Mass Dance Festival Seeks Performers, Teachers, Organizers

The Massachusetts Dance Festival is now making plans for its 2012 season of weekend workshops and performances, tentatively planned for September at Boston University and the University of Massachusetts/Amherst.

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Georgia’s Ballethnic Dance Company Featured in Black Heritage Festival

The 23rd Annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival, “Journeys, Passages and Transitions,” will run February 1 to 16 and feature dance workshops and performances by the Ballethnic Dance Company.

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After Stormy Setback, Massachusetts Dance Festival Back on Track

The Massachusetts Dance Festival, partially cancelled due to the arrival of Hurricane Irene, has rescheduled its day of workshops and concert for October 30 at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

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Isadora Duncan Dancers Tennessee Visit Includes Public Performance

Lori Belilove & The Isadora Duncan Dance Company will be in residence at St. Mary’s Episcopal School in Memphis, Tennessee, from October 19 through 21.

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Beginners to Advanced Dancers Find Summer Offerings at MMDC

A program of new workshops and classes, from modern to salsa, are underway at The School at the Mark Morris Dance Center, 3 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, New York. This week saw the start of beginning modern on Wednesdays, and beginning/intermediate modern on Thursdays. Other classes include intermediate/advanced tap on Wednesdays . . .

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Summer Workshops Offered in Duncan Technique

The Isadora Duncan Dance Foundation will offer five weeks of adult workshops in New York City from July 5 to August 19 in the movement techniques made famous by the modern dance pioneer.

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Three-Day Bollywood Festival Brings Color and Dance to San Diego

Bollywood America, a non-for-profit organization with the mission of education, fine arts awareness, and community outreach, is sponsoring a three-day South Asian Festival in San Diego.

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Dance Planet Features Classes for Teachers in Adaptive Dance, Pilates

Dance Planet 15, a community-based weekend of free dance performances and workshops in Dallas organized by the Dance Council of North Texas, has released an updated schedule of events especially for teachers.

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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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January Workshops On Tap at Peridance Capezio Center

Peridance Capezio Center in New York City has announced a full schedule of January workshops by major choreographers and teachers.

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Festival Weekend Celebrates Square and Contra Dancing

The 24th Annual Ralph Page Dance Legacy Weekend, a weekend of contra and square dancing, will be held January 14 to 16 at the Memorial Union Building at the University of New Hampshire in Durham.

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10th Anniversary of DanceATHENS Marked with Workshops, Concerts

The DanceATHENS Dance Festival has planned a week-long celebration of workshops, dance concerts, seminars, and master classes to celebrate a decade of uniting the Athens, Georgia, community in dance.

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Citywide Arts Festival Planned in Portland

Performers from around Portland, Oregon, will share the stage during Fall.ART.Live, produced by Oregon Ballet Theatre on Sunday, September 12.

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3 Ballet Workshops at Ailey Extension in August

The Ailey Extension will present three workshops in August that focus specifically on ballet technique, performance, and instruction that will help everyone from beginning dancers to professionals to sharpen and expand their skills.

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All-Day Anniversary Bash for Dance Center

The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago, one of the city’s leading presenters of contemporary dance, will hold a free, daylong celebration September 25 to mark 10 years at its current location, 1306 S. Michigan Avenue.

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