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Dancing Now – And Just Beyond The Horizon

Aug 24, 2021

REGISTRATION IS OPEN! BOSTON DANCE ALLIANCE OPEN CALL AUDITION AND DANCER HEALTH DAY  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2021   JOIN DANCERS FROM ACROSS OUR COMMUNITY IN A JOYFUL DAY OF MASTER CLASSES AND WELLNESS SCREENINGS @ MASS MOTION DANCE, BRIGHTON Dancers must be 18+  and all participants including choreographers, staff and volunteers must show proof of vaccination. Registration is limited,…


Moving and grooving through August heat

Aug 16, 2021

Congratulations to 2021-22 Boston Dancemakers Residency grantees, Laura Sánchez and Kimberleigh Holman! We can’t wait to see their work unfold over the coming year.     The Boston Dancemaker Residency program, a partnership between Boston Dance Alliance and Boston Center for the Arts, is made possible in part by the Aliad Fund. STREB Extreme Action Company re-visits its roots…


Performances, Auditions, Jobs, Oh My!

Aug 9, 2021

Boston Landmarks Orchestra partners with Boston’s dance community for Rachmaninoff to Ellington: Music & Healing. Artists include Jean Appolon Expressions, Peter DiMuro/Public Displays of Motion, Urbanity Dance, Chyrstyn Mariah Fentroy and more! Showtime is 7 pm on August 11th at the Hatch Shell. Latasha Barnes presents the Jazz Continuum at Jacob’s Pillow’s Leir Stage. This work centers the prolific artistry of…


August Dance Arrives!

Aug 2, 2021

little house dance from Maine — a company that includes many friends from the Boston area — offers a series of classes Tuesday August 3 through Friday August 13, 10-11:30 am at MAGMA Gloucester.  Dallas Black Dance Theatre is making their Jacob’s Pillow debut at the Lier Stage August 4-8th. They will be performing a Pillow-commissioned premiere by celebrated…


Dance under the summer sun

Jul 26, 2021

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR   SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 2021   FOR THE RETURN OF THE BDA OPEN CALL AUDITION MASTER CLASSES & DANCER HEALTH DAY WELLNESS SCREENINGS! Renew your community connections with a day of joyful movement!   All-star teachers Adriana Suarez for ballet Heidi Henderson for modern/contemporary Michelle Chasse for jazz/musical theatre/commercial Aysha Upchurch for hip hop Plus, Boston’s…


Dancing Big and Staying Cool

Jul 19, 2021

  Island Moving Company (IMC) presents Newport Dance Festival, July 20-25, on an outdoor stage at Great Friends Meeting House in Newport, RI. Each evening performance will feature a unique lineup of dances drawn on the talent, artistry, and unique styles of the festival’s five visiting dance companies and IMC itself. See Christal Brown & Lida Winfield perform Same but…


Basking in July Dance July 12, 2021

Jul 12, 2021

Boston Dance Alliance’s 6-year old Dancewear Distribution program received an amazing gift this winter: $23,000 worth of brand new leotards, tights, and other dancewear that our members can help distribute to financially disadvantaged dancers across our community. Click here to learn more about how you can participate in the program lottery, and if you have any questions, please…


Warm climates and full hearts July 5, 2021

Jul 5, 2021

Latin Dance Party July 5, 7:00-9:30pm at Windhover Performing Arts Center, 257R Granite St, Rockport, MA.  MetaMovements invites you to enjoy the rhythms of Latin Dance & Music in a beautiful outdoor space. Absolutely no experience is required. Beginner & experienced dance instruction will be provided at 7pm. After the complimentary lesson, the dance floor will be open for dancers…


The Sun Shines on June Dance, June 21, 2021

Jun 21, 2021

The Roxbury International Film Festival screens its award-winning experience, Together – Six Feet Apart with the Local Voices Rise short film program. This 23-minute film series advances a deeper understanding of racial trauma through screenings followed by discussions, making space for empathy to heal division. The free online premiere will screen with a live discussion on Monday, June 21st…


Dance to Freedom, June 14, 2021

Jun 14, 2021

  Your story matters! Participate in an important public hearing of the Covid-19 Cultural Impact Commission. June 15th at 10 am as the state examines ways to increase and strengthen the recovery of the cultural sector. Artists and cultural organizations can provide written or oral testimony about how they have been affected by the pandemic — and describe…