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Ballet Hispánico appoints Chell Parkins as its first Dance Education Scholar-in-Residence

Hispanic Balletthe renowned Latinx dance organization recognized as one of America’s cultural treasures, has appointed Chell Parkins as the first scholar-in-residence in dance education as part of its Community Arts Partnerships (CAP) collaboration with Teachers College, Columbia University on behalf of their Doctor of Dance Education program and the Arnold Institute for Dance Education Research, […]

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The Tulsa Ballet Center for Dance Education partners with Canada’s National Ballet School for a free community dance performance program in Tulsa

JUlsa Ballet Center for Dance Education partnered with Canada’s National Ballet School, NBS, to bring the share the dance program in Tulsa, a program that offers eight free classes for all ages, bringing the community together for a performance at Guthrie Green. share the dance is an interactive celebration of movement and music, intended to […]

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Deeply Rooted Expands Mac Dance Instruction to Chicago’s South Side

Building on its successful dance education program, Deep-rooted dance theater adds a new location for new and existing programs, in addition to its original location at Ballet Chicago in downtown Chicago. Classes and workshops at the new Mayfair Arts Center (MAC), 8701 S. Bennett Avenue, Chicago, March 5 through April 25, with a culmination of […]

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Pegasus Dance Studios in East York offers dance education for children with special needs as part of Darby’s Dancers – Beach Metro Community News

Darby’s Dancers is inspired by Darby Jones from Alabama, seen in this photo from the Darby’s Dancers website. Jones, who suffered from Down syndrome, died of leukemia in 2013. The dance program for children with special needs continues as her legacy. By AMANDA GIBB Pegasus Dance Studios in East York has partnered with Darby’s Dancers, […]

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92y Announces Dance Education Laboratory Teaching Certificate Program

The Dance Education Laboratory announces that applications are open for the new DEL Institute program, a one-year teaching certificate program led by Ann biddle. Applications are open until November 15 and the program starts in January. The DEL Institute provides high-quality professional learning in dance education to everyone who teaches dance, from dance educators in […]

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Center for Modern Dance Education founder Shirley Ubell has passed away

Shirley Ubell, modern dancer, dancer therapist and longtime founder and artistic director of the nonprofit Center for Modern Dance Education (CMDE) in Hackensack, New Jersey, died April 11 in Lafayette, Calif., At the age 93. Over five decades at CMDE, she has created and nurtured innovative programs based on her belief that the joy and […]

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Dancewave stands for tuition-free access to dance education for young people in New York City

Nonprofit Arts dancewave will radically focus its enrollment model to prioritize equitable access for all with the activation of the new Stand With Dancewave campaign, raising funds to provide tuition-free access to its year-round pre-professional dance program for young people aged 7 to 18. Seeking to remove financial barriers to success, the Stand With Dancewave […]

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Central Connecticut State University’s Dance Education Program Presents “Legends” Virtual Showcase

Central Connecticut State University’s Dance Education Program presents “Legends” in conjunction with student dance company Dancentral. “Legends” is the faculty’s annual spring dance showcase and will air live April 18 at 3 p.m. at www.ccsu.edu/dance. Live streaming is free, but registration is recommended. You can register on https://www.showpass.com/legends-ccsu-dance-education-program-w-dancentral/. Legends is a dance performance paying homage […]

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En Pointe: Exploring Health Literacy in Dance Education – The Pitt Education Research Report, Issue: April 2021

Doctoral student Andrea Kozai has completed a first-of-its-kind study of dance programs in teaching schools around the world. The study shows areas of improvement that can help dancers lead healthier lives. April 01, 2021 Gregory Latshaw Before enrolling in a doctoral program, Andrea Kozai was a professional dancer […]

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ArtSea: the company that brings dance education to the Bahamas

From hotels to hair salons, many industries have been hit hard by the pandemic. But I would say that the industry most affected – the industry that seems to be the lowest priority in terms of support from governments around the world – is the arts, and more specifically dance. No better example of this […]

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Evansville Children’s Center for Dance Education Welcomes Blind Student

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – The Evansville Children’s Dance Education Center has a phrase painted on its wall – the centre’s mission statement – “Every child should dance.” This motto was more than obvious Wednesday night at the studio. Cadie Riley, 14, is blind and has always enjoyed dancing at home on her own. She went to […]

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Dance Education During COVID-19 • Dance • Marymount Manhattan College

With the reopening of MMC’s main campus during the fall 2020 semester, the Department of Dance was challenged with continuing education in a discipline characterized by performing arts. Following the virtual / open campus education model, dance education persevered through the addition of new equipment, the implementation of health and safety protocols, and the determination […]

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It’s time to tackle sexual misconduct in dance education

In 2001, the young Chanel, a determined, ambitious, fiery and stubborn teenager, was about to start her sophomore year at LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, also known as the very “Fame” school. acclaimed. I was an excellent student, a promising young dancer and appreciated by my teachers and my peers. […]

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High Quality Dance Teaching at Shanghai City Ballet – This is Shanghai

