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. 

that was at once innovative to the eye and relatable within the heart.
— Jessica Ruhlin, Critic

What We've Achieved

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

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

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

  • Smashworks Community Action Branch focused specifically on human rights and political advocacy work

  • 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 student poetry; supported by the National Endowment of the Arts