Arts-in-Education

Empowering through Dance!

Who we are: Williamsburg Movement & Arts Center (aka WMAAC)

Founded in 2009 in Williamsburg Brooklyn, both our studio classes and our Arts-In-Education programs opened with the mission of introducing the love, passion and discipline of the arts to all who wish to learn. WMAAC Teaching Artists are an amazing group of talented people who have performed with world renowned dance companies & Broadway shows including Alvin Ailey, Donald Byrd, The Lion King, The Color Purple, City Opera and Disney. They bring these experiences, passion and joy with them to inspire and foster the next generation of creative leaders.

What we do: Dance and Performing Arts Education

Our quality AIE curriculums build self-confidence, creative physicality, discipline and an opportunity for social and emotional growth through individual and group exploration. Recognizing that each school has different needs, we offer a customizable program tailoring our offerings to bring an authentic, inclusionary and enriching  experience to the students, parents and school community. Aligned with the NYS Standards and the Blueprint for the Arts, our programming allows the students to gain knowledge of the importance of a healthy, active body and engages their experiences through movement, concepts and writing.

Our current offerings are:

  • Creative Movement
  • Ballet
  • Classic Jazz
  • Classic Hip Hop
  • Modern
  • World Dance/Folk Dance
  • Urban Ballroom
  • FitKids
  • Musical Theater
  • Zumba

Connecting to you: Workshops, Residencies, Professional Development and Special Events

From a single master class to a year long residency, we are here to meet the specific needs and goals of your students and school community. Our team building PD’s and dance events are a fun, fantastic & engaging way to get a whole group moving and grooving together!

Past school partnerships include: PS 17, PS 18, PS 19, PS 31, PS 34, PS/MS 84, PS 110, Brooklyn Arbor/414,  PS/MS 96, Greenpoint Beacon at MS 126, PS 250, MS 380, MS 577, Kings Bay Y @ North Williamsburg, Bedford Stuyvesant New Beginnings Charter School, Urban Assembly School for the Urban Environment, Williamsburg Northside School.

We look forward to working with you soon! Reach out to us at AIE@WMAAC.COM to connect.