NJ Tap Dance Ensemble Founder Deborah Mitchell Honored at Tapology Weekend

Tapology’s annual Dance Festival for Youth, a three-day event featuring dance workshops for youth and adults, a tap competition, historical presentation, honorary luncheon, and concert, is set for October 25 to 28 at the Flint Institute of Music’s Cultural Center Campus, 1025 E. Kearsley Street, Flint, Michigan.

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Tappers Overtake NYC in Annual Tap City Festival

The American Tap Dance Foundation (ATDF) presents Tap City, the annual tap dance festival, running July 7 to 13 in New York City with hundreds of master classes and courses with internationally renowned teachers; expansive adult, pre-professional, teen, and youth training programs; awards and performances; and city-wide events.

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A Dance Lover’s Delight: 200 Free Events Planned at Jacob’s Pillow

This summer’s 80th anniversary season of the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival offers more than 200 free performances, talks, exhibits, and community events from mid-June through August 26 at the Becket, Massachusetts landmark.

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Jacob’s Pillow Considers Dance’s Past and Future During 80th Season

Tickets for the Jacob’s Pillow 80th Anniversary Festival, an international celebration of dance, music, the visual arts, and culture beginning June 16 with the Season Opening Gala and continuing through August 26, are now on sale.

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Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Heads Into 35th Season

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago’s 35th anniversary season will include premieres and audience favorites back by popular demand, the second annual danc(e)volve: New Works Festival, tours of both the West and East Coasts, and innovative collaborations with cultural partners in Chicago and around the country.

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Massachusetts, RI Dance Educators Join Forces in January Festival

Dance Alliance of Rhode Island and the Massachusetts Dance Education Organization are joining forces to provide a festival of dance for teachers and students on January 8 at Bridgewater State University in Bridgewater, Massachusetts.

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Dance Festival Next Month in Anaheim

A gala performance, dance workshops, and a dance photo exhibition are among the attractions planned at the 2011 Anaheim International Dance Festival from August 12 to 14 in Anaheim, California. The festival will be presented by Anaheim Ballet and Chapman University, in association with Youth America Grand Prix.

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Best of Modern Dance Finds its Way to North Carolina This Summer

The American Dance Festival (ADF), encouraging the creation of new and innovative modern works while also preserving modern dance heritage through the continued presentation of timeless dance classics, will present Something New, Something Treasured from June 9 to July 23 in Durham, North Carolina.

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Workshops, Gala Performance Highlight Children’s Dance Festival

The 19th annual Children’s Dance Festival, an opportunity for dancers ages 6 to 18 to attend workshops in a variety of dance styles and perform in a gala, will be held May 1 from noon to 6pm at Brookline High School, 66 Tappan Street, Brookline, Massachusetts.

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Scandinavian Dance Kicks off Bard SummerScape Festival

Scandinavia’s rich cultural heritage, and the question of artistic conservatism in the modernist age, will be explored at the eighth annual Bard SummerScape festival, which once again features a sumptuous tapestry of music, opera, theater, dance, film, and cabaret.

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Bates College Summer Festival Offers Educational Programs

Each summer, the Bates Dance Festival at Bates College, Lewiston, Maine, brings together an international community of choreographers, performers, educators, and students in a cooperative community to study, perform, and create new work.

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Three Weekends of Events in Black Choreographers Festival

The Black Choreographers Festival: Here and Now, which strives to serve the community through providing a forum to increase the visibility of African American dance, will be running the last three weekends in February in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Dance Community Welcomes New Choreographers at BAX

BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange welcomes a new group of dancers and choreographers into New York City’s dance community with a two-day showcase, the Upstart Festival, curated by choreographer Shannon Hummel, founder/director of Cora Dance, and Marya Warshaw, founding and executive director of BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange.

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