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The ADC welcomes a new administrative assistant – Rachel Singletary!

Rachel joins the ADC after an extensive career with Nashville Ballet 2, the Alabama Ballet, and AROVA Contemporary Ballet. She has studied Revolutionary Principles of Movement with Wes Chapman and Cheryl Ale, based on the syllabus of Ruth Petrinovic, and Dance for Parkinson’s Disease with David Leventhal of the Mark Morris Dance Group. Rachel recently completed Zena Rommett Floor-Barre® Technique Certification, first level.  She is on faculty at NS Dance Studio and Beverly’s Dance…

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Added by Alabama Dance Council on October 3, 2018 at 11:43am — No Comments

Welcome back to the studio!

Summer break is over and school is back in session! The Alabama Dance Council welcomes everyone back to the studio and shares wishes for a fabulous season of dance.

One ADC member company has been working all summer on an upcoming performance. Notinee Indian Dance Director Pia Sen has transformed Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore’s story of love, magic, and empowerment into a dance drama with narrations in English.  Rumor has it the September 8 show is almost sold out, so get tickets…

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Added by Alabama Dance Council on August 30, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments

Where can I dance this summer?

Summer time is right around the corner and that means summer dance camps and intensives! Post your summer dance schedule to the Alabama Dance Exchange and it will be automatically fed onto the ADC website's homepage, and featured in our e-newsletter, Footworks!

Help us help you spread the word!!

Added by Alabama Dance Council on May 2, 2018 at 12:02pm — No Comments

"Celebration of the Arts" Awards presented on May 24

The Alabama State Council on the Arts will honor eight outstanding Alabamians at the “Celebration of the Arts” awards ceremony on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.  The event will take place at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, located at 1 Festival Drive, Montgomery.  A coffee and dessert reception will immediately follow the awards ceremony in the lobby of the theatre. The event is FREE and open to the public, but reservations and tickets are required. To reserve…

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Added by Alabama Dance Council on April 18, 2017 at 2:17pm — No Comments

Dancer Spotlight: Jarvis Williams

 The Alabama Dance Festival in January 2016 offered college dance students the opportunity to audition for the School at Jacob’s Pillow, a prestigious summer intensive at the most historic dance venue in America. Dancers spend their summer immersed in high-level technique classes and intense rehearsals of classic and original works. They also perform for Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival audiences as part of The Pillow’s Inside/Out Series, and make lasting connections with Festival artists and…

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Added by Alabama Dance Council on September 20, 2016 at 2:24pm — No Comments

Kyle Abraham Dance Residency Honors Civil Rights Legacies in Montgomery, Selma, Birmingham on January 5-18

KYLE ABRAHAM DANCE RESIDENCY HONORS CIVIL RIGHTS LEGACIES IN MONTGOMERY, SELMA, BIRMINGHAM ON JANUARY 5-18



Birmingham, AL – Kyle Abraham and his contemporary dance company Abraham.In.Motion (A.I.M.) is the guest company-in-residence for the 2015 Alabama Dance Festival in January. Residency activities and performances will take place in three pivotal communities in the civil rights movement - Montgomery, Selma, and Birmingham - to stimulate community conversations…

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Added by Alabama Dance Council on January 1, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Wes Chapman Joins ASFA Faculty as Permanent Guest Artist in Residence

The Alabama School of Fine Arts is pleased to announce that Wes Chapman, international classical ballet teacher, coach and répétiteur, is joining our Department of Dance as Permanent Guest Artist in Residence. Mr. Chapman will be on campus teaching for extended periods each school year and will also represent the ASFA Dance Department at dance festivals and summer dance intensives throughout the country.

A native of Union Springs, Alabama, Chapman graduated from Alabama School of Fine…

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Added by Alabama Dance Council on November 13, 2014 at 4:22pm — No Comments

New documentary: Nutcracker Inc. featuring AL dance companies!

Don't miss your chance to support this new documentary: Nutcracker Inc. featuring AL dance companies and studios! Watch and donate today! Let's make this film happen.…

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Added by Alabama Dance Council on August 6, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Jazz teacher needed ASAP!

Jazz teacher needed!



Cullman Ballet Theatre School is looking for a jazz teacher that is willing to drive to Cullman one day a week for the 2010-2011 school term August 16 to the end of May 2011.



You would need to be qualified to teach an intermediate and advanced levels of jazz.

