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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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NHCC will host live music and dance performances celebrating Carnival

Carnival celebrations include colorful costumes. (Courtesy of Frank Leto) Frank and Pilar Leto have worked tirelessly for over 15 years to bring Carnival to Albuquerque. The holiday season, which takes place before Lent in Latin American and Caribbean countries, as well as parts of the United States, is one of the biggest celebrations in the […]

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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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Remembering Nai-Ni Chen: Inventive, prolific dance artist dies at 62

Nai-Ni Chen dances in her own piece, “Mirage.” Choreographer and dancer Nai-Ni Chen died on Dec. 12 at the age of 62, while swimming off the beach in Honolulu. Bridging centuries-old Chinese traditions and contemporary art, Chen was a brilliant performer and a humanitarian whose sophisticated theater works often involved collaborations with contemporary musicians. Her […]

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Williston Dance Studio Celebrates 10 Years of Teaching Dance in the Bakken Area | Williston

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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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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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Lied’s virtual offerings include a jazz band led by Marsalis, a multimedia dance artist | Nebraska today

The Lied Center for Performing Arts is offering nine free virtual events in April, including music, dance and theater. The programming is part of the Lied’s commitment to continue to bring the arts to the people of Nebraska, no matter the circumstances. If needed, event registration is available here. The events are: ” The democracy […]

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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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WATCH: A Celebration of St. Brigid – Live Irish Music and Dance Performances

The Association of Irish and Celtic Festivals (AICF) is proud to host A Celebration of St. Brigid, with the support of the Irish Embassy, ​​celebrating an Irish saint and a Celtic goddess with the music of a mix of famous Irish musicians. St. Brigid is one of the patron saints of Ireland, although she is […]

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DANCE CLASSROOMS EDUCATE SOCIAL DANCE ONLINE

New York, NY, June 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – (via NGO Wire) Dancing Classrooms New York, a 26-year-old organization that cultivates life skills in 17,000 New York City children each year across the joyful art and the practice of social dance, has developed new online learning opportunities for young people who currently cannot attend school […]

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6 dance shows to see in New York this weekend

Our guide to the dance shows happening this weekend and in the week ahead. RICHARD ALTON at the Alexander Kasser Theater at Montclair State University in Montclair, NJ (Feb. 20-21, 7:30 p.m.; through Feb. 23). Alston has been creating vibrant, lyrical dance for half a century and has been a mainstay of British dance for […]

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Four irresistible dance shows; Erika Lee in Sainte-Kate

Is there some sort of dance explosion going on? Because after the great mid-October weekend for dance, then the Twin Cities Tap Festival, Dorrance Dance and the Irish Teaċ Daṁsa, here are four more irresistible performances. If you time it right and your budget allows, you can see all four, each expressing different perspectives and […]

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8 Dance Shows to See in NYC This Weekend

[Read about the events that our other critics have chosen for the week ahead.] KAYLA FARRISH/DECENT STRUCTURE ARTS at the Danspace Project (Oct. 17-19, 8 p.m.). When farrish speaks of a new frontier, it confronts the past and imagines a future in which people of color, women and minorities are pioneers paving the way for […]

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11 dance shows to see in New York this weekend

Our guide to the dance shows happening this weekend and in the week ahead. GERMAINE ACOGNY AND MIKAEL SERRE at the Ellen Stewart Theater at La MaMa (Sept. 26-28, 7 p.m.). Described as the “mother of African contemporary dance”, Acogny has been a formidable force on this continent for decades, notably through the creation of […]

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UA program brings music and dance education to schools in need

By Alexis Blue, University Communications June 5, 2019 Pablo Esteban Quiñonez Paz learned to play guitar through Lead Guitar, as part of the UA CFA in Schools awareness program. He plans to continue studying music at AU. (Photo: Bob Demers / UANews) When Pablo Esteban Quiñonez Paz was a young boy, he listened to his […]

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Dance performances in historic churches bring spiritual stories to life

At Reggie Wilson’s …they stood shaking while others started screamingperformed by Fist and Heel Performance Group (all photos by Daniel Kontz) PHILADELPHIA — When a choreographer Regie Wilson started his work …they stood shaking while others started screaming at Danspace project in 2018, he cited an unusual source of inspiration: a Black Shaker elder named […]

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5 dance shows to see in New York this weekend

Our guide to the dance shows happening this weekend and in the week ahead. COMPANY ABT STUDIO at the Joyce Theater (April 24, 7:30 p.m.; April 25, 8 p.m.; until April 27). This group, led by former American Ballet Theater soloist Sascha Radetsky, acts as a bridge between ballet training and a professional career. The […]

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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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Rock School for Dance Education will present The Nutcracker 1776

PhiladelphiaDANCE.org recognizes the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Nation on this traditional territory from which we operate. We recognize them as the past, present and future stewards of this land. This recognition in itself is a small gesture. It will only become meaningful when coupled with genuine relationships and informed action. PhiladelphiaDANCE.org stands in solidarity with the Black […]

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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 […]