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

Full Swing Summer Dance

Modern Dance for Life, taught by Naomi Goldberg Haas at The Yard in Chilmark Monday, June 26-Friday, June 30, was created for the dancer coming back to the studio. Enjoy moving with full expression and purpose, the class integrates the thinking body with the emotional body. Barre work moves to standing center opening the spine with a combination of contemporary … Continued

Celebrating Juneteenth, the Solstice, and Lives in Motion!

    Juneteenth on Monday, June 19 is our newest federal holiday! Take the opportunity to learn, to celebrate, and to continue to work towards fulfilling the promise of liberation.   Juneteenth performance with Illstyle & Peace Productions creates eclectic work rooted in West African Dance, contemporary and old school hip hop blended with tap, ballet, DJing, and beatboxing. … Continued

Gala Gladness and So Much More!

THE EVENT WE’VE ALL BEEN WAITING FOR!   LAST CALL FOR TICKETS! JOIN US THIS THURSDAY IN PERSON OR ONLINE FOR A NIGHT TO REMEMBER AS WE HONOR ANN BROWN ALLEN, DIANNE “LADY DI” WALKER, DEBORAH MASON & STEVE ADELSON OF TEDDY SHOES Your generous bid on items in the 2023 BDA Online Silent Auction supports dance throughout our community! Embrace Boston‘s Juneteenth Block … Continued

PRIDE and Proud of Boston Dance!

DON’T WAIT TO GET YOUR TICKETS Join BDA in just ten days as we gather to honor Dr. Michael Shannon Dance Champions Ann Brown Allen, Dianne Walker, Deborah Mason and 2023 BDA Unsung Hero Steven Adelson. This “festive but not formal” evening includes a delicious Mediterranean buffet, drinks, performances, and tributes to our honorees as our community comes together to celebrate. Can’t … Continued

What’s Dance Got To Do With it? Everything.

June is just around the corner! Get your tickets to the dance community’s most anticipated annual celebration! Attend in person or join us online!   PLUS   Don’t miss the great items available online!   Creativity is alive and well in the Boston Public Schools! BPS students present three jam-packed days of music, dance, and theatre performances at the  Citywide Arts Festival. Wednesday, … Continued

Tap, Theremin and Time to Dance!

Have you checked out this year’s BDA Gala Auction? Get a head start and place your bid! Choose from 5 sets of tickets, 10 different experiences and so much more! Whether you need to wind down with a massage or a wine tasting, or you want to move your body in Gaga or in pilates, our auction … Continued