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

Pro/Motion – week of November 27

Meet Interim Executive Director Aaron Myers After a two-month search, the board of Boston Dance Alliance is delighted to announce Aaron Myers as our new Interim Executive Director.  Aaron succeeds former BDA leader Debra Cash, who left the organization at the end of September. With an impressive resume that includes regional and international non-profit leadership, and more … Continued

Pro/Motion – week of November 20

This week, we’re thinking about gratitude at Boston Dance Alliance. We are grateful for your involvement with the dance community and your artistry. We are grateful for the health of the regional dance scene, evidenced by the listings here (and every week) in our Pro/Motion newsletter. We are grateful for your membership, which allows us to … Continued

Pro/Motion – week of November 13

Happy World Kindness Day! We hope you will find and give kindness today and all week. There’s so much to be celebrated and so many opportunities to engage with dance in our community. Take a moment to find some happy news as well as dance events that spark your interest below. Remember to check your membership status … Continued

Pro/Motion – week of November 6

Happy Monday! Here’s an important reminder that tomorrow, Tuesday, November 7, is election day!  Check your registration status and vote however you can. Your voice matters. As days get shorter and colder, the regional dance scene keeps up the heat. Scroll down to find events close to you and support the creatives who make each event happen. Don’t see your … Continued

Pro/Motion – week of October 30

The turning of the seasons reminds us of renewal of all kinds, and thoughts about what’s next. We’re thinking about renewal and the future too. Is your BDA membership expired? If so, you can renew today and receive the many benefits from your yearly FREE e-blast to help promote your next event, from holiday performances and donation … Continued

Pro/Motion – week of October 23

  You may have noticed changes in our previous newsletter including events were listed from Wednesday last week to Tuesday this week. In order to best serve our community we will continue sending out our newsletter on Mondays with this Wednesday through Tuesday schedule. This way you’ll have more time to make arrangements to attend events that happen early each week. Please … Continued

Pro/Motion – week of October 16

Although leaves are falling, dance is picking up this season! The color of leaves aren’t the only things changing: we’re working on remodeling our weekly Pro/Motion newsletter to keep it filled with all the events and opportunities you’ve come to expect, while making it easier to navigate. You’ll find quick links to key sections. Also new: BDA … Continued

Spooky Season Filled With Thrilling Dance

October is packed with dance that honor our diversity. May Indigenous Peoples’ Day offer a moment to reflect on the roots of our country and state. This week also reflects the end of Hispanic Heritage Month and continuation of Italian-American Heritage Month. If you are not yet a BDA Member, or have let your membership lapse, please consider joining at a … Continued