BDA Open Call & Dancer Health Plus Stackin Stylez!

THIS COMING SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 10 REGISTER NOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPACE!   A special opportunity to shine! Enjoy master classes with Adriana Suarez for ballet Haley Day for contemporary Lindsey Klein for jazz/musical theatre and John Ying for break dancing taught in ASL with verbal English translation!Not looking for work as a dancer? BDA welcomes everyone* to share this … Continued

Dance and Work and Solidarity!

  Congratulations to Boston dancemaker Ilya Vidrin who will be residence at the 2023 Pillow Lab furthering his work into developing a taxonomy of partnering with novel wearable technology.   BDA expresses our condolences to the family, friends and young dance students of Shamika James of Unknown Hype Dance Studio in Mattapan.   Carl Alleyne invites family and friends to a celebration of the late dancer … Continued

Amazing August Dancing

Congratulations to Deborah Goffe of Hartford, CT, for being awarded one of the New England Foundation for the Arts’ 2023 Rebecca Blunk Fund. Each recipient receives $5,000 in unrestricted funding. The Rebecca Blunk Fund was established in 2014 in memory of Rebecca Blunk (1953-2014) and celebrates her 29 years of service to the New England Foundation for the Arts and honors … Continued

The Height of Summer Dance!

  Meet this year’s Boston Dance Alliance Open Call Teachers! Join us on Sunday September 10 at Mass Motion in Brighton and enjoy a day of master classes with Adriana Suarez for ballet, John Ying for breaking (in ASL!), Haley Day for contemporary, and Lindsey Klein for jazz/musical theatre. It’s an opportunity to sample generous teaching you can’t get anywhere else. Whether you plan to demonstrate your talents to … Continued

Swinging Summer Dance

                CONGRATULATIONS to young Boston dancers Leah Baptista Pires, Nasya Bainen and Brooklynn Massó for their NAACP award-winning ACT-SO dance performances!   The Massachusetts House and Senate voted to adopt and enact the Conference Committee’s FY24 Budget report including $25 million for the Mass Cultural Council and $895,000 in earmarks that will go directly to local arts … Continued

Summer Beat Goes On…

  The Center for Arts at the Armory heats up the stage with FEET KEEP THE BEAT – a new annual multicultural percussive dance festival bringing together flamenco, Irish, tap, kathak, body percussion and other flavors of percussive dance from around the world. Enjoy classes, jams and an exciting showcase performance featuring Anjali Nath (Kathak), Ariaki Dandawate (Kathak), DrumatiX (Tap … Continued

Summer Dancing Spreads Out!

  The City of Somerville is preparing a Master Plan for the historic Armory building to ensure the space continues to be a vibrant arts center for years to come. Three community meetings, two in-person and one online, will be facilitated by Create Today. The two in-person meetings will take place at the Somerville Armory Café, located at 191 … Continued

Dance is an Adventure!

Save the Date 2023 BDA Open Call and Dancer Health Day Sunday, September 10, 2023 at Mass Motion 100 Holton St., Brighton, MA Stay tuned for the teacher and class lineup! A month past the BDA Gala, we continue to bask in the good wishes and appreciation of our broad and diverse community. If you couldn’t make it … Continued

Global Dance Has No Boundaries

Explore the world this summer! “Visit” four countries– Mali, Mexico, Morocco, and the Philippines – without leaving Boston! The Mary Baker Eddy Library hosts its 18th One World series Tuesdays, July 11–August 1, 10 AM– 1 PM at 210 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston. At this free youth event, participants explore a different global culture each week through live performances, art projects, and a book giveaway. … Continued

Dancing Fireworks!

Jacob’s Pillow Summer Festival is in full swing. Catch performances this week by the Dutch National Ballet, Ice Dance International, Querencia Dance Company, Waheed Works, The Masterz at Work Dance Family.   Enjoy free outdoor intergenerational dance classes in Worcester this July! DECENT DANCE presents DANCE DATE at Worcester’s Institute Park Pavilion Thursdays, July 6, 13, and 20, 5:30-7:00 PM. These classes … Continued