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SOIL BENEATH:

AN EMPIRICAL DECAY

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MISSION

The DynamitExperience (TDE) is a dance company that creates visceral experiences through contemporary choreography and community engagement. By examining the human condition and our relationships to each other, TDE explores movement that resonates with audiences and stimulates conversation.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

SOIL BENEATH: AN EMPIRICAL EXPERIENCE

DATE:

November 11, 2020 @ 8:00PM EST

November 12, 2020 @ 2:00PM EST

November 12, 2020 @ 8:00PM EST

November 13, 2020 @ 8:00PM EST

November 14, 2020 @ 2:00PM EST

November 14, 2020 @ 8:00PM EST

LOCATION:

Online livestream with link

PURCHASE TICKETS

DANCE ADELPHI

DATE:

November 18-21, 2020 @ 7:30PM EST

LOCATION:

Online livestream with link

REGISTER HERE

PREVIOUS EVENTS

DANCE WAVE ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

DATE:

(POSTPONED CHECK BACK IN THE FUTURE)

Residence from March 16-April 25,2020

performance April 25, 2020 @ 7:30 PM

LOCATION:

Dancewave

182,4th, Brooklyn, NY, 11217

EARL MOSLEY'S DIVERSITY OF DANCE "DANCING BEYOND 2020 CANCER BENEFIT"

DATE:

January 18th, 2020 @ 3pm & 7 pm

LOCATION:

Manhattan Movement & Arts Center

248 W 60th St, New York, NY 10023

'MB' AT THE AMERICAN DANCE GUILD FESTIVAL

DATE:

October 6th, 2019 @ 7pm

LOCATION:

The Ailey CitiGroup Theater

405 W 55th Street, New York,NY 10019

The DynamitExperience: Inaugural Showing

DATE:

January 25th, 2019 @ 7:30pm

LOCATION:

The Mark O'Donnell Theater at the Actors Fund Arts Center

160 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11201

MALE AUDITION FOR UPCOMING EVENTS

DATE:

February 16, 2020 10:30-2PM

RSVP by emailing thedynamiteexperience@gmail.com with resume.Seeking a male dancer with contemporary modern and ballet aesthetics as well as strong partnering skills.

LOCATION:

Manhattan Movement & Arts Center

248 W 60th St, New York, NY 10023

AN EVENING OF DANCE AND MUSIC BENEFITING YOGA FOR CANCER

DATE:

October 12th, 2019 @ 8pm

LOCATION:

NowYoga NY

61 4th Ave F3, New York, NY 10003

LION & LAMB

DATES:

Mar 28th, 2019 @ 8pm

Mar 29th, 2019 @8pm

LOCATION:

The Space Upstairs

214 N Lexington Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15208

 

ABOUT TDE

Based in New York but grounded in Kansas City, the company was created by Artistic Director, Winston Dynamite Brown and Associate Artistic Director, Latra Wilson as a platform for creative investigations. The company creates work with an aim to impact the local community specifically those that generally do not see themselves represented on stage. 


TDE kicked off its first season with The Inaugural Show at The Mark O’Donnell Theater at The Actors Fund Theater in Brooklyn, NY in January 2019. That introduction revealed a small glimpse of the trajectory of TDE; 4 new works and 12 dancers illustrating an arch between past, present and future, and insight to the direction of Dynamite’s current creative inclinations. 

At the root of this experience lies the “It takes a village” approach born from Dynamite’s experiences growing up in Kansas City. By creating a holistic environment for all to 

express themselves, explore, and discover shared experiences, we can funnel that 

energy back into the communities that created us. Through performances, teaching, and creative collaborations, TDE will continue to establish itself as an anchor of this experience.

 

Enjoy The DynamitExperience

 

MEET THE COMPANY

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WINSTON DYNAMITE BROWN

Founder & Artistic Director

A native of Kansas City, Missouri, Winston Dynamite Brown began his dance journey at The Smith Sisters Dance Studio, later attending the Missouri State Ballet, the University of Missouri (BFA in Dance recipient), as well as Center Dance under the mentorship/tutelage of Mr. Tyrone Aiken. He additionally trained with Alonzo King (Pre-Professional), and The Ailey School's (three time fellowship recipient) summer intensives. He was the inaugural recipient of the Lorna Strassler Scholarship at Jacobs Pillow (Ballet & Modern program.


