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New York Theatre Ballet School Announces Summer Intensive

Posted on: 2/26/2021 2:00AM

New York Theatre Ballet School announces its Summer Intensive from June 28 - July 10, 2021. Providing world class Cecchetti training, the two-week program will be led by Artistic Director Diana Byer, NYTB Principal Dancer Amanda Treiber, plus guest faculty. All classes will follow a hybrid schedule of virtual and in-person options.


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Digital Screening kicks off Bowen McCauley Dance Co.’s 25th Season

Posted on: 2/24/2021 2:00AM

Bowen McCauley Dance Company (BMDC), an award-winning contemporary dance company with a legacy of community engagement, announces changes to its previously announced 25th Season schedule, due to COVID-19-related restrictions. The celebration will now begin with an added livestream screening of the 2012 World Premiere of Le Sacre du Printemps (Rite of Spring) on Friday, March 19, at 5:30 p.m. The Company’s 25th Celebration event will now take place in September 2021 at Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater.


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Avant Chamber Ballet Presents Together We Dance

Posted on: 2/22/2021 5:00PM

Avant Chamber Ballet presents Together We Dance, an inspiring program bringing together three of Dallas’ premier dance companies - ACB, Bruce Wood Dance, and Dallas Black Dance Theatre.The performances are outdoors March 26-27 at 8pm at Annette Strauss Square in the Dallas  Arts District.


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The 2021 Edition of the Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition will take place online March 8-19 "Preserving the Past - Discovering the Future"

Posted on: 2/19/2021 2:00AM

The 2021 Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition will take place online, with dancers performing live and in their own time zones, in Asia, North America, South America, Eastern Europe, South Africa, and Australia. For each time zone, there will be a different panel of judges. As in past years, selected entrants will dance for medals, prizes, scholarships to dance academies around the world, and contracts to international companies.  All programs will be broadcast worldwide and will be accompanied by narrators.  The Competition will culminate with a Grand Gala on March 19th, featuring medalists from past years, now shining with major companies around the world.


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Furloughed dancers of the Met Opera collaborate to produce a socially distanced performance series

Posted on: 2/17/2021 2:00AM

Dancers of the Met, an independent collective of dancers who have performed with the Metropolitan Opera throughout recent seasons, is joining with furloughed members of the Met Orchestra and Met Chorus Artists to produce a socially distanced chamber series for a limited audience at the downtown Arts on Site studios. Performances will take place on March 6 and 7 at 6:30p.m. and 8:00p.m. 


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Dance Commissions | The Shed's Open Call

Posted on: 2/15/2021 2:00AM

Open Call is a large-scale commissioning program for early-career New York City artists across performance, visual arts, and popular culture. Fifty panelists and reviewers in a wide range of disciplines reviewed more than 1,500 proposals in May and June of 2020 and selected 27 inventive, thought-provoking, risk-taking, and timely proposals to be presented at The Shed beginning in summer 2021. Artists receive a commissioning fee up to $15,000 depending on the scope of the proposed project, in addition to production support and resources to develop and present their work.


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Dance Accepting Applications for 40th Annual Battery Dance Festival - Deadline 3/1

Posted on: 2/10/2021 2:00AM

Battery Dance is now accepting applications for the 40th Annual Battery Dance Festival, with free performances on August 14-20, 2021 at Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park, NYC. Applications must be submitted online. It draws audiences of approximately 2,000 people each night from the large downtown population of workers, residents, families, tourists, senior citizens and dance fans from the greater NYC metropolitan area and beyond.


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