Also there is some interest possibly in a…

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Added by Alabama Dance Council on July 9, 2010 at 1:57pm — No Comments

Arts community invited to apply for new funding opportunity from HUD!

NEA Chairman Landesman and Hud Secretary Donovan Invite the Arts Community and Creative Sector to…

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Added by Alabama Dance Council on July 1, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Teaching Artist Journal is seeking field reporters



Hello arts education friends,

Are YOU a teaching artist with something to say?



The Teaching Artist Journal is seeking field reporters to expand the reach of voices that come to you through our print and online Newsbreak section



Teaching Artist Journal opportunity

If you are a practicing teaching artist and you are…

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Added by Alabama Dance Council on June 30, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

Job Opportunity: Baton Teacher Needed

Starrz Performing Arts Centre in Pell City Alabama is looking for a Baton Teacher for Competitive Baton. Contact Starr Gaither Kendrick at 205-338-1725 if interested.

Starrz Performing Arts Centre
4800 Cogswell Avenue
Pell City, AL 35125

Added by Alabama Dance Council on June 29, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

Creative Capital: New Subsidy Grant for Organizations

Dear Friends,



Creative Capital is pleased to announce a new Workshop Subsidy program made possible by the generous support of The Kresge Foundation. Through this program, Creative Capital will be able to partner with organizations like yours to bring its Professional Development Program (PDP) to even more artists across the country in 2011 and 2012. Workshop Subsidy Grants are designed to broaden…

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Added by Alabama Dance Council on May 25, 2010 at 10:36am — No Comments

Beware of Spam Emails!

It has come to our attention that the following message is being circulated to Dance companies/organizations/studios across the US. IT IS SPAM! Do not reply.


If you have questions or concerns feel free to contact us.…

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Added by Alabama Dance Council on May 7, 2010 at 5:09pm — 2 Comments

What are you doing for Dance Day: April 29th, 2010?

The official message for

Dance Day:…

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Added by Alabama Dance Council on April 19, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Job Opportunity: Strut, USA Performing Arts Center

Strut, USA Performing Arts Center seeks an experienced dance instructor needed for studio in Gadsden, Alabama. Studio is in it's 25th year and does do dance competitions. Applicant would need to be trained in ballet with knowledge of pointe, tap and jazz. Classes are also offered in HipHop, Contemporary, Clogging, Musical Theatre, Voice and Baton Twirling. Owner would consider hiring more than one instructor depending on expertise. Salary would be determined by…

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Added by Alabama Dance Council on April 15, 2010 at 11:42am — No Comments

Call for Entries-American Dance Festival 15th Annual Dancing for the Camera: International Festival of Film and Video Dance

The American Dance Festival is pleased to announce a call for entries for the 15th Annual Dancing for the Camera: International Festival of Film and Video Dance.…

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Added by Alabama Dance Council on March 30, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

Synchronicity Call for Submissions!

The Fall/Winter 2009 version of Synchronicity, Alabama's professional dance journal, will be combined with the Spring/Summer 2010 version. Want to contribute? Want to announce your summer programs? Read a great article lately? Successfully kicked off a new program? Submit your articles, news, season announcements, and accolades to Conrhonda Baker at cbaker@alabamadancecouncil.org by… Continue

Added by Alabama Dance Council on March 22, 2010 at 9:57am — No Comments

Job Opportunity: Alabama Entertainers Talent Company

The Alabama Entertainers Talent Company is in need of dance teachers. We are looking for instructors versed in ballet, tap, jazz, & lyrical dance. Located in Attalla (outside Gadsden). We are willing to pay for gas expenses. This is a part time position. The instructors have full creative control. Contact Brittany Cumby at 256-393-5222 for more details.

http://www.alabamaentertainers.org/index.html

Added by Alabama Dance Council on January 25, 2010 at 12:44pm — No Comments

Dancing With SAF Stars, Report from Nikki Estes, Director of Touring & Presenting

We are thrilled to report that the Southern Arts Federation’s dance touring initiative, a major new effort to develop stronger dance presentation and audiences for modern dance and contemporary ballet, is off to an exciting start! This summer and fall, SAF brought together 11 presenters at the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival and Performing Arts Exchange (PAE) conference.



At Jacob’s Pillow, presenters along with SAF staff and our consultant… Continue

Added by Alabama Dance Council on December 8, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

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