“Let’s Talk” for Dance Educators & Studio Owners

co-sponsored by Connecticut Dance Alliance & Shoreline Arts Alliance

Teaching Dance in a Virtual World

  • Methodology & Approaches to Teachings
  • Dance Conditioning During Quarantine
  • Legality, Responsibility & Liability

See the recorded webinar here

Connecticut Dance Alliance Jump Start Award

Application Deadline: June 30, 2020 


 The Connecticut Dance Alliance Jump Start Award provides multi-layered support for Connecticut’s choreographers creating original work in any dance genre and at any career level. With a mission to strengthen the field of dance in Connecticut, the Connecticut Dance Alliance Jump Start Award seeks to support dance makers move forward and “jump start” their careers.

Each year between two and four awardees are selected by CDA’s selection panel. With an emphasis on diverse genres and dance styles, the selection panel looks for choreographers who are at any phase of their careers. From emerging choreographers to established dance creators, all artists are encouraged to apply. Learn more here!

Calling all Dance Studios, Dance Companies & Independent Artists!

Connecticut Dance Alliance National Dance Day

September 19th, 2020

Rain date (September 20, 2020) 

The Connecticut Dance Alliance is presenting Connecticut’s 1st Annual National Dance Day at Webster Walk in Blue Back Square in West Hartford, CT from 11 am to 5 pm. The day will feature FREE live performances, dance related festivities and workshops from Connecticut dance studios, companies, and independent artists throughout the state. The goal of National Dance Day is to spread the joy of dance in all its forms, showcase the diversity of dance in our state and encourage fun and healthy body movement and creative expression. Learn more here.

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About CDA

Connecticut Dance Alliance, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing public awareness of dance in all its forms and serving the needs of the state-wide dance community. We offer:

Performance opportunities

Masterclasses and workshops

Statewide marketing & visibility

Professional development support

Networking meetings

Listings in comprehensive statewide dance calendar

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