The Boston Foundation Supports BDA!

As our fiscal year end draws near, we are delighted to be able to announce that Boston Dance Alliance just received a generous unrestricted grant from The Boston Foundation to support our many programs and services to support  dance across our community. We deeply appreciate their continued confidence in our mission. Join us by becoming a member! Our special … Continued

Amazing Energy at Wheels UP!

Boston Dance Alliance launched its dance and disability initiative with Wheels UP! on June 15 and the gathering was wonderful: inspiring, thoughtful and open-hearted, with people from different backgrounds, abilities and disciplines sharing their stories, advice and wild dreams for a world where dance is enjoyed by everyone regardless of disabilities. Wheels Up New England … Continued

Bargain premium membership until June 30!

If you’re not yet a BDA member, now is the time to take advantage of a special $5 off for Premium Individual membership, which also gets you 2-for-1 theatre ticket offers from Stage Source. Purchase your Premium membership through our site, and the payment page will automatically prompt you to pay $60 rather than $65. But act … Continued

Raise the Floor! Launched to Great Success!

Boston Dance Alliance’s newest program, Raise the Floor! which will give the Boston Public Schools free, turn-key rentals of our wonderful portable dance floor complete with transportation, installation, inspection and return to our storage unit, was launched at the 2016 BDA Gala to great success. Thanks to our generous donors, we surpassed a $5,000 challenge grant! Executive … Continued

Get Your Gala Tickets NOW!

Excitement is building as we wrap up plans for the April 21, 2016 BDA Gala and we want you to be there! Be inspired by BDA Retreat and Rehearsal Fellows Peter DiMuro/Public Displays of Motion and Aparna Sindhoor‘s Navarasa Dance Theatre Be transported by the classical Indian dance of honoree Neena Gulati‘s Triveni Dance Theatre … Continued

South Asian community celebrates Gulati honor

Boston Dance Alliance’s honor to Neena Gulati was featured in this week’s India New England News. We’re pleased to be part of that community conversation.   Do you have YOUR tickets yet? [apologies for the mysteriously cropped smile, click through to the entire article to see Neena’s complete expression!]

Got Your Tickets for the BDA Gala Yet?

With just a month to go, it’s time to order your tickets for spring’s favorite event, the Boston Dance Alliance’s 2016 Gala! This year we honor two very special people, pioneering classical Indian dance teacher Neena Gulati as the Dr. Michael Shannon Dance Champion, and the late, beloved dance administrator, teacher and raconteur J. Allen … Continued

Gulati and Collier to be honored at 2016 BDA Gala

At BDA’s April 21 Gala, we will be honoring two very special honorees, Boston Indian dance pioneer Neena Gulati as the 2016 Dr. Michael Shannon Dance Champion and the late J. Allen Collier as the inaugural BDA Unsung Hero.   Read more under the BDA Gala tab on this website and order your tickets here … Continued

Korean delegation explores Boston dance

BDA Executive Director Debra Cash was on hand when a delegation of dance professionals from Korea visited Boston and met with Susan Weiler and Cheryl Weber from World Music/CRASHarts. Thanks to two hard-working translators, the discussion ranged from issues of audience development,  childhood dance education and career development for dancers to trends in international dance … Continued

Funeral arrangements for Marcie Mitler

Eliza Mallouk writes: Thank you all for your kindness and support over the past few days. The outpouring of love via Facebook and emails has been deeply healing for me and I suspect for many of us.   Funeral Arrangements: When: Monday, February 22 at noon Where: Mount Auburn Cemetery, Storey Chapel (There will be … Continued