Somerville live/work space for artists!

In Spring 2016, the new Milbrook development in Somerville will lease five affordable artist live/work units for Somerville artists or artists who can demonstrate their work/activity in Somerville. Rents will range from $800 to $1,000 for one bedroom units and $950 to $1,300 for the two bedroom unit (the rent will be dependent upon applicant income.)    See … Continued

Sad News about a Valued Member of our Community

Boston Dance Alliance is saddened to report the death of Ina Hahn, who passed away from cancer on January 22 at the age of 86. Ina, who had studied and performed with Doris Humphrey and was a certified reconstructor of the Humphrey-Weidman repertory, was also a Broadway dancer whose credits included Can-Can, the King & I, Carousel, Plain & … Continued

BDA Wins Capacity Building Grant from The Boston Foundation

The Boston Foundation’s Vision Fund is a special program designed to support capacity building efforts that help nonprofit organizations  increase their impact and effectiveness. We are delighted to share the news that Boston Dance Alliance has been awarded a 2016 Vision Fund grant to support the development of our new website. Since Boston Dance Alliance is not a bricks … Continued

Meet Kristen San Miguel!

Introducing BDA’s Operations and Membership Associate   The arts, and particularly dance, have been a passion of mine since I was young, and I was very fortunate to have wide access to arts education growing up.   I took my first dance class at age 3, studied piano and guitar, performed as a part of … Continued

Sugarplums All Over

Boston Dance Alliance has partnered with Arts Boston to spotlight Boston’s dance community during this holiday season — and all year long. To kick things off, we’ve joined forces to create the Ultimate Nutcracker Guide, which appears on the homepage of the ArtsBoston Calendar and will be promoted through ArtsBoston social media. This special guide to … Continued

New Board Members

This fall, BDA added three new Board members: David Parker, Connie Chin and Ted Joyce. We are so fortunate! David and Connie — who was formerly general manager of Jacob’s Pillow — are old friends of the dance community, and Ted is a newer enthusiast. David Parker David Parker spent his childhood in Lynnfield, Massachusetts … Continued