Shanghai City Ballet was founded to provide high quality dance education to students of all ages. Since opening in 2013 with a single school class and a handful of students, it has now expanded to its current location on Changle Lu with three fully equipped classrooms including floating floors, a changing room , a waiting […]

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Smithsburg grad receives national dance teaching honor

The National Dance Education Organization recently announced the recipients of the 2020 awards recognizing individuals who have made essential contributions to the field of dance education. Jennifer A. (Martin) Aversa of Pikesville, Md., and formerly of Smithsburg, was selected as a co-recipient of the 2020 National Award for Outstanding Dance Educator in the Private Sector. […]

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The best places to watch dance shows online

Photo: Erin Baiano and Paul Kolnik/New York City Ballet You won’t be able to catch a dance performance for a while: For the next few months, it’s video or nothing. And there are definitely some things you lose by watching the dance virtually, like how a dancer’s gestures communicate directly with the viewer’s muscles (when […]

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Ted Warburton named first Senior Fellow of the Institute for Dance Education Research, Policy & Leadership

Edward (Ted) Warburton, dance professor and acting dean of the arts at UC Santa Cruz, has been appointed the Arnhold Institute for Dance Education Research, Policy & Leadership Principal Investigator at Teachers College, Columbia University. Funded by a recent $ 6.085 million donation from the Arnhold Foundation to advance dance education around the world, the […]

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The Dance Arts Academy, in partnership with Darby’s Dancers, offers a free dance instruction program for children with special needs

Once a week, children with special needs can learn all types of dance in a supportive environment at Darby’s Dancers classes at the Dance Arts Academy. Dotty Hancock Frolic, twirl, jump – all things children love to do. And what better way to express yourself, learn new moves and just have fun than in a […]

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Wagner College Introduces Dance Education Major

This fall, Wagner College will begin offering a new dance education major, building on the strength of its nationally acclaimed theater program, Wagner College Theatre, which recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. “The new major will cultivate dance artists of the highest caliber, who will be multidimensional in their field of study and dance pedagogy, who […]

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Ballet Arizona brings dance education to West Valley

The Arizona School of Ballet will be point its direction to the West Valley for its Spring 2019 semester, starting January 16. The four-month session provides the opportunity for children ages 4-8 to learn essential ballet skills from professional teachers in a studio at Estrella Mountain Community College, 3000 N. Dysart Road. at Avondale. Let […]

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PMDI sets the standard for dance education | Star City Sports

The Pure Movement Dance Institute was established in 2001 by owner and director Rhea Gill to provide Lincoln dancers with an art-based dance program. The Institute was founded on the belief that dance should be viewed and experienced as an artistic expression. A core part of the studio’s ethos is to provide a platform of […]

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17 City Ballet School students expand their dance education this summer

Students at the City Ballet School in downtown Hagerstown are continuing their dance studies across the country this summer. Seventeen students from the City Ballet School were chosen to participate in the best summer study programs in the United States. Students were selected through national and international audition tours for highly selective programs ranging from […]

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Ball State Students Bring Dance Education to Community Schools in Muncie

By: Jillian Wilschke— Muncie, IN – One week it might be salsa, the next it could be jazz, but young people in local elementary schools are learning the art of dance, thanks to the efforts of students like Ella Donovan of Ball State University. “My favorite part of the project are the times during class […]

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Alvin Ailey Dance Troupe Brings Dance Education to Underserved Communities in Paris : NPR

When the famous Alvin Ailey dance troupe tours, they do community outreach. This summer, they are in Paris to give lessons to underprivileged young dancers. MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: Now in Paris where audiences enjoy the first leg of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s European tour. For nearly 60 years, the company has performed modern […]

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Shiamak Davar explains how teaching dance can transform learning in Indian schools

Ohen I decided to make dance my profession, my primary goal was to create a dance academy that promotes dance as an education. Since then, my goal has been to provide quality dance education in India through a well-structured curriculum, inculcating correct technique and providing sound training to students of all ages. We have been […]

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$4.36 million donation to boost dance education

As the decline of arts education over the past decades increasingly worries cultural institutions, a new $4.36 million donation aims to strengthen dance education by taking a different approach. The donation, from Jody Gottfried Arnhold and her husband, John, will enable Columbia University’s Teachers College to establish a new doctoral program train those who train […]

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Waltzing Around: Why we need to take dance education more seriously

India is known for its rich traditions and cultural values; apart from that, we are also known to accept other cultures with open arms. Dance, music and song have been an integral part of our lives, whether it is a festival, a wedding, a birth or even a death, dance and music play an important […]

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Dance education documentary PS DANCE! Is nominated for a New York Emmy

NEW YORK, March 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — PS DANCE!an inspiring film about teaching dance in New York City public schools, was nominated for a New York Emmy in the Documentary category. The New York Emmy Awards will take place on Saturday, March 19, 2016. Photo – http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160316/345011 Dance education documentary PS DANCE! Is nominated for […]

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New documentary on dance education PS DANCE! Reveals the transformative power of dance in public schools

Paul L King, Executive Director of the New York City Department of Education’s Office of the Arts notes, “We are thrilled to support this excellent profile of dance education at New York City Schools. The story of the growth of dance programs is a testament to the value of arts education for all students and […]