Sun and Solidarity

We’re delighted that the FY23 spending plan for the Mass Cultural Council was approved at the highest level of investment since 1987 — $85.1 million that will support the arts and humanities throughout the Commonwealth. Applications for grants made through your local cultural council open early in September, with deadlines in October.     Abby Lee Miller from the reality show Dance Moms will teach master … Continued

Come Out To Dance!

  Congratulations to Melissa Buffer and the health and wellness clinicians who have opened the Artistic Athlete Health Collective. providing onsite theater and studio services for the local performing arts community, and education, training, and mentorship for health and wellness professionals and dance educators. Boston Dance Alliance members receive a 10% discount on services through the end of September 2022. This will … Continued

Moving Magic

Hip Hop Intensive Join Urbanity August 15-18 and celebrate Boston’s Hip Hop dance culture with programs for both teens and adults.  Each class will explore a different focus, including Popping, Dance Hall, Shuffle/House and Krump. The Hip Hop Dance Intensive is designed so that students can experience a range of styles and have opportunities to grow individually and with peers. Open to all levels … Continued

Bright Days and Hot Dancing!

SAVE THE DATE 2022 BDA Open Call Audition and Dancer Health Day  SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 25 at Mass Motion Dance in Brighton Information on teachers and registration coming soon!   Boston Dance Alliance is delighted to be an outreach partner for the 2022 Greater Boston Arts Expo at Rowes Wharf Plaza on the Greenway Monday, September 19, and you’re invited! Meet audiences directly at … Continued

August Already!

Boston Dance Alliance and Boston Center for the Arts are delighted to announce that the recipients of the 2022-23 Boston Dancemakers Residency are Fernadina Chan and Jessi Stegall. Fernadina will be developing Cubed, an evening-length work exploring a multi-layered connection to an intriguing interactive sculpture by Michael Alfano. Jessi’s The Theremin Vignettes is a series of choreographic vignettes within the musical world of thereminist Clara Rockmore. Congratulations!   … Continued

Great Dance Week, Full Dance Weekend

The Massachusetts State House’s FY23 budget, which will fund state programs and operations through June 30, 2023 includes a historic $23,377,000 for the Mass Cultural Council to equitably invest in Massachusetts artists, cultural sector workers, cultural organizations, youth arts programming, and communities. This figure represents a record $22.5 million for Agency programming compared to last year’s $20M and $877,000 for 18 … Continued

Dancing Through Bright Days and Sparking Evenings

Congratulations to these dance and dance-adjacent projects receiving LAB grants from The Boston Foundation: ANIKAYA/Wendy Jehlen, Boston Dance Theater/Jessie Jeanne Stinnett, Danza Organica, Alanna Logan, Luminarium Dance (Kim Holman), Monkeyhouse, Jenny Oliver, PLACE Project, Catherine Siller, and Lonnie Stanton & The Click.   Salsa and bachata fans, dance at the Charlestown Naval Yard on The Anchor’s open-air, courtyard patio with Sabor Latino, Salsa … Continued

Sun and Moon-soaked Dancing

Congratulations to The Flavor Continues, awarded a special $5,000 Boston Cultural Council grant as a Modeling Equity Organization for their ongoing work in the arts sector.   Congratulations to Urbanity Dance, recipient of a City of Boston grant for Workforce Development for Creative Workers. Their Space Rental Program will provide access to high-quality, accessible studio space, at no cost to the … Continued

Dancing in Light and Shadow

The Silhouettes, a film about a black dancer’s journey to overcome the threat of police brutality is featured on this year’s Roxbury Film Festival program  Monday, June 27, 7:30 PM at the Paramount Theatre.   Join the Dance Complex for a Gratitude Celebration and Annual Meeting. Catch up and meet new people and hear about DC’s past year, plans for the coming one and, … Continued