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 rentals
49 fiscal sponsorships were provided to dancers and dance-makers.
$324,140.80 raised for fiscal sponsees
200 people attended our gala, which honored 3 dance champions
36 dancers attended Dancer Health Day, where they received free health check-ups
19 choreographers and artistic directors came to observe and hire at our Open Call Audition—and it was our second year in a row of making it accessible and inclusive for people with disabilities
52 registrations for auditions and master classes
2,527 individuals who receive our weekly newsletter covering dance classes, workshops, auditions
This year Boston Dance Alliance marks its 30th anniversary, and we’re formulating some exciting plans to celebrate this major milestone. In the meantime, please enjoy the first edition of our weekly newsletter for 2024.
Aaron Myers, Interim Executive Director
BDA Member Events This Week
FREE! – Urbanity’s 1180 Washington Street location is reopening with an Open House on Sunday, January 7 to celebrate the newly renovated space. Ages 1-100 are welcome to take a variety of free sample classes starting at 10:30 AM until 3:15 PM. You are alos invited to make your mark on the new mural being painted by Nick Papa.
Embark on a virtual 3-week Gaga Journey, January 10-31 and discover their physical dictionary, the key words that reflect both Ohad Naharin’s most up-to-date research and key concepts which have been part the practice for years.