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.
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
As Social Media Intern this spring, I’ve gotten to work with both of the Dance Project Co-Directors, Anne Morris and Lauren Joyner. You might have taken a class with them, seen them perform with the Van Dyke Dance Group, or know them from around the office. They’re fun, hard-working people who keep the organization running so
Greetings from the NC Dance Festival! It’s almost May, which means that plans for the next season’s NC Dance Festival tour, which begins in September, are well-underway! The touring artists have been selected and announced, schedules are being worked out with our host sites around the state, and we’re working on marketing, social media, and
The Van Dyke Dance Group is hard at work in the studio these days, preparing for the upcoming May 6 performance at the GreenHill Center for NC Art. Here are three of the dancers, Kelly Swindell, Lauren Joyner, and Kate Weaver, rehearsing “Tiny Life,” a trio that mixes playful dance movement and complex rhythms against the
Dance Project offers a variety of weekly classes for children, teens, and adults, but did you know we also offer Master Classes every second and third Saturday in the Fall and Spring? What are Master Classes? We offer many different levels of Master Classes; some Saturdays the class might be for advanced dancers, but others
It's not every day that students apply for internships of their dreams and get them! Dance Project actively seeks interns each semester to help college students get their foot in the door and gain invaluable experience for when it comes time for them to graduate and obtain their first job. Dance Project looks for interns
It’s Tuesday night, and rehearsals are in full swing. The youngest dancers practice their spacing, and go over the footwork one more time. The teens try on their costumes, adjusting shoulder straps and skirts. The adults are just arriving after work at their day jobs– professor, doctor, graduate student, elementary teacher. Dance Project’s Student Performance
For Immediate Release–The NC Dance Festival (NCDF) announces the featured artists and dates for the Festival’s 26th season, kicking off in September 2016! Each year, the NC Dance Festival brings professional modern and contemporary dance choreography from NC artists to audiences across the state. A panel of NCDF adjudicators selects 5 NC-based professional choreographers
$25,000 for 25 Years
We are raising $25,000 in honor of the 25th Anniversary of the NC Dance Festival, and we are more than halfway there! Help us reach our goal with your gift!
Join us for a Kizomba Master Class with Steven Messina! June 18th, 12:-1:30pm Studio 323, Cultural Arts Center $12 pre-register, $15 at door Kizomba is a partner dance from Angola that emphasizes connection between the ground, the music, and the partners. Class will cover the fundamentals of these connections as well as the 4
Join Dance Project’s student performance company on May 24th at 7pm. (Teens only) Located at Penn Griffin High School Admission is $5 adults, $3 students.
Latest School News
March 10: Davie Street between Friendly and Summit avenues and Summit Avenue between Elm and Lindsay streets will be closed due to street improvements associated with the construction of LeBauer Park. The closures are expected to continue until July. Review this map of the affected area. Motorists should expect delays traveling through this area and are urged