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Global Water Dances Movement Workshop with Artichoke Dance Company

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Whole Foods Market

214 3rd Street

Brooklyn, NY 11215

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A dynamic free movement workshop. You'll learn the opening and closing sections of Water Dances, a work that will be performed for Global Water Dances Day on the Gowanus Canal, June 24 at 2:00pm. You can then perform with Artichoke Dance Company on June 24 if you choose. This workshop takes place at the promenade along the Gowanus Canal behind the Whole Foods parking lot. Additional workshops are:

  • June 3, 2-3:30pm at Gelsey Kirkland Arts Center, 29 Jay Street, Brooklyn
  • June 11, 3-4:30pm at the Old Stone House/Washington Park, 336 Third Street in Brooklyn


We're also hosting costume making workshops. Gather plastic bags and bring them. We’ll create elaborate costumes from them to be worn at Global Water Dances Day on the Gowanus Canal on June 24.

  • June 4, noon-3pm at Artichoke Dance Company
  • June 11, noon -3pm at the Old Stone House in Washington Park
  • June 12, 6-9pm at the Old Stone House in Washington Park
  • June 21, 6-9pm at Artichoke Dance Company


And drumming workshops with Keur Djembe to learn rhythms and grooves. Drummers will also be featured with the dancing on June 24.

  • June 11, 3-4:30pm at the Old Stone House/Washington Park
  • June 17, 3-4:30pm at Whole Foods Promenade


Sign up for each of these events on the respective EventBright event.


Global Water Dances on the Gowanus Canal - June 24

  • 1:00pm: Eco-tour of the Gowanus Canal by the Gowanus Canal Conservancy
  • 2:00pm: Costume Parade and Dance Performance with music by Keur Djembe
  • 12:30-3:30pm: Interactive exhibits and informational tables

Promenade at Whole Foods Third and 3rd, 3rd Street between 3rd Avenue and Bond Street in Brooklyn.

Rain date is Sunday, June 25, same times and place.


Global Water Dances is an international platform to raise awareness of water issues and advocate for access to clean water worldwide. Artichoke Dance Company is a Brooklyn based arts organization committed to upcycling materials that are headed to landfills for its productions. Global Water Dances on the Gowanus Canal is their third collaboration.

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