The Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance
BAAD! is a workshop and performance space based in the Hunts Point section of the South Bronx. It is home to the contemporary dance company Arthur Aviles Typical Theatre and the Bronx Dance Coalition.
BAAD! presents cutting edge and challenging works in dance and all creative disciplines that are empowering to women, people of color and the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community.
BAAD! produces four annual festivals: The BAAD!ASS Women Festival, the Boogie Down Dance Series, OUT LIKE THAT! and the BlakTino Peformance Series.
BAAD! also produces seasons for Arthur Aviles Typical Theatre and is home to the annual production of Los Nutcrackers: A Christmas Carajo. The Bronx Dance Coalition produces The Bronx Dance Magazine.