Black Dancewear Companies
Ballet Cafe Naturals
"BALLET CAFÉ embraces the fact that dancers come in various colors. For this very reason, we've created, "Naturals," a line of tagless, comfortable, Fleshtone Convertible Tights that come in six uniquely named colors: Fudge Fondu, Chocolate Barre, Tiramisu-Su, Caramel Frappé, Butter Piqué, & Creme Brisé. Choose which complements you best and let BALLET CAFÉ Naturals be a treat to you! Know that they were made with you in mind."
Kinetic Essentials is an online dance apparel and active wear boutique. All of our products are hand made in Los Angeles, CA with 100% all natural ingredients and materials. Click here to learn more about Sabrina and her company Kinetic Essentials.
Mahogany Blues Dance Apparel
Whitney Bracey, a Dallas native, is the creative mind behind Mahogany Blues Dance Apparel. It is her experience in fashion design and sewing that brings the dance apparel to life. After the successful launch of her custom, luxury swimwear line in 2010, Whitney decided to expand her talents and bring them to dancers around the world through Mahogany Blues Dance Apparel. Click here to learn more about Whitney and her company Mahogany Blues Dance Apparel.
Nude Barre is a specialty line of eco friendly undergarments made in 16 shades of nude to match all skin tones. Durable enough for active women and stylish enough for everyday fashion. These high quality undergarments are fit for performance. Nude Barre, where great fashion meets solution. Nude Comes in All Shades. *Sustainability: Designed to be environmentally friendly. Most fabrics and yarn used to make Nude Barre undergarments are eco friendly or made with an eco friendly process. Click here to find out more about Erin and her company Nude Barre.
Shades of Dance
Robin Gamble-Maddrey and Stephanie Gamble
Shades of Dance Inc. was founded in 2008 by Robin Gamble-Maddrey and Stephanie Gamble because of a need that was identified amongst the dance community. It is our mission to provide quality, affordable dancewear to people of all shades. Click here to learn more about Robin, Stephanie and their company Shades of Dance.
30th Annual International Conference and Festival • January 24 - 28, 2018
Hosted by Lula Washington Dance Theatre in Los Angeles, CA
31st Annual International Conference and Festival • January 2019
Hosted by Dayton Contemporary Dance Company in Dayton, OH
32nd Annual International Conference and Festival • January 2020
To Be Announced
Cumbe is a home for African and Diaspora dance and music. Through classes and cultural programs, we invite everyone to feel the joy and vitality of rhythms rooted in Africa. Cumbe champions African and Diaspora culture as a vibrant legacy for people of African descent and as an exuberant source of power, spirit and knowledge for all. Website: http://cumbedance.org/