Earlier this month, three high school girls from Maplewood, NJ performed a powerful lyrical dance to Nina Simone’s song “Strange Fruit” for a Special Dance event taken place at Columbia High School. However, their school community deemed it offensive.
14 year old dancer Simone Marmol hails from Orlando, Fl. We have posted her beautiful pictures captured by photographer Heather Elizabeth Lehman of Lisbet Photography plenty of times on our Instagram. Simone was recently selected to study at the prestigious Dance Theatre of Harlem Summer Dance Intensive. Check out her interview with PrettyBrownDancers.com
PrettyBrownDancers.com is introducing a bi-weekly series called Pretty on Pointe, a collection of pretty brown dancers wearing pointe shoes. We have feature a lot of ballet dancers on our Instagram profile and came across beautiful professional photos in their pointe.
Bella Blanding is only 7 years old and slay the stage like her older dance classmates. Check out her award winning performance to the Legendary Tina Turner’s “Proud Mary”, at the Star Style Competition that took place in March 2017.
Pretty Brown Dancers will like to express sincere apologies for the late posting for this week’s Kennedi Devericks. We try to post these “Dancer of the Week” at the start of the week which is Sunday. However, time has been extremely busy with the regular jobs, classes at school, and managing our social media page. We want to take the time to pay homage to Pretty Brown Dancer Kennedi Devericks,
There have been articles about how it was challenging for black dance moms to hear from dance instructors who did not understand the hair texture of the black and brown dancers…whose dance class mates are predominantly white. Many people have their criticisms of dancers who wore their natural hair textures…most of them were negative.
It has been a long time since we featured a Dancer of the Week. We asked our Instagram followers to submit their dance pictures for a chance to be posted along with an interview. Our first of 2017 is 11 year old Lanaya Danielle of Deane Dance Center. Check out her interview
Bring It! star and entrepreneur Dianna Williams have built a Birmingham Dance Dolls factory in Alabama. The girls were featured on Season 3 and have shown the world that they are just as sassy as their DD sisters of Jackson, MS. Here they are in competition from November 2016. These Birmingham Dolls are nothing to mess with. Season 4 of Bring It! will premiere on January 13, 2017.
Watch Nia Sioux of the hit tv show “Dance Moms” perform this daring solo from the latest episode
If you followed my Instagram, you have saw many many pictures of dancer Sydney Guine from the famous Debbie Allen Dance Academy. It is now her time to shine as our Dancer of the Week. Check out her interview…