK HERE to learn how.


September 12, 2011, 6:30 pm
Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Memorial Community Center's Auditorium, 34 West 134th Street (between Malcolm X Blvd & 5th Avenue)
Multidisciplinary Artist Discussion: “Make Your Art Work”

Hear from various Harlem Arts Alliance member artists on how they make their art work, how to seek and create opportunities and how to respond when opportunities find you.  Come share your success stories in this open artist forum.  Confirmed Speakers: Jaylene Clark, Harlem KW Project "Renaissance in the Belly of a Killer Whale", Sydnie L. Mosley, Sydnie L. Mosley Dances and "The Window Sex Project" and Jonathan McCrory, The Movement Theatre Company

September 23, 2011, 3:30 pm
Barnard College, Columbia University - 3009 Broadway at 117th Street
Activism and the Academy: Celebrating 40 Years of Feminist Scholarship and Action

I will be speaking at a conference in honor of the 40th anniversary of the Barnard Center for Research on Women (BCRW) as a part of a plenary panel discussion, “Expanding Feminism: Collaborations for Social Justice.” Representatives from organizations with whom the BCRW has recently partnered will discuss the unique models of feminist action and knowledge that have been produced through BCRW’s scholar-activist partnerships. BCRW is a partner with Sydnie L. Mosley Dances in producing The Window Sex Project: Community Workshops.

Panelists: Amber Hollibaugh (Queers for Economic Justice), Sydnie L. Mosley ’07 (dancer, choreographer and teacher), Ana Oliveira (New York Women’s Foundation), Ai-jen Poo (National Domestic Workers Alliance), and moderated by Janet Jakobsen (BCRW) Click Here for more information and registration.

Grosvenor Neighborhood House YMCA Fall Class Offerings
This fall I will be teaching an array of classes through the YMCA's Tender Care Pre-School, After School and Adult Fitness programs. If you are interested in registering, please do so as soon as possible. Classes begin this week: September 12. GHNY is located at 176 W 105th Street (at Amsterdam Ave). To sign up and for more information: 212.749.8500.

Baby Exercise Tuesday 9:30-10:15 am (8 months - 14 months, crawling or learning to walk)
Grown Up & Me Thursday 9:30-10:15 am (15 mo - 2 1/2 years, walking)
Busy Bodies Tuesday 10:15-11 am (3 1/2 - 4 1/2 years) Thursday 10:15-11 am (2 1/2 - 3 1/2 years)
Ballet Friday 10:15-11 am (3-5 years)
Hip-Hop/Jazz Monday 4-5 pm (5-7 years) 5-6 pm (8-11 years)
West African Dance (Kids) Wednesday 4-5 pm (5-7 years) 5-6 pm (8-11 years)
West African Dance (Adults) Friday 6:30-7:30pm

New Dance Faculty at DreamYard Preparatory School!
This fall I will begin teaching dance technique and dance theory for high school students at the DreamYard Preparatory School in the Bronx. Wish me luck!

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