Reminder: Regular Dance Project classes are cancelled Thursday, Sept 8 (for the Leonardo Sandoval classes), Friday Sept 9, and Saturday, Sept 10 (for the Folk Festival). Hope you can check out these fun events instead!
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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.
This week, we're shining the spotlight on Milanda McGinnis, Dance Project's Assistant School Director and an instructor in our studio. Milanda is a Knoxville, TN native where she began her dance training at a young age. She holds a B.F.A in Theater with a concentration in Dance from the University of Memphis. Since relocating to Greensboro
NCDF is excited to be showcasing the stunning trio by Kristi Vincent Johnson, When the Bough Breaks. She describes this dance as "a contemporary work inspired by the cyclical nature and consistent instability of codependent relationships. The work explores how the intensity of one person's struggles activates the enabling efforts and repeated rescues." Johnson, a Louisiana
The transition from summer to fall welcomes lots of exciting events at Dance Project! Take a look and see what’s happening-from workshops and classes to festivals and performances, there’s something for everyone to enjoy! September 1-October 6: Movement Class for Older Adults We are hosting a 6- week session of movement classes tailored for older adults!
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
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6-6:45pm, free! South Lawn, LeBauer Park We are excited to present fun and welcoming adult dance classes like hip hop, jazz, musical theater, and much more in the park! Class will meet on the South Lawn of LeBauer Park. Here is a map linked for your reference. See you there!
Raindate: September 28th, 5:45-6:45pm LeBauer Park Join us for a creative evening in LeBauer Park! This collaborative performance event presented by Dance Project, Art Alliance, and Collapss (Collective for Happy Sounds) features live music, dance performance, and visual art. Visual artists from the Art Alliance will create artwork in real-time inspired by the performers. Collapss will
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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.