“Dreaming of 1975” musical premiere and Asase Yaa benefit event

The Milton G. Bassin Performing Arts Center at York College 94-45 Guy R. Brewer Blvd, Jamaica, NY

Dreaming of 1975 is inspired by the widespread birth of thousands of children born in 1975 during the rise of African Spirituality throughout the Diaspora. The work also pays homage to seminal African artists and pioneers who were devoted to building families and strong communities.

$30 – $500

RAISING OUR VOICES FOR BLACK YOUTH VIRTUAL BENEFIT CONCERT

We’re incredibly excited to announce the premiere of our first virtual performance event, RAISING OUR VOICES FOR BLACK YOUTH BENEFIT CONCERT, Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 8 PM. It will be broadcast via OBS streaming services on YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook. All funds raised from the concert will be donated to our Asase Youth Summer […]

Youth Ensemble Performance

Brooklyn Children's Museum 145 Brooklyn Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

10AM & 2PM programs Theme: Sounds and Movement of Africa Kick off Kwanzaa with a traditional celebration led by Asase Yaa African American Dance Theater. Join us for a presentation on Kwanzaa, drum and dance performance, Djembe drum class, African dance, pottery workshop, and contribute to our community mural.

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Djembe Drum classes

Brooklyn Children's Museum 145 Brooklyn Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

10AM & 2PM programs Theme: The Beat of Kwanzaa Join us as we spread the spirit of Kwanzaa and the spirit of the drums. This program includes a Djembe drum class, interactive drum circle, traditional African American rhythms, pottery workshop, and contribute to our community mural.

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Djembe Drum classes

Brooklyn Children's Museum 145 Brooklyn Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

10AM & 2PM programs Theme: Redefining Drums of Passion Hear and learn about the rhythms created around the same time as Kwanzaa from the world-acclaimed album Drums of Passion. This program includes a drum workshop, musical performance, a pottery workshop and an opportunity to contribute to our community mural.

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Youth Ensemble Performance

Brooklyn Children's Museum 145 Brooklyn Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

10AM & 2PM programs Theme: Voices of our Youth Take a journey through Africa and the diaspora with Asase Yaa Youth Ensemble and storyteller Sharon Gordon for a program filled with Jamaican folktales and songs, dances from the Malian Empire, traditional Ghananian drum class, plus a pottery workshop and an opportunity to contribute to our […]

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DanceAfrica 2022

Brooklyn Academy of Music 30 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY

Asase Yaa African American Dance Theater will perform as part of the DanceAfrica Festival.

Asase Yaa School of the Arts 10th Annual Concert Dreams Do Come True

Jamaica Performing Arts Center 153-10 Jamaica Ave, New York, NY

Asase Yaa School of the Arts presents Dreams Do Come True, their 10th Annual Concert to celebrate the end of their academic year on Sunday, June 19, 2022, 4pm at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica, NY 11432. Dreams Do Come True will be the first live concert for Asase Yaa School of the Arts since […]

The International African Arts Festival

Commodore Barry Park Flushing Ave & N. Elliot Pl, Brooklyn, NY

Asase Yaa will be performing as part of the International African Arts Festival (IAAF). Brooklyn's beloved celebration of African culture and family, returns to Fort Greene from Friday, July 2 through Sunday, July 4. Asase Yaa will perform on July 4th. Visit the festival website for exact schedule and info. Now in its 50th year, […]