October 20, 2017

Dear Cumbe Community, The day we've all been waiting for is here!  We are READY and DELIGHTED to welcome you to our new home at RestorationART! We invite you all to come on out and fill our new home with your spirit and joy! Saturday, Nov. 11 Community Dance Day A day of $5 dance classes for everyone: young children [...]


October 6, 2017

Dear Cumbe community, Thank you for your outpouring of support while we wait just a little bit longer to welcome you into our new home at RestorationART in Bed-Stuy! Many arts organizations face the reality that Brooklyn, one of the most creative places in the world, also has some of the most expensive real [...]


September 22, 2017

Dear Cumbe Community, We have to postpone tonorrow's Community Dance Day celebration, along with the start date of our toddler and adult classes (originally scheduled for 9/25).  While our new home at RestorationART is close to completion, it will take a little more time to put the finishing touches on the newly renovated dance studios. [...]


August 25, 2017

Dear Cumbe Family, Save the Date For Our Community Dance Day At Our New Home - RestorationART! We're kicking off the fall with Community Dance Day. Join us at our new home RestorationART in Bed-Stuy, on September 23 for a variety of classes with some of your favorite Cumbe dancing artists and a few [...]


August 4, 2017

Dear Cumbe Family, It’s happening! Cumbe will start classes at RestorationART, our new home, in mid-September. We are deeply thankful for Gibney's warm welcome of Cumbe while we searched for a new home and are buoyed by their strong support as we move to RestorationART at Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation. Our regular classes at Gibney [...]


October 7, 2016

Dear Cumbe Family, We are beyond excited for our upcoming re-launch at Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation! We are preparing an exciting schedule of classes and we cannot wait to have you join us in newly renovated dance studios. Renovations are currently behind schedule, but as soon as we have news about our opening date [...]


June 2, 2016

Dear Students, At long last...our gypsy days will soon be over. We'll be moving into a new home in Bed-Stuy! We're thrilled to be the newest arts organization-in-residence at the Center for Arts and Culture at Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation. Join our mailing list (in the CONTACT menu) and stay tuned for news of [...]


December 15, 2015

Dear Students, We have some important news to share with you: We are discontinuing classes at our PCA location in 2016 * The last day for classes at PCA will be Tuesday, December 29.* We've heard your feedback about the space and tried to adapt it to better fit our needs, but have been [...]


September 4, 2015

Dear Cumbe students, Classes start again on Monday, September 14 and we are thrilled to welcome our community back. Our wonderful faculty is ready to get you dancing! We'll be holding Adult classes in two new locations: MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY: Almost all of our classes will be at PCA (Professional Center for the Arts) in their new studio in [...]


April 28, 2015

Dear Cumbe Family, First, we want to say a huge THANK YOU for supporting Cumbe during this interim phase! I am the first to admit that it's challenging to not be in our own space. But I also know two things: African and diaspora culture is all about resilience; and ultimately, what makes our community [...]