2018 Boston Dance Alliance Open Call Audition

Presented by Boston Dance Alliance
The Dance Complex 536 Mass. Ave , Cambridge
$5/class for dancers | Choreographers must be BDA members | Donations recommended for Dancer Health Day

Join Boston Dance Alliance for an inspiring day of master classes*, professional opportunities, wellness, and community building!

NEW! Afro-Caribbean class, appropriate for those wishing to perform with African diasporic/fusion companies and projects.

Space for each class is limited, so register now!



9:15 On-site registration and sign-in (top of stairs in the Dance Complex lobby)  Registration continues throughout the day.

Warm up space is available from 9:15 a.m. – 3 :30 p.m. in Studio 4. Please come to audition classes warmed up and ready to dance.

10 a.m. -11 a.m.  Ballet  with Janelle Gilchrist

11:15 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Modern/Contemporary (first of two**)   with Kurt Douglas

12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m  Modern/Contemporary (second of two**)  with Kurt Douglas

**Participants may only take one Modern/Contemporary class

2:15- 3:15 Jazz  with Jim Viera

NEW! 3:30-4:30 Afro-Caribbean  with “Lady” Elizabeth Pabon-Szebeda


Dancers register here. *Classes $5 each and no one gets cut during the audition! You must be 18+

Choreographers and company directors registration here.  Choreographers and company directors must be current BDA or Stage Source members to watch and get information about the dancers they want to contact after the audition. Not a BDA member yet? Join here

Just a dance lover who wants to observe the BDA’s marquee fall activity? You are welcome to join us, but you will not be able to follow-up with the dancers. Register here.

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