Falling for Dance All Over Again

Thank you to everyone who made the 2022 BDA Open Call/Dancer Health Day on Sunday such a success!   Ballet Embodiment, taught by Melissa Sallee and Martha Tornay Credit: Olivia Moon Photography We’ll be sharing more images soon! Congratulations to Olivia Moon, Victoria Awkward, and Lilly Rose Valore for being featured on WBUR’s Makers series profiling 15 artists of color leaving an imprint on Massachusetts culture! Next Noche … Continued

Everywhere you look, Boston is dancing!

THIS COMING SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 25! You don’t want to miss the great master classes of the 2022 BDA Open Call Audition and the expert wellness screenings at 2022 Dancer Health Day! It all happens at Mass Motion Dance Boston, 100 Holton Street in Brighton on public transit, with lots of free parking. Register here for the Open Call – as a … Continued

Dance Happens Here – and Everywhere!

REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR 2022 BDA OPEN CALL AUDITION AND DANCER HEALTH DAY SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 25! Most classes are limited to 35 and wellness screens are by appointment. Register today and don’t miss out on these great opportunities!   Enjoy the free streaming version of PS DANCE! THE NEXT GENERATION, documenting how DEL dance mentors from Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Public … Continued

Can’t keep from FALLing in LOVE with DANCE

Registration opens this week for the 2022 BDA Open Call Audition and Dancer Health Day. Sunday, September 25 9:30-4 PM @Mass Motion Dance Boston Look for the details coming to your in-box soon! We can’t wait to see you!   In-person Dance Classes for Little Kids, Youth, and Adults have Begun for Fall! Whether you’re a … Continued

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