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SPECIAL EDITION #15 FOR THIS TIME OF COVID-19 PHYSICAL DISTANCING*

May 18, 2020

Next Monday, May 18 is the day Governor Baker is expected to announce the first phase of reopening. The phases, based on public health criteria, are Start, Caution, Vigilant, and New Normal. Today, Friday May 15 at 3 pm today there is a  Re-Opening the Economy Roundtable discussion for the cultural community with Joyce Linehan, Chief…

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SPECIAL EDITION #14 FOR THIS TIME OF COVID-19 PHYSICAL DISTANCING*

May 13, 2020

If you are having trouble getting payments from Brown Paper Tickets for performances held before the pandemic shut-down, please get in touch with dcash@bostondancealliance.org so that we can help our colleagues across the region look into this issue. Boston Dance Alliance is not sure if this is a temporary problem related to staff availability or…

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SPECIAL EDITION #13 FOR THIS TIME OF COVID-19 PHYSICAL DISTANCING*

May 7, 2020

Boston Dance Alliance welcomes Miranda Brown to our staff. A rising senior at Barnard College with a double major in Dance and American Studies, she has taught at Boston Ballet, interned at Boston Center for the Arts and volunteered at both The Dance Complex and at Dance for PD in New York. Her experience with…

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SPECIAL EDITION #12 FOR THIS TIME OF COVID-19 PHYSICAL DISTANCING*

May 1, 2020

Are you getting pandemic unemployment for salaried or freelance work? Don’t let your benefits run out while you stil need them. Despite all the changes to the federal and state procedures, Boston Dance Alliance has confirmed that you do need to certify those benefits every week — even though you can assume the state knows…

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SPECIAL EDITION #11 FOR THIS TIME OF COVID-19 PHYSICAL DISTANCING*

Apr 28, 2020

As we reach the end of April, the Boston Dance Alliance Dance Relief Fund has made emergency stipends to 41 dancers, choreographers, and dance teachers throughout our community — over $10,000 disbursed. Recipients have included dancers in a wide variety of geographies and genres including aerial dancers, ballet teachers, Haitian dancers, hip hop, and tap performers. We…

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SPECIAL EDITION #10 FOR THIS TIME OF COVID-19 PHYSICAL DISTANCING*

Apr 25, 2020

Happy, bright spring Saturday! While the weekend may feel like any other day during the coronavirus shut down, this is a time to share your creativity, advocate for yourself, and help others while staying safely home. The Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture is looking for ways to support and amplify online arts engagements that create…

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SPECIAL EDITION #9 FOR THIS TIME OF COVID-19 PHYSICAL DISTANCING*

Apr 20, 2020

Ten days ahead of schedule, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts has opened the portal for unemployment assistance for self employed/freelance/gig 1099 workers.  Even if you have never been eligible for unemployment, you are now.    The Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), extends up to 39 weeks of eligibility for individuals who: -are self-employed, including gig workers, freelancers, and independent contractors; -are…

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SPECIAL EDITION #8 FOR THIS TIME OF COVID-19 PHYSICAL DISTANCING*

Apr 17, 2020

  Two weeks. $8,000. 32 stipends of $250 each. Boston Dance Alliance is so proud of having pivoted our operations to establish the BDA Dance Relief Fund to help Boston’s dancers, choreographers, and dance teachers cover urgent expenses during the Covid-19 Pandemic. The truth is, we were able to provide stipends to fewer than half of the applicants who requested…

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SPECIAL EDITION #7 FOR THIS TIME OF COVID-19 PHYSICAL DISTANCING*

Apr 11, 2020

As we hit the one-month mark of our pandemic physical distancing, the days may be seeming to run together. But change is happening — outside the window, in our options, and in ourselves. First, the The Boston Dance Alliance Dance Relief Fund  which is providing $250 emergency relief stipends to support basic needs on a first come,…

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SPECIAL EDITION #6 FOR THIS TIME OF COVID-19 PHYSICAL DISTANCING*

Apr 5, 2020

The Boston Dance Alliance Dance Relief Fund has made its first disbursements to help the dance community meet emergency financial needs! The fund, which grants $250 relief funds on a first come, first served basis* opened on Wednesday April 1, 2020. In its first 48 hours we received more than 50 applications from dancers, choreographers, and dance teachers. With…

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