As a professional, Dynamite is currently a member of the Camille A. Brown & Dancers company. Over his career Dynamite has had the pleasure of working with Wylliams/Henry Contemporary Dance Co., Deeply Rooted Productions , Albany Berkshire Ballet, The Metropolitan Opera, TU Dance, CorbinDances, Irish modern Dance Theatre ( IMDT), Ben Munisteri Dance projects, Taylor 2 and most recently, Dance Heginbotham, Owen/Cox Dance Group, Pilobolus, Sean CurranCo., Opera Theater St. Louis, Kyle Abraham/ A.I.M, and Stephanie Batten Bland Co. to name a few.

Dynamite has taught for many schools/institutions domestically and internationally as a teacher including Joffrey Ballet & Contemporary/Jazz, Ailey Camp (MO,KS,NJ,NY) and The Ailey School. He has produced works on Wylliams/ Henry Contemporary Dance Co., UMKC, Kansas City Ballet, Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey, Joffrey Summer Intensive, Brooklyn Arts High School, The Ailey School ( BFA, Certificate, Junior & PPAS divisions).

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LATRA ANN WILSON

Artistic Director

Latra A. Wilson,  a Texas native ,began her journey as a creative artist with her BFA from university of Missouri of Kansas City. Since then as a performing artist ms. Wilson has had pleasure to work with companies like  Taylor 2, Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey, Wylliams/Henry Contemporary Dance Company, Iluminate Artist of Lights, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis's production of "The Kiss" & world premiere of "Champion", Owen/Cox Dance Group, Broadway Dance Lab (cycle 4),Tony Award winning Broadway Musical After Midnight. As an assistant  for some the fields upcoming arts Ms Wilson has aided projects with Breton Follies, Abdul Latif - D2D/T, Company Stefanie Batten Bland and Broadway choreographer Josh Prince's Dance Lab New York. Ms. Wilson as a teaching artist is currently working with Alvin Ailey Arts in Education, KCFAA and COAR. Most recently Ms. Wilson previously worked with The Public theatre as assistant director of movement to Stefanie Batten Bland for the production of Eve’s Song.

Ms. Wilson is also proud to embark on a project with her husband Winston Dynamite Brown as associate artistic director for TDE. Latra is  currently being represented by LDCArtists.

REBECCA OVIATT

Director of Operations & Development

Rebecca Oviatt received a BA in Dance and Arts Education from the State University at Brockport and an MA in Dance Education from New York University with NYS K-12 Certification. Rebecca pursues dance performance, instruction, and choreography throughout NYC. Rebecca has had the pleasure of dancing for NYC choreographers Jana Hicks and Marijke Eliasberg (The Next Stage Project). 

 

Currently Rebecca is the Middle School Dance teacher at Brooklyn Prospect Charter School as well as head coach for DANCEWAVE Company, a youth pre-professional dance company in Brooklyn, NY.

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TARA BELLARDINI

Web Development

Tara Bellardini (Mine Hill, NJ)  trained with East Coast Movement under the direction of Billy Larson. She graduated from Morris County School of Visual and Performing Arts and is a graduate of The Ailey School Certificate Program. She has trained in summer intensives at Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, and performed in the 2013 Cedar Lake Installation Chess. Ms. Bellardini performed in Alvin Ailey’s Memoria during Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s 2014 and 2015 New York City Center seasons. She was also a part of "r-Evolution, Dream" by Hope Boykin for the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in their New York City Center Season in 2016 and the Lincoln Center season in 2017.  She has worked with choreographers Adam Barruch, Norbert De La Cruz III, Ray Mercer, Darrel Grand Moultrie, Juel D. Lane,  Jennifer Archibald, Amy Hall Garner, and Alexandra Damiani and performed works by Andonis Foniadakis. She previously was a member of Ailey II from 2016-2018, toured for two months with Parsons Dance in China, was a guest artist with Owen/Cox Dance Group and recently worked with Jennifer Muller/ The Works.

