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Sign up for BDA Dancer Health Day!

Aug 9, 2017

When your body is your instrument, it is crucial to keep it healthy! On Sunday, September 17, 2017, Boston Dance Alliance inaugurates Dancer Health Day, bringing a landmark national program to the area’s professional and recreational dancers. Building on work by The Dance/USA Task Force on Dancer Health and in cooperation with The Actors Fund,…

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The Theatres and Spaces Dance Needs

Jul 12, 2017

The City of Boston has released its comprehensive study of the need for performing arts space in our community. Boston Dance Alliance is proud to have been a key participant advocating for the special needs of dance and dancers. The findings include   There is excess supply. Certain types and sizes of performing arts spaces have availability for…

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Stand Up and Be Counted

Jun 26, 2017

  Help advocate for artists across Massachusetts. Take the Massachusetts By Artists for Artists survey. A new census will help artists stand up and be counted. This effort, a collaboration between our friends at Artmorpheus and the Massachusetts Artists Leaders Coalition (MALC), is the latest version of an important study from 2009. The survey is using a…

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BDA a Finalist for State Honor!

Apr 19, 2017

We are so gratified to announce that Boston Dance Alliance has been named one of four finalists for a Nonprofit Excellence Award in the Small Nonprofit category by the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network. This honor puts us among just 26 organizations and individuals across the state from a pool of 120 nominations. The award will be announced…

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Gala Tickets and online Auction to Support BDA Available Now

Apr 6, 2017

Mark your calendar and log in to enjoy BDA’s 2017 Gala on Sunday, May 21, 2017! Boston Dance Alliance will honor Andrea Herbert Major, founder of Roxbury Center for the Performing Arts, as the 2017 Dr. Michael Shannon Dance Champion, and philanthropist James K Spriggs as the 2017 BDA Unsung Hero. More details on the gala…

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BDA Celebrates Andrea Herbert Major and James K Spriggs at 2017 Gala

Mar 16, 2017

We are delighted to announce that on Sunday, May 21, 2017 Boston Dance Alliance will honor Andrea Herbert Major, founder of Roxbury Center for the Performing Arts, as the 2017 Dr. Michael Shannon Dance Champion, and philanthropist James K Spriggs as the 2017 BDA Unsung Hero.   Andrea Herbert Major is marking her 50th anniversary as…

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Who will be the next BDA Dance Champion?

Jan 23, 2017

Now the event you’ve all been waiting for… your opportunity to nominate the next Boston Dance Alliance Dance Champion and Unsung Hero!  The Dr. Michael Shannon Dance Champion Award, created in 2004, recognizes a member of the metropolitan Boston dance community over the age of 60 who has made a great contribution to Boston’s dance…

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Boston Cultural Council Supports BDA!

Jan 3, 2017

It was great to return to the office after the holiday break and learn that Boston Dance Alliance has been awarded a grant from the Boston Cultural Council! We know that the competition is fierce, and appreciate this great vote of confidence in our activities across the city and throughout the metropolitan area. There will…

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Happy New Year

Jan 2, 2017

Happy New Year! The Boston Ballet building is closed, so Boston Dance Alliance will reopen tomorrow, January 3, at 10 a.m. We look forward to serving the dance community in 2017!

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Happy holidays from BDA

Dec 26, 2016

The Boston Dance Alliance office will be closed this week and will reopen on Monday, January 2, 2017. However, our on-line presence persists! Look for Pro/Motion, the BDA newsletter of events, to arrive in your in-box as usual mid-week. You can  join as a member or make a year-end donation from this website. Your donation…

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