Open Call 2015

Open Call 2015 project partners Pepatian and BAAD! will provide free rehearsal space and paid performance opportunities at BAAD!/Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance for three Latino and/or Bronx-based emerging dance artists chosen via a selection committee.

Selected artists will receive support from accessible and experienced mentors, as well as receive performance fees (and other marketing, tech and documentation support) for premiere of new, full-length, contemporary dance and dance theater works.

Please Download the application by clicking here and return by April 10, 2015 to


Out of La Negrura / Out of Blackness

Documentary Film and dance performances will be featured at Pregones Theater, Friday June 26. Check back for more details!

This documentary film project focuses on creative process and features collaborating artists: Sita Frederick, Rokafella, and Marion Ramirez. Editor: Naeema Jamilah. (read more)

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Friday, June 26, 2015

Pregones Theater


$15 tickets

The project creates dialogue about the Caribbean/Latina-American experience through dance and performance, and features:

a 40-minute documentary film based on the original dance theater project, live performances by Sita Frederick, Ana “Rokafella” Garcia and Marion Ramirez, as well as performances by other emerging artists selected and mentored by them. All of the artists will be part of a workshop on creative process guided by award-winning choreographer Merian Soto.



Marion Ramirez

Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education

April 18, 2015

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Part of Lincoln Center’s Boro-Linc program presented in collaboration with Casita Maria, offering free performances and programs



Leenda Bonilla

Mainland Mix


“Bronx Speaks: Making Place”

BxAA exhibition

March 6 – 8, 2015

Bronx Museum of the Arts





All activities are funded, in part, by public funds from the New York State Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, public funds from the Bronx Council on the Arts through the New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Program and the generosity of individual donations.