February 4, 2016

International Childrens Series

The dynamic dance, music and theatre experience will expose students to African Diaspora dance traditions in addition to cutting-edge choreography through previews and excerpts of Forces of Nature’s repertory and new works.

January 23, 2016

International Association of Blacks in Dance

The critically acclaimed Forces of Nature Dance Theatre presents work from its eclectic repertoire by its master choreographer and Artistic Director, Abdel R. Salaam.  Join us for an excited evening of passion, creativity and beauty from the world of theater and dance.

January 23, 2016 – January 22, 2017

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January 17, 2016

Just Kidding: Stam-pede

An afternoon of the very best in percussive dance by half-a-dozen celebrated companies. From lively Irish dance to innovative body percussion to exhilarating tap dance and a powerful blend of African & contemporary dance, this impressive event offers something for everyone who loves the power and precision of percussive dance.

Participating companies include: Darrah Carr Dance; Forces of Nature Dance Theater; Germaine Salsberg’s Les Femmes; Parijat DesaiRyan Casey; Soul Steps; and The Bang Group. Expect a rollicking good time and a sensory feast of sight and sound at Stam-Pede!

June 29, 2014

HCZ’S/Forces of Nature Youth Academy of Dance & Wellnes at the Harlem Arts Festival

The Harlem Children’s Zone /Forces of Nature Youth Academy of Dance & Wellness will be performing at the Harlem Arts Festival . The HAFSessions feature festival artists and hopefuls at various venues in Harlem. They’re designed to give you a taste of what the festival is about, connect the festival and the community, and give us all an excuse to enjoy the amazing talent around us!

April 29, 2014

Fine Art Series

Forces of Nature’s will present a cultural matrix, centered in an African and an American intelligence that is global and environmental.

February 4, 2014

Harlem Stages presents Forces of Nature

This dynamic dance, music and theater experience will expose your students to African Diaspora dance traditions in addition to cutting-edge choreography through previews and excerpts of Forces of Nature’s repertory and new works.

To purchase tickets, to register your students for this program, or learn more about Education on Harlem Stage:
Call 212-281-9240 ext. 18, email Indira Goodwine.

December 27, 2013


Kwanzaa Celebration Regeneration Night

Imhotep Gary Byrd

Abdel Salaam’s Forces of Nature Dance Theatre

The name Kwanzaa means first fruits in Swahili. This seven-day annual holiday is a seasonal highlight for millions worldwide. The Apollo’s Kwanzaa Celebration is a joyful evening of dance and music honoring the principles of Kwanzaa—family, community, and culture. This annual event features the renowned Abdel Salaam’s Forces of Nature Dance Theatre and special guests who join the celebration. Award winning radio broadcaster, poet and songwriter, Imhotep Gary Byrd, hosts.

Apollo Advantage Price: $12
In person or by phone at the Apollo Theater Box Office: 212.531.5305
Online at Apollo Account Manager
Single event sales at full price: $18
at or (800)745-3000

December 19, 2013 – December 21, 2013

Winter Solsctice

The 33rd Annual Winter Solstice Concert

Featuring The Paul Winter Consort and Forces of Nature. Winter Solstice is a contemporary take on ancient solstice rituals, when people came together during the longest night of the year to celebrate the turning point in the Earth’s journey around the sun, and the birth of a new year. Now in its 33rd year, this cross-cultural performance within the awe-inspiring space of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine has become one of New York’s favorite holiday events.

Tickets available after Labor Day

Thursday, Dec. 19 – 8 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 20 – 8 p.m.
Saturday Matinee, Dec. 21 – 2 p.m.

Saturday Evening –  7:30 p.m.

Gen Adm: $35
Gen Adm: $55
Reserved: $90

December 14, 2013


A Kwanzaa Celebration at NJPAC

Celebrate Kwanzaa with Forces of Nature. This year’s 5pm performance will include a special Tribute honoring two outstanding community elders.

Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 2:00PM and 5:00PM