Artists = Workers

Major organizations across the creative sector are examining how artists are faring in — and contributing to — the new economy across the United States. We encourage dancers, dance makers, and our collaborating artist colleagues in New England to participate in Creatives Count, a broad survey from New England Foundation for the Arts (closes November … Continued

The 2016 BDA OPEN CALL AUDITION is Next Sunday September 18, and you won’t want to miss it!

BDA’s annual Audition brings together Boston’s dancers and choreographers for a fun day of community building and professional opportunities. Free classes taught by some of the area’s most distinguished teachers – Erica Cornejo for ballet, Tommy Neblett for modern, Billy McLaughlin for jazz  and Carl Alleyne for hip hop — let the dancers put their … Continued


BDA is gratified by unprecedented support being offered to small dance organizations and dance makers by The Boston Foundation. Next Steps for Boston Dance launches today and Live Arts Boston (LAB) launches September 30. Next Steps for Boston Dance, a partnership between the Boston Foundation and the Aliad Fund, supports Greater Boston choreographers creating original … Continued

Register NOW for the BDA Open Call Audition

Join us when 100 dancers and 40 choreographers enjoy a day of free classes and hiring opportunities! The Boston Dance Alliance Open Call Audition is  Sunday, September 18, 2016 at Brookline High School. Auditions are led by an all-star cast of teachers: Erica Cornejo for ballet, Tommy Neblett for modern/contemporary, Billy McLaughlin for jazz, and … Continued

Follow BDA on Instagram!

Have you heard the news? BDA is now on Instagram! We are going to be posting about events and workshops around town, dancers from the area, and much much more! You can follow us @bostondanceall and be sure to keep your eyes peeled for our contests and giveaways!

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