Pro/Motion – week of February 12

Hello BDA Friends, I hope you all are staying warm and possibly enjoying a snow day after a quite eventful weekend! This week is also jam packed with a plethora of events and ways to stay engaged in the community so keep scrolling and mark your calendars. With Valentine’s day around the corner, I wanted … Continued

Pro/Motion – week of January 29

Hello BDA Community, I imagine you’ve been easing back into the groove and making lots of moves this January, which also marks Financial Wellness Month – an important time to consider our financial situation and aspirations for the year ahead. At Boston Dance Alliance (BDA), supporting dancers’ financial wellness is one of our main aims. … Continued

Pro/Motion – week of January 22

Dear BDA Community, I hope your year has been off to a great start. Between performances, workshops, grant applications and all other dance things it’s been quite inspiring to see our community be so active despite the cold! Want to continue to witness and participate in the area’s dance scene? Add our google calendar to … Continued

Pro/Motion – week of January 15

Hello BDA Community, Late last year, I shared on social media some personal reflections on the value of dance and dancers to society – why you’re worth celebrating and supporting, as Boston Dance Alliance works to do daily. While I imagine you feel appreciation from the students you teach and the audiences you entertain, as a … Continued

Pro/Motion – week of January 8

Happy Monday, Hope you are staying warm and enjoyed our first official snow day of the year! As we kick off week 2 of 2024, I’m hopeful and energized. The dance community is heating up and our calendar is filling up with events in our community. There’s nothing more exciting than seeing all the projects … Continued

Pro/Motion – week of January 1

Happy New Year, BDA Friends! As we dance into 2024, we wanted to take a moment to highlight some numbers from 2023 that reflect the reach and impact of Boston Dance Alliance’s programs. Over 329 listings were added to our website and sent out in our weekly newsletter, covering performances, workshops, auditions, and jobs, as well as space … Continued

Pro/Motion – week of December 25

Happy Holidays, BDA Community! As the year comes to an end, we’re giving thanks for good health. It’s the foundation for a quality life as well as a vibrant community and economy – a source of individual and collective vitality for dancers and the greater Boston dance community. That’s why dancers’ health is at the … Continued

Pro/Motion – week of December 18

Hello BDA Community, At Boston Dance Alliance, a big part of our mission is making dance accessible and equitable for everyone all year long. Following are three such ways that BDA paves the way and three compelling reasons to donate to BDA today: Dance and Disability – BDA engages dancers with disabilities along with all those who support … Continued

Pro/Motion – week of December 11

Hello BDA Friends, I’m honored to become the interim Executive Director for Boston Dance Alliance (BDA) and to be working alongside a dedicated group of staff & Board members to increase access to dance, build dance audiences, and support dancers’ success. While I’m serving on a part-time basis (Mondays-Thursdays from 9am-12pm) through May 2024, I’m keen … Continued

Pro/Motion – week of December 4

This holiday season, give the gift of dance by supporting Boston Dance Alliance, donating to your favorite fiscally sponsored dance organization or gifting a BDA membership to a dear dance friend. Warmly, Carmen S. Rizzo, Membership and Operations Associate   BDA Member Events This Week As December rolls in, holiday dance makes the season bright! We’re excited to see all … Continued