Aside from dance, she has a passion for graphic design and is in the process of getting her own business started with her work.

 
SESSION ONE JULY 27-AUGUST 1
SESSION TWO AUGUST 2-AUGUST 8

  V I R T U A L

          S U M M E R

               I N T E N S I V E

THE DYNAMITEXPERIENCE'S ONLINE VIRTUAL SUMMER INTENSIVE OFFERS CREATIVE AND INTIMATE CLASSES WITH PRESTIGIOUS DANCE EDUCATORS FOR ALL TO STUDY DIFFERENT STYLES OF DANCE AND DIVE INTO THE WORLD OF TDE. RANGING FROM BEGINNERS TO PROFESSIONALS, THERE IS SOMETHING IN STORE FOR ALL.

PART TIME AND FULL TIME FLEXIBILE OPTIONS AVAILABLE.

SMALLER CLASS SIZES TO  ENSURE PERSONAL FEEDBACK.

AN EXCEPTIONAL ARRAY OF DANCE EDUCATORS.

WEEK ONE

WEEK TWO

JULY 27TH - AUGUST 1ST

AUGUST 3RD - AUGUST 8TH

 BOTH RECOMMENDED  

OFFERING CLASS OPTIONS IN A VARIETY OF STYLES AND TECHNIQUES ALONG WITH TDE REPERTORY PLUS A VIRTUAL SHOWING AT THE END OF EACH INTENSIVE WEEK.

BALLET

BALLET FOR PHYSICAL TRAINING

BODY CONDITIONING

CONTEMPORARY BALLET

CONTEMPORARY MODERN

ESSENTIAL CORE

HEELS

IMPROVISATION

JAZZ

PILATES

REPERTORY

YOGA

SMALL CLASS SIZES ENSURE FULL ATTENTION AND PERSONAL FEEDBACK FROM OUR GROUP OF EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONAL ARTISTS AND EDUCATORS.

TEACHERS AND GUEST ARTISTS

LATRA ANN WILSON
WINSTON DYNAMITE BROWN
DYLAN BALKA
ASHLEY BROWN
LAURA COLON
JESSY CRIST
ALYSSA FORTE
JASMINE HURST
FAUSTINE LAVIE
JAE NEAL
KRISTI ANN SCHOPFER
YASMIN VENABLE
HANNAH WAGNER

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT:

LATRA ANN WILSON, WINSTON DYNAMITE BROWN, DYLAN BALKA, ASHLEY BROWN

LAURA COLON, JESSY CRIST, ALYSSA FORTE,

JASMINE HURST, FAUSTINE LAVIE, JAE NEAL, KRISTI ANN SCHOPFER,

YASMIN VENABLE,HANNAH WAGNER

PRICING OPTIONS

TDE IS OFFERING FLEXIBLE OPTIONS FOR DANCERS TO FIT OUR SUMMER INTENSIVE INTO YOUR SCHEDULE. THE INTENSIVE OCCURS FOR TWO WEEKS MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY WITH A VIRTUAL SHOWING ON EACH SATURDAY TO SHOWCASE THE WORK OF THE WEEK. CHECK BELOW TO SEE WHICH OPTION WORKS BEST FOR YOU. WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND ENROLLING IN THE FULL TWO WEEK INTENSIVE TO FULLY GET THE DYNAMITEXPERIENCE!

A $30 NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT INCLUDED IN REGISTRATION.  IN ADDITION TO OUR CORE PACKAGES, WE ARE OFFERING ADD-ON PRE-CONDITIONING/AFTER HOURS ELECTIVE CLASSES FOR ONE OR TWO WEEKS. ONCE YOUR REGISTRATION IS RECEIVED, YOUR CLASS SCHEDULE, INCLUDING TEACHERS, WILL BE SENT TO YOUR EMAIL. FULL PAYMENT IS DUE BEFORE THE FIRST DAY OF YOUR SESSION. IN THE EVENT OF WITHDRAWAL, THE WORKSHOP FEE WILL BE REFUNDED MINUS THE DEPOSIT.

