In order to drive its mission forward, BDRC hosts writing workshops, dance classes, and community forums in addition to the publication and distribution of BDM.

Photographer: Shoccara Marcus

  • Black Dance Magazine
  • Educational Workshops
  • Dance writing workshops for K-12 schools
  • College readiness for dancers of color
  • Dance writing residencies for colleges and universities
  • Professional development training for dance educators:
  • Black Dance history as American dance history
  • How to incorporate writing and English Language Arts Common Core Standards to your school/studio’s approach to dance education

About Us

The Black Dance Resource Center creates resources about and for the international Black Dance community and global community-at-large that aid in the preservation of Black dance culture.


Black Dance Resource Center
c/o CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia
1315 Walnut Street, Suite 320
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Contact Person:
Norma Porter

Photographer: Shoccara Marcus