Dances of Commemoration and Celebration

  “Three Nights of Lights” will feature three “Carte Blanche” performances by Montreal-based ice-dancing company Le Patin Libre, three partial WaterFires, a series of events centered around the illumination of many of Providence’s murals from The Avenue Concept, and at least two holiday tree lightings. Thursday, December 1 at 6, 7 & 8 PM at BankNewport City Center, The Providence Rink. The final 8 PM performance … Continued

Grateful for Dance – and you!

    Congratulations to Mesma Belsaré who has been named a Dance/USA Artist Fellow! While now living in New York, Mesma was a longtime area resident and continues to co-direct Samvād Boston, a community space for Indian classical dancers and musicians. The Dance/USA Artist Fellow program focuses on Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC), LGBTQ+ individuals and people with disabilities. … Continued

Dance’s Warmth

  Congratulations to Deborah Mason Dudley named November Artist of the Month by The Somerville Arts Council!  Read the  interview with Deborah as told to Kerri Kemperman. And you can nominate future 2023 Artists of the Month.   Catch Misty Copeland, dancer and author of The Wind at My Back: Resilience, Grace and Other Gifts from My Mentor, Raven Wilkinson on CBS Mornings, this Monday, November 14.   Dance events … Continued

Voting for Dance!

If you’re an American citizen over 18 years old Tuesday November 8 is Election Day Your vote is your voice. Please do your part.   Mindfulness & Movement: An Exploration with Selena Lee. This workshop is an experiential exploration of the mind-body relationship in stillness and movement and will draw on practices including guided meditations, movement exploration, and … Continued

Dancing Spirits

Good luck to the participants in this year’s NEFA Idea Swap where New England-based presenting organizations and touring artists to network and share ideas for touring projects, happening Wednesday, November 2 at the Mechanics Hall, Worcester, MA. Registration is closed.   Learn some Forsythe repertoire with Tony Rizzi! In this class, participants will start with a ballet-based warm-up, incorporating the ideas of … Continued

Dancing Bodies in Motion Tend to Remain in Motion

Jacob’s Pillow‘s newly-streamlined online platform hosts commissioned films, short dance documentaries, PillowTalks, and excerpts from their 90th Anniversary presentation of America(na) to Me—plus, special monthly releases of full-length performances, beautifully shot and edited by Nel Shelby Productions. In addition to their free content, each monthly release will be available to stream for $15, with unlimited access to watch … Continued

The Glowing Colors of Fall Suit Delirious Dance

  Salsa y Control offers an in-person Freestyle Basics and Exploration workshop in Allston Monday, October 17 6:30-8:30 PM along with ongoing classes starting this week in Cambridge and Allston.   Jacob Jonas’ Films.dance digital platform is back with 5 new works made for camera premiering every Monday. From Monday, October 17- Monday, November 14.   Voces Hispánicas, in conjunction with Alicia Borinsky’s BU course on Tango & … Continued

Dance’s Beauty and Power

For Indigenous Peoples’ Day Monday, October 10, 10 AM-4 PM.The Fenway Alliance presents “Opening Our Doors” including art, musical, and dance performances on the Christian Science Plaza. Enjoy performances by 4 Star Dance Studio, The Hip Hop Transformation, CircusUp, and Eon Dance Troupe. There are free programs throughout the Fenway Cultural District.   Free Strength and Conditioning Workshop for Dancers!  Come … Continued

Celebrating the Arts – National, State and Local!

President Biden issued a proclamation designating October 2022 as National Arts and Humanities Month in celebration of the significance of the arts, humanities, and museum and library services to our nation. The Proclamation includes the announcement of a new Executive Order which seeks to integrate the arts, humanities, and museum and library services into policies, programs, and partnerships throughout the Federal government to … Continued

Falling for Dance All Over Again

Thank you to everyone who made the 2022 BDA Open Call/Dancer Health Day on Sunday such a success!   Ballet Embodiment, taught by Melissa Sallee and Martha Tornay Credit: Olivia Moon Photography We’ll be sharing more images soon! Congratulations to Olivia Moon, Victoria Awkward, and Lilly Rose Valore for being featured on WBUR’s Makers series profiling 15 artists of color leaving an imprint on Massachusetts culture! Next Noche … Continued