Tuesday, October 26, 2010


The Urban Artistry family has moved to a new location.

Please visit our new classes at:

8227 Woodmont Ave #2a
Bethesda, MD 20814
(202) 431-4202 for more information or visit our website at www.urbanartistry.org/education

Classes are offered every Thursday

6:00pm Breakin with Russell Campbell
7:00pm Hip Hop with Rashaad Pearson
8:00pm House Dance with Junious Brickhouse

All classes are $10 drop in and are open to all levels and ages- no prior experience is required for any of these classes.

Monday, October 25, 2010

Correctional Facility Promo

New partners, new battles, new beefs, new artists...coming soon in 2011


Dance/MetroDC Kick-Off Party

Urban Artistry's youngest current member Kalik Mumean performing some toprock to the sounds of DJ Baronhawk Poitier at the MetroDC Dance Kick-Off Party at SkyBar in Washington DC.

Iron Man vs Meen187| UNBREAKABLE III

Battle between Artistic Director Russell Cambell and MEEN187 of Dynamic Rockers at UNBREAKABE 2010... see what's in store for 2011.

Community Day @ The Smithsonian National Museum of African Art

Highlights from The Smithsonian National Museum of African Art- Community Day!
September 18, 2010 @ 3:00pm
950 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20560

National Urban League Centennial Exhibit - Video Wall Excerpts

The National Urban League Centennial Exhibit - Video Wall Excerpts by STUDIOUP!

Featuring Executive Director Junious Brickhouse
Apprentice Director Desmond Howard
Performers: Natalie Hoffman, Manuel Iglesias, James Draney and Gabe Lipton Galbraith

Part of The National Urban League Annual Conference whih took place at The Washington Convention Center during the Summer of 2010.

Funk in Focus Workshops

This video is a sample of the Funk in Focus Workshops with Urban Artistry's Artistic Directors Rashaad Pearson and Ryan Webb. Their partner work has traveling the globe spreading the knowledge, culture and education of the urban dance styles of popping, strutting, boogaloo and the robot among other funk, soul dance and hip hop dance styles that these amazing artists have the ability to teach. Their choreography, performances and workshops never fail to impress and their ability to bring this knowledge in an age appropriate manner to students of all ages sets them apart from their competition every time.

Their workshops and performances have been featured at Jam On IT in Smolyn, Bulgaria, IllReality in Philadelphia, PA, The World Dance Coliseum in Japan, various events throughout Korea, Canada and the West Coast of the United States.

Performances entitled "Funk In Focus" have also appeared at the above listed venues and at the 2010 VelocityDC Festival (see article here http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/10/08/AR2010100806271.html), The Kennedy Center Open House Arts Festival for 2009/2010, The Smithsonian Musuem of African Art, various school shows with Class Acts Arts and many other locations throughout Washington DC where they are currently based.

For more information they can be contacted at:


Sunday, October 24, 2010

Winner of Dance metro DC Award 2011 for Excellence in Costume Design

Congratulations to Urban Artistry costume designers for winning the Dance Metro DC Award in 2010 for excellence in Costume Design for their hand painted graffiti suits featured in the production "DIGITAL FUNK 5002."