Important Announcement: Due to circumstances out of our control Contemporary Jazz III/IV with Lauren Joyner, Saturday April 9th, is canceled. Please join us April 16th, from 12-2pm, for the VDDG Master Class with Company trustee Virginia Dupont and stay after class for birthday cake to celebrate Jan's 75th birthday! Have a great weekend!
Welcome to the Dance Project
Dance Project is a festival, a school, a dance company, and a community resource fueled by a passion for excellence in dance. Dance Project’s mission is to cultivate the field of modern dance in North Carolina, nurturing a community of artists, audiences, and students by providing opportunities for training, performance, collaboration, and employment.
In an effort to support the creation of new choreography by NC artists, the NCDF has partnered with the NC Dance Alliance (NCDA) to offer the NCDA/NCDF New Works Award. This year’s inaugural New Works artist is Sarah Council of Charlotte, founder and artistic director of Sarah Council Dance Projects (SCDP). Her new work Dislocate will premiere at
Dance Project would like to highlight the amazing students, artists, teachers, and choreographers who dance with us! We are implementing a new blog series titled “Spotlight” which features an interview with a student, teacher, or artist. For the first feature in our series, we interviewed Avery Winney, a sweet, energetic, and talented young dancer at
This summer, Dance Project has been busy hosting several summer camps. From dancing through the colorful forests of the Jungle book to moving about the mysterious attractions of Willy Wonka's chocolate factory, our campers had a blast 'this summer learning the process of musical productions. Dance Project's other camps such as "Superhero Camp" and "Around
By Olivia Meeks, Dance Project Intern As one of Dance Project’s summer interns, I was excited to stop by their annual Dancing and Drumming workshop at Brown Recreation Center, even though I only knew a little about it. I knew that Wesley Williams, director of Suah African Dance Theatre was leading it, teaching music and
In November 2014, The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro unveiled plans for the new Carolyn & Maurice LeBauer Park located in downtown Greensboro. This exciting, new community park is expected to open in August 2016. The park will feature modern art, a 20,000 square foot children’s playground, a performance lawn, and much more! Dance Project
Dance Project offers classes during our summer session in a variety of techniques, for beginners to experienced dancers. This summer we are excited to announce and introduce our guest teachers for our Modern III/IV class, held Tuesday nights from 6-7:30. Renay Aumiller, Durham based performer and choreographer and Artistic Director of Renay Aumiller Dances (RAD)
Jan Van Dyke, founder of the Dance Project, was a visionary, a trait seen through all the many hats she wore as a dancer, choreographer, and teacher. For a long time, she envisioned a proper venue where dancers could perform for smaller audiences yet still feel as if they were performing for thousands. She recognized
This year at Dance Project: the School at City Arts, there have been many performances, classes, and events that we would like to remember, because we are so happy we are able to give back to the community and provide a place where people can come to dance! The past year was an exciting adventure
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Thursday mornings 11am-12 noon Teaching artist Brianna Taylor will be leading a 6- week session of movement classes tailored for older adults. Keep your mind and body active and improve strength, balance and flexibility. No movement or dance experience needed, just a willingness to try new things! This class will provide modifications for a range of mobility, but
August 20, 2:15-3:15pm, LeBauer Park Free Dancer, teacher, choreographer Brianna Taylor embraces the excitement of improvisation in her dance-making and performing. Taylor will discuss her approach to improvisation and her experience with Collapss (COLLective for hAPpy SoundS), a multidisciplinary performance ensemble. The “Get to Know an Artist” series aims to create an exchange between artists
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Our Fall Class Schedule is open! Fall classes begin August 29. Register by August 20 to waive the registration fee! Click here for schedule.