BDA welcomes new staff, board members and intern!

Boston Dance Alliance is delighted to introduce our new Operations and Membership Associate,  two new Board members, and a special project intern!     Rohan Barthelmy is Boston Dance Alliance’s new Operations and Membership Associate. He is a native of Saint Lucia, where he danced with the Helen Folk Dancers, a traditional dance group, and … Continued

Responding to the Closing of Green Street

Boston Dance Alliance is saddened by the news that Green Street Studios Center for Movement and Dance in Cambridge will be closing at the end of October. While the building’s rental situation has been complicated for years, many people have worked hard to retain this space  as a community resource. Green Street’s official closing is … Continued

Mark Your Calendar!

One day, two great events. SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 15, 2019 is the day for both the 2019 Boston Dance Alliance Open Call Audition and the third annual BDA Dancer Health Day! It all happens at the Dance Complex in Central Square, Cambridge. The BDA Open Call Audition is a day of community building and special master … Continued

Nominations Open for BDA Board!

Do you know creative leaders with the ability to contribute to a vibrant organization recognized as one of best small nonprofits in Massachusetts? Someone who appreciates the way the arts enhance our lives and wants to have a big impact? Then nominate them for Boston Dance Alliance board! Boston Dance Alliance (BDA) seeks dedicated people … Continued

BDA is Distributing over $30,000 in Dancewear! Participate!

JUST IN TIME FOR SUMMER INTENSIVES AND FALL DANCE CLASSES! Access to dance sometimes boils down to the ability to afford the right equipment – ballet, jazz or character shoes, leotards, tights. That’s why this summer Boston Dance Alliance is giving away over $30,000 worth of brand new dancewear, including adult/youth pointe shoes and children’s … Continued

BDA Joins with Cultural Leaders to Support State Arts Funding

Boston Dance Alliance is proud to have endorsed MASSCreative’s recent letter to State Representative Aaron Michlewitz calling for increased funding of the Massachusetts Cultural Council. The letter is as follows. Dear Chairman Aaron Michlewitz, As the Conference Committee meets to negotiate differences between the House and Senate versions of the FY20 state budget, please support … Continued

Congratulations to Boston Dancemaker Residency Grantees!

Boston Center for the Arts and Boston Dance Alliance are delighted to announce that the Boston Dancemakers Residency for 2019–2020 has been awarded to Jean Appolon of Jean Appolon Expressions and Jessie Jeanne Stinnett of Boston Dance Theater. The Boston Dancemakers Residency supports experienced dancemakers in the development of original ensemble work over the course … Continued

Boston Globe Delights in the 2019 BDA Gala

Tony Williams and Duggan Hill honored at Dance Alliance Gala CRAIG BAILEY From left: Duggan Hill, Debra Cash, Tony Williams, and Joyce Kulhawik at the 2019 Boston Dance Alliance Gala. MARCH 29, 2019 Dance lovers turned out to honor choreographer Tony Williams and educator Duggan Hill at the annual Boston Dance Alliance Gala, held this week at the Calderwood … Continued

Have you checked out the BDA silent auction?

Constantly being updated, the Boston Dance Alliance silent auction offers a chance to bid on great tickets, restaurant meals, dance memorabilia, and family fun. This year there’s a “Buy it now!” option and some items have already been snatched up so act now. Click here to browse and please share the link with your friends … Continued

Boston Dancemakers Residency Deadline Approaches

Just a reminder that applications for the Boston Dancemakers Residency are due on March 1st!  Boston Dance Alliance and Boston Center for the Arts are partnering for a second season of the most comprehensive dance residency in Boston. This expanded program invites Boston-area choreographers to look inward to develop their craft by digging into the … Continued