Learn about our Race & Dance program!

Dancewave's innovative new Race & Dance Curriculum uses SEL-focused dance training, social justice-informed curricula and surveys to promote growth in self-esteem, confidence, and leadership while engaging with an antiracist advocacy framework.

Accessing sensitive topics. Cultivating personal growth for real world change.

Pilot Virtual Race & Dance Residencies
2020-2021 School Year


MS447 - Brooklyn - 7th graders
PS66x - Bronx - 5th graders
PS770 - Brooklyn - 5th graders


PS 108k - Brooklyn - 5th graders
PS317 - Queens - 5th graders
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Apply for a Race & Dance Residency for Spring 2021!


School Administrator:

“This process was incredibly well organized, the lesson plans and overall curriculum were carefully thought-out, and I was impressed with the ability of Teaching Artists to jump into nuanced courageous conversations with a group of students they had only known for a few minutes. They were clearly well prepared for facilitating the conversations.”

School Administrator:

“How amazing was it to provide such engaging dialogue, movement and commitment on such a new and intimidating platform. Kudos, Dancewave staff!”

7th Grade Student:

“Dancewave is good at Teaching with a positive environment."

7th Grade Student:

“They were good at connecting social issues to dance" and "letting everybody get a chance to speak and feel a part of a community.”

Dancewave Race Dance Curriculum


182 4th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY, 11217, US

About us

Dancewave provides access to supportive and empowering dance experiences that center social, emotional and cognitive development through movement. Developing programs to meet community needs, we use dance as a vehicle for transformation, expression, active citizenship and self reflection. Dancewave fosters a culture where dance is celebrated as a healing and inclusive art form.

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