Invest in Brooklyn, enrich Bedford-Stuyvesant support the arts but most importantly elevate our youth. All proceeds raised will support youth programming at DSPAC.

Gala highlights included: student performances from DSPAC’s youth ensemble and the Noel Pointer String and the Keynote Speaker – Borough President Eric Adams.

Dwana Smallwood, a Brooklyn native and Alvin Ailey alumni is a known figure in the arts and dance community. In 2015 Ms. Smallwood launched DSPAC a performing arts center in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn to provide a place of artistic exchange and serve to empower and mold elite dancers and artists to develop, grow and compete on the world’s stage.