Perfectionist is a weekly series featuring dancers from all over the world. Check out our interview with Destiny Wimpye, a dancer from the famous Debbie Allen Dance Academy
Alison Storming is a ballerina at the Dance Theater of Harlem. She as performed at prestigious venues that include The Julliard School, Guggenheim Museum, City Center, and The Kennedy Center In Washington, D.C. She recently did a collaboration with Convicts NYC (a digital media brand) and Adidas, where she shares her story as a dancer and give inspiration to young ballerinas in the world.
Today, via my Twitter profile, I posted a Jackson State University Prancing J-Settes tribute thread where I posted throwback pictures and videos of their performances from the 60s to the 2000s. One of the Stand Routines (where as they are performing on the bleachers of their stadium) that stuck out to me was a 1996 and 2013 Performance of “Imagination.” by the legendary Al Jarreau. Check it out
Praise Dance, form of liturgical or spiritual dance, is a form of dance in which the focus is on worship. Praise dancers use their bodies to help express the word and spirit of God. Praise dance is considered by many churches to be an acceptable form of Christian expression. Choreographed dances are often used before congregations to create exciting and emotional atmospheres. Sometimes a praise dance can be apart of
Gold Star if you can do a perfect dance turn combo without missing point. I have came across the most perfect dance turn combos to ever hit on Instagram. Check out the videos of amazing Pretty Brown Dancers that can do Dance Turns without getting dizzy.
In 2013, Brown Girls Do Ballet was founded by Brittani Marie and Takiyah Wallace, as a photography project highlighting women of color in the dance world. Beautifully captured photos of brown ballerinas have went viral and showed the world that there are Brown Girls who are talented in Ballet just like their Counterparts. In addition, Brown Girls Do Ballet has provided scholarships to help girls further their education and become future
Pretty Brown Dancers have featured many Majorette Team/Dance Lines from both High School and Historically Black Colleges/Universities. McKinley High School Pantherettes Dance Lines have been featured many times on our Instagram page for having perfection in formation.
Enpointe Dance Studio of Baton Rogue, Louisiana, slay the Instagram timelines with their group photo (above) of their beautiful brown dancers in all ages, shapes, and sizes. The photo was taken by BNJ Photography and has created a buzz in the dance world. Check out more group of Pretty Brown Dancers that is also slaying the Instagram timelines and inspiring mothers to enroll their pretty brown daughters into dance school.
Famed Ballerina, Misty Copeland, received her own Barbie doll by Mattel. The doll is part of Barbie’s Sheroes program that honors female heroes who break boundaries, a line of toys modeled on other famous women, from Ava DuVernay and Emmy Rossum to Kristin Chenoweth and Eva Chen.