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Dance under the summer sun

Jul 26, 2021

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR   SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 2021   FOR THE RETURN OF THE BDA OPEN CALL AUDITION MASTER CLASSES & DANCER HEALTH DAY WELLNESS SCREENINGS! Renew your community connections with a day of joyful movement!   All-star teachers Adriana Suarez for ballet Heidi Henderson for modern/contemporary Michelle Chasse for jazz/musical theatre/commercial Aysha Upchurch for hip hop Plus, Boston’s…


Dancing Big and Staying Cool

Jul 19, 2021

  Island Moving Company (IMC) presents Newport Dance Festival, July 20-25, on an outdoor stage at Great Friends Meeting House in Newport, RI. Each evening performance will feature a unique lineup of dances drawn on the talent, artistry, and unique styles of the festival’s five visiting dance companies and IMC itself. See Christal Brown & Lida Winfield perform Same but…


Basking in July Dance July 12, 2021

Jul 12, 2021

Boston Dance Alliance’s 6-year old Dancewear Distribution program received an amazing gift this winter: $23,000 worth of brand new leotards, tights, and other dancewear that our members can help distribute to financially disadvantaged dancers across our community. Click here to learn more about how you can participate in the program lottery, and if you have any questions, please…


Warm climates and full hearts July 5, 2021

Jul 5, 2021

Latin Dance Party July 5, 7:00-9:30pm at Windhover Performing Arts Center, 257R Granite St, Rockport, MA.  MetaMovements invites you to enjoy the rhythms of Latin Dance & Music in a beautiful outdoor space. Absolutely no experience is required. Beginner & experienced dance instruction will be provided at 7pm. After the complimentary lesson, the dance floor will be open for dancers…


The Sun Shines on June Dance, June 21, 2021

Jun 21, 2021

The Roxbury International Film Festival screens its award-winning experience, Together – Six Feet Apart with the Local Voices Rise short film program. This 23-minute film series advances a deeper understanding of racial trauma through screenings followed by discussions, making space for empathy to heal division. The free online premiere will screen with a live discussion on Monday, June 21st…


Dance to Freedom, June 14, 2021

Jun 14, 2021

  Your story matters! Participate in an important public hearing of the Covid-19 Cultural Impact Commission. June 15th at 10 am as the state examines ways to increase and strengthen the recovery of the cultural sector. Artists and cultural organizations can provide written or oral testimony about how they have been affected by the pandemic — and describe…


Pride and Joyful Motion June 7, 2021

Jun 7, 2021

Ana Masacote has spread the salsa bug to more than 30 countries across five continents as founder of Dance to Power, an online Afro-Latin dance academy, and former partner of Masacote Entertainment. Through her social impact initiatives, Ana advocates for gender and LGBTQ inclusivity and racial equity in the arts. “Art to me is offering…


What is so rare as a day in June? June 1, 2021

Jun 1, 2021

  Registration deadline is June 4 for the virtual Dance/USA conference June 14-16, 2021! The 2021 Virtual Conference will have three different programming tracks: Equitable Engagement, Research, and Advocacy & Activism. Post-Conference Dance Business Bootcamp and Archiving Workshop are Thursday, June 17 and Friday, June 18. Keynote speaker is journalist Jelani Cobb, author of To the Break of Dawn:…


Dancing Brightly May 24, 2021

May 26, 2021

With the announcement of Massachusetts reopenings, Boston Dance Alliance is happy to stop numbering our Pro/Motion newsletters as special pandemic editions!* However, this format has been popular, and we will continue to share any pandemic-related information along with event listings, calls to action, and news from across our community. We love sharing your news! Please…



May 18, 2021

Boston Dance Alliance joins with the broader dance community mourning the sudden death of Marianne Harkless Diabate on May 12th, 2021. Marianne was being treated for lymphoma. A celebration of Marianne’s life will take place this summer and the family has set up a GoFundMe page that has almost doubled its original goal through the generosity of her loving…

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