Photo by Stephen Delas Heras.

Smashworks Dance is a New York-based group of movers advocating for human rights through arts activism and site-specific work. 

Choreography 
that was at once innovative to the eye and relatable within the heart.
— Jessica Ruhlin, Critic
 In collaboration with Rachel Neville for #movethevote campaign 2018. Let your voice be heard: VOTE!

In collaboration with Rachel Neville for #movethevote campaign 2018. Let your voice be heard: VOTE!


What We've Achieved

  • Smashworks Advocacy - a community action initiative focused on human rights and political advocacy work

  • Village Voice "Voice Choices" for City Stories, our first evening length performance at Center for Performance Research

  • For Which It Stands - evening length political satire performance - featured in "Brooklyn's Top 20 Things To Do," "Time Out NY," and the Dance Enthusiast

  • Company Tours to Santa Barbara, St. Louis, Kalamazoo, Milwaukee, Oneonto, and Los Angeles

  • Smashworks Film Festival provided a free platform for artists to present their dance films, with all proceeds benefitting Planned Parenthood

  • Partnership with Dancers Responding to AIDs - accepting donations at public performances

  • Collaboration with Lake Arts Project and Bright Hill Press - created original choreography in response to war veterans' workshops with Feast of Crispian and local students’ poetry; sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts