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It's gotta come from the heart, if you want it to work.            

― Susannah Clark and Richard Leigh 

Past Events


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November 11

Belinda is thrilled to perform with the Callaloo NYC Team for the partnership with the Carribean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute for their new season of SouSou! Saturdays. Enjoy our Callaloo puppet performances, fun art-making, dance, or music workshops, and much more! Our SouSou! Saturdays program is inspired by the cooperative economic practice known throughout the African Diaspora by such names as "Colecta", "Box Hand", "San", "Partna", or "Sou-Sou". We've borrowed from, and transformed this long-standing practice of collective trust, and contribution into a "cultural SouSou" for the community. (Activities appropriate for children ages 4 -12). Free RSVP:

October 5th & 6th


Belinda at the American AF Festival with MOPDC

performing (FOR) THOSE WE LEFT BEHIND on 10/05 @ 9 pm and Facilitating the Panel: DANCE IS RESISTANCE: MIGRATION/A MOVEMENT @ 9:30pm with artists and activists: Melissa Escano, Diana Eusebio, Anabella Lenzu,  Brenda León, and Joya Powell

Catch (FOR) THOSE WE LEFT BEHIND on 10/06 @7pm if you missed it!

July 10th-28th 


Belinda at the Lincoln Center Education's Summer Forum: Learning Labs for Artists and Educators


July 10-28

Registration Now Open


*Belinda will co-teach Considering Classroom as Community, a 2-day Lab on July 17-18. She will develop and share Theatre-based workshops to the work of art The Frog Bride by David Gonzalez.  She will also share her experience during the action research project at JHS 162 on fostering personal artistry and expanding community during her Spring 2017 Aesthetic Education Unit as part of the Arts in the Middle Program.

July 8th & 9th 


Belinda with MOPDC performing Word is Audubon  at the INSITU Site-Specific Dance Festival 2017.

INSITU is a unique two day site dance festival taking place at four LIC waterfront parks on July 8+9 from 12 - 7 PM on both days. Featuring a diverse program of unique, site-specific dance works by distinguished and emerging New York City-based choreographers, the 24 dance companies will maneuver through playgrounds, appear in hidden corners and dance on piers, staircases and shorelines. The festival is free and open to the public, offering a fresh and exciting way to experience dance in unusual and public spaces.  

Where: MOPDC at Hunters Point Park, Long Island City, NY

Cost: FREE
Transportation: nearest train 7

June 7

Lincoln Center Education presents:

Celebration of Student Learning 2017


Time: 5:30pm-7:30pm 

Location:LCE Samuel B. & David Rose Building

165 W. 65th Street, 7th Floor

New York, NY 10023

*Belinda will present work from her students from the Arts in the Middle (AIM) Program. Through embodied, visual, and aural explorations, 8th graders in JHS 162, closely experienced the work of art Black Girl: Linguistic Play by Camille A. Brown & Dancers. Students generated choreography through explorations of gestural movement parting from their childhood activities and games. They produced identity chalk walls with drawings that represented their stories. Through reflection and embodiment of their personal and cultural identity they exhibited personal understanding and application of the Foundational Capacities (Notice Deeply, Pose Questions and Make Connections).  


March 4th 2017

Belinda at the 2017 International Human Rights Arts Festival with Movement of the People Dance Company


Dates & Times:
Festival March 3-5, 2017

MOPDC Performs March 4th @ 1:30pm


Dixon Place

161A Chrystie St

New York, NY 10002

(212) 219-0736

Cost: $10 in advance, $15 at the door

For more info and tickets click here

April 14th-15th 2017


The 2017 Distinguished Faculty Dance Concert

Tickets are $20 for General Admission and $5 for Students/Seniors.


Dates and Times:
Friday, April 14th at 8pm (doors open at 7:30pm)
Saturday, April 16th at at 2pm (door open at 1:30pm) & 8pm 

Location:Frederick Loewe Theatre

35 W. 4th Street, Suite 1077

New York, NY 10012


To purchase tickets click here or for more information please call 212-998-4941.

*Belinda will present a collaboration with her dancers titled "The US in USA" a piece that explores ongoing immigration issues parting from our true identity as a nation.


January 2017

Movement of the People Dance Company' s Winter Intensive: Dance, Choreograph, Envision


Dates & Times:
Saturday Jan. 14th: 9:30am-6:00pm

Sunday Jan. 15th: 10am-6:30pm

Monday Jan. 16th: 10am-8:30pm*

*Informal studio showing 7-8:30pm


Barnard College Dance Department

117th Street and Broadway NYC

Click here to register!

*Belinda will teach an Aztec Dance Master Class 

Spring 2017

NYU Steinhardt

Intercultural Dance Course

New exciting, fun, and holisitc curriculum

Course MPADE-UE 1541 (undergraduate)

MPADE-GE 2021 (graduate)

Mondays 1:00pm-3:00pm

Register today and have a wonderful semester

full of dance, music, and cultures from all over the world!

Last day to drop/add on Albert for all students:

Monday, September 15, 2014


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