Youth Arts Academy Ballet Levels 3/4 for Intermediate and Advanced Ballet s

Youth Arts Academy Ballet Levels 3/4 for Intermediate and Advanced Ballet students.Students at this level will have 3-4 years of Ballet experience. The dancers are serious about developing their repertoire of ballet steps and combinations as well as building their core strength and stamina.

Youth Arts Academy Speak The Speech

Students will explore Acting techniques through various texts from African-American Authors. Through the lens of poetry and speeches from the African Diaspora, learn how to use your voice, body and the power of language to tell stories that transform an audience. Audrey Lorde, Martin Luther King Jr., Toni Morrison and Nelson Mandela are just a […]

The Billie presents BAM’s DanceAfrica

Come join us as The Billie presents BAM’s DanceAfrica free virtual community dance classes.These classes were created to celebrate West African dance, as we carry on the traditions and legacy of DanceAfrica founder, Baba Chuck Davis’ spirit of unity, peace, love and respect for everyone. We are honoring the 44th year of DanceAfrica and its […]

50in50: Shattering the Glass Ceiling

50in50 : Shattering the Glass CeilingMake sure you wear your shoes ladies, there is glass everywhere. 50 in 50 is back and better than ever!The Billie Holiday Theatre is proud to announce the return of its popular monologue showcase series - 50in50 – with a special fifth anniversary edition of the show - 50in50: Shattering […]


Join us for an exciting Zoom/Facebook live kick-off of the 2021 NOVA FRONTIER FILM FESTIVAL, hosted by The Billie Holiday Theatre and master of ceremony Noma Dumezweni, a Laurence Olivier Award winner and a Tony Award-nominated actress, who recently appeared in the HBO series The Undoing alongside Hugh Grant and Nicole Kidman. The evening will […]


This panel hosted by The Billie Holiday Theatre explores the complex notions of home and sense of belonging that are expressed in some of our films in this year’s edition of NFFF, contending on the theme of Past, Present, Future Home, moderated by award-winning filmmaker and interdisciplinary artist Thomas Allen Harris, whose films have received […]


Featuring a selection timely politically and socially, engaging, global performances, poetry, and conversations celebrating the black joy and resistance of African and Caribbean Diaspora people through the arts. The event will be hosted by The Billie Holiday Theatre with Tony Nominated Dancer, Actress, and choreographer Karine Plantadit as the Master of Ceremony. Guest artists include […]

Black Joy Film Fest: THE WIZ

Restoration West Plaza 1368 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11216, Brooklyn, NY

Free - No Tickets RequiredIn this re-imagining of The Wizard of Oz, a young kindergarten teacher from Harlem finds herself in a metropolitan Land of Oz, where she is greeted by Munchkins and other interesting characters. On her journey down the Yellow Brick Road in search of the Wiz, Dorothy (Diana Ross) encounters a garbage-stuffed […]