5 DAY FULL DYNAMITEXPERIENCE

(9 AM-2:45 PM)

$550 FOR 2 WEEKS (JULY 27-AUGUST 8)

INCLUDES ALL CLASSES ON SCHEDULE

5 DAY DYNAMITEXPERIENCE

(10 AM-1:50 PM)

$305 FOR 2 WEEKS (JULY 27-AUGUST 8)

$155 FOR 1 WEEK ONLY (JULY 27-AUGUST 1)

$155 FOR 1 WEEK ONLY (AUGUST 3-AUGUST 8)

3 DAY DYNAMITEXPERIENCE

(10 AM-1:50 PM)

$185 FOR 2 WEEKS (JULY 27-AUGUST 8)

$95 FOR 1 WEEK ONLY (JULY 27-AUGUST 1)

$95 FOR 1 WEEK ONLY (AUGUST 3-AUGUST 8)

2 DAY DYNAMITEXPERIENCE

(10 AM-1:50 PM)

$125 FOR 2 WEEKS (JULY 27-AUGUST 8)

$65 FOR 1 WEEK ONLY (JULY 27-AUGUST 1)

$65 FOR 1 WEEK ONLY (AUGUST 3-AUGUST 8)

PRE-CONDITIONING/AFTER-HOURS ELECTIVE ADD-ON AVAILABLE

$200 FOR TWO WEEKS (JULY 27-AUGUST 8)

$100 FOR ONE WEEK (JULY 27-AUGUST 1)

$100 FOR ONE WEEK (AUGUST 3-AUGUST 8)

CLASS/WORKSHOP DROP INS ARE AVAILABLE FOR $13 PLUS THE ONE TIME $5 REGISTRATION FEE.

(DROP-INS MAY ADD A SATURDAY SHOWING FOR A $20 FEE)

SIGN UP HERE FOR ALL WORKSHOP OPTIONS, SINGLE CLASSES, AND THE SINGLE CLASS CARD PACKAGE THROUGH VAGARO, OUR BOOKING SITE. THE DYNAMITEXPERIENCE WANTS YOU TO HAVE THE EXPERIENCE THAT BEST SUITES YOUR NEEDS AND WANTS. IN AN EFFORT TO CREATE A WELL ROUNDED AND INCLUSIVE PROGRAM, WE ARE PROVIDING VARIOUS PACKAGES AND SINGLE CLASSES FOR YOU TO SELECT FROM. SHOULD YOU HAVE INQUIRIES ABOUT OUR PROGRAM OR VAGARO, PLEASE REACH OUT BY CLICKING THE E-MAIL BUTTON BELOW TO  THEDYNAMITEEXPERIENCE@GMAIL.COM.

ALL CLASSES WILL TAKE PLACE ONLINE VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM WITH PASSWORD ENTRY. ONCE PAYMENT IS RECEIVED, YOU WILL RECEIVE A CLASS ACCESS CODE. REGISTRATION WILL BE OPEN UNTIL OUR CLASSES ARE FILLED TO THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF 18 STUDENTS. TDE TAKES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR INJURIES SUFFERED WHILE PRACTICING THROUGH VIRTUAL CLASS SESSIONS. THE INDIVIDUAL PARTAKING TAKES FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THEIR BODIES AND THE SPACE/EQUIPMENT THEY USE. 

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SUPPORT TDE

Family, Friends, and Artistic Community at large-- it’s that time that we reach out to you with hopes that you will contribute to our attempt to share TDE’s humanity through dance.

We know we can not do this alone. Join us in making this a reality now and in what we hope to be an extended future!

Please Donate via the Link Below! 

https://www.paypal.me/TheDynamitExperience

 
 

CONTACT

Thedynamiteexperience@gmail.com

816-723-7593

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