Lisa R Chow, ADC President, 602-740-9616 PO Box 64852-4852, Phoenix AZ.


DANCE HEALS GRIEF & LOSS – A Workshop for Your Studio or School

August 6, 2021 No Comments khpblack News

Dr. Susan Bendix, a trained dance, somatics and mindfulness instructor in Tempe, would you like to offer your students, patrons or clients a way to process some of the grief and loss experienced during this pandemic in a healthy, mindful and artful way. Her new workshop entitled Moving Grief –

LaTasha Barnes joins ASU Dance!

August 2, 2021 No Comments khpblack News

We welcome LaTasha Barnes — internationally recognized and award-winning dancer, choreographer, educator and performer — to Tempe! She will be teaching Hip Hop I, Dance in the U.S. Popular Culture, and Dance Matters for ASU this fall! Below are a few quotes from local Phoenix swing dancers who have experienced

ADC Director Debbie Polisky Receives Grant for Parkinson’s Dance & Nutrition Therapy

July 26, 2021 No Comments khpblack News

Debbie Polisky (Avondale), owner of Nutrition Tango, together with partner Barrow Neurological Institute (Phoenix), received a grant for $18,500 from the Parkinson’s Foundation to use Argentine Tango and nutrition to benefit the Phoenix Parkinson’s community. “I’m honored to receive this grant from the Parkinson’s Foundation,” states Debbie. “It’s an opportunity

JOBS in the Performing ARTS + AUDITIONS

July 20, 2021 No Comments khpblack News

There have been a lot of jobs listed recently. Here are some of the ones posted by Arizona Dance Coalition members: Mesa Arts Center – FT Public Relations/Marketing Communications Specialist II – closes July 29. $61,809.18 – $88,566.40 Annually. A Marketing/Communications Specialist II is a journey-level, professional classification responsible for developing,

DANCE Helps Unseen Disabilities – 87% are INVISIBLE!

July 20, 2021 No Comments khpblack News

by Dr. Hanna Ian, NMD I recently had an opportunity to attend a webinar with Betty Siegel from the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts discussing the impact of disabilities on Arts and Culture. From the onset of the discussion Siegel dispelled myths and misconceptions on the pervasiveness of disabilities

Holding Virtual Nonprofit Board Meetings? AZ LAW – Here’s What You Need To Know

June 23, 2021 No Comments khpblack News

The Arizona Dance Coalition has learned two very important Arizona rules/laws that 1) define who is ‘present’ in virtual meetings, and 2) allow the board to take ‘action’ following a vote by email.  But first, a little background… The Arizona Dance Coalition (ADC) is a statewide, membership-based nonprofit, and our

Ballet Yuma THE SEASONS Scores Another Touchdown

May 2, 2021 No Comments khpblack News

Ballet Yuma’s THE SEASONS AND OTHER WORKS was a year in the making. Postponed from last year, dancers made their appearance on the football field of Yuma Catholic High School on Saturday, April 17, 1 pm. It was 90 degrees and sunny. “Thank you to our patrons, artistic directors, volunteers,

Mary Anne Herding’s NEW MISSION – Trolley Dances™!

May 2, 2021 No Comments khpblack News

Movement Source Dance Company is heading to San Diego in June to perform in their TROLLY DANCES™! Here’s how it works: For two weekends tour guides lead groups of 70 – 100 audience members on and off the trolley at three or four stations throughout the county. More than 50

Recorrido Mexicano, A Journey Through Mexico – Lecture Series & Performance with Ballet Folklorico Quetzalli-AZ & Chandler Center for the Arts

May 2, 2021 No Comments khpblack News

Recorrido Mexicano, inspired by Vanessa Ramirez, Artistic Director of Ballet Folklorico Quetzalli-AZ, is a 6-week virtual journey through Mexico featuring a new instructor each week presenting a lecture on the culture, traditions, history, dance, music and food of a specific state in Mexico. Ballet Folklorico Quetzalli-AZ dancers will perform the

Paityn Lauzon Wins $3000 | Mia Williams SAB Summer Scholarship

May 2, 2021 No Comments khpblack News

Phoenix dancer Paityn Lauzon won $3000 in the NSALAZ competition, with runners up Flagstaff dancers Rylee Keller and Eliza Moyer, 2nd & 3rd place, winning $2000 and $1000, respectively. Yuma Ballet dancer Mia Williams won a full scholarship with room and board to School of American Ballet (SAB) summer program

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