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.
Photo by Jeff Cravotta NCDF is excited to showcase returning NCDF artist EE Balcos on our 26th tour. Balcos is a professional dancer, choreographer, and contact improviser from Minneapolis, Minnesota. He has performed nationally and internationally with successful modern dance companies and his own choreography has been presented across the country. His work has also had
NCDF is excited to be showcasing Lindsey Kelley Brewer’s solo work, that happened, now onward in our upcoming 26th season. Recognizing the muddled past; its existence, its purpose. Learning to release what is necessary; set it free, forgive and someday even forget? Attempting to leave yesterday's debris in the haunting shadows and move towards a lighter and clearer
NCDF is excited to present Eric Mullis’s Phasings in our upcoming 26th season. Phasings, a minimalist, contemporary quartet by Eric Mullis, explores musical structures used by Steve Reich in his early compositions—accumulation, erasure, and phasing. Mullis has studied with Jesse Zarritt and Ishmael-Houston Jones, gaga technique in Tel-Aviv, Tai chi and Chinese martial arts in the United States, Beijing and
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
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The NC Dance Festival season closes with a performance in Greensboro at the new Van Dyke Performance Space on November 12, 2016, at 7:30pm. The Festival tour opened in Raleigh (September 10), and then continued to Boone (October 28-29). The Greensboro concert is the inaugural performance in Dance Project Founder Jan Van Dyke’s namesake theater,
Saturday, November 12, 2016 12-2pm Studio 323 Before you see the NC Dance Festival that night in the new Van Dyke Performance Space, come and take a masterclass with NCDF Artist Lindsey Kelley Brewer in studio 323! It is an open level Modern Technique and Repertory Class. All are welcome! Free!! Register here Lindsey Kelley Brewer
Join us as the NCDF goes to the mountains! The next tour stop is at Appalachian State University. October 27-29, 2016, 7:00pm (Oct 27: Local only show) October 28: NCDF Touring Artists E.E. Balcos and Renay Aumiller Dances plus local Boone artists Caroline Daniels, Nicole Durfee, G. Alex Smith, and Jamille Wallick October 29: NCDF
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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.