Moving People Dance Opportunities

New York City Dance Alliance

National Convention / Competition

We would like to take students to the NYCDA Convention in Denver Colorado. This is an opportunity to dance with hundreds of other students from all over the country, take classes from master teachers, audition for scholarships and awards, and attend special seminars geared towards talking about options for dance after high school. NYCDA is one of the best of its kind and last year they gave away over $320,000 in college scholarships at their national convention in NYC as well as numerous scholarships and cash awards at all of their regional conventions. This is always a fun educational experience that contributes to boosting confidence, encouraging growth and camaraderie and helping prepare students for future audition experiences.

If you are interested in attending please contact Layla ASAP

New York City Dance Alliance Convention / February 27 – 28 / Denver CO
NYCDA Convention
February 27 – 28
Denver, CO

LINES Ballet Discovery Project

MPD is proud to be hosting the LINES Ballet Discovery Project for the third year in a row! This project was started by LINES Ballet School with the goal of strengthening and amplifying the presence of arts and arts education world wide.

Through collaboration with communities and fellow dance educators, LINES will offer a four-day intensive workshop in ballet, pointe, modern, and Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet repertoire. These workshops are designed for students eleven and up, with an intermediate to advanced skill level. The four days will culminate with a showing and question and answer session open to the public.

For a nominal fee of $30 students will recieve four days of instruction from LINES’ stellar faculty Shirine Keyani – Rose, LeWei Chao, Maurya Kerr and Karah Abiog, and the chance to audition for the LINES Ballet Summer Intensive of Saturday, February 6, from 5 – 7 pm. One lucky dancer will receive a full scholarship to the LINES Ballet Summer Intensive!

LINES Ballet Discovery Project
February 4 – 7
MPD Studios

Summer Dance Intensive

Dance Different in the City Different

Moving People Dance Different Summer Intensive  is designed to expose dancers to a diverse pool of leading artists in the field of dance while honing in on each individuals unique gifts. MPD creates a nurturing environment that provides students with a strong technical base while encouraging independent thinking and fluency of expression.
This year’s Intensive will run June 13 – July 3 and will include performance opportunities. Guest faculty will include Duncan Cooper – formerly Dance Theater of Harlem and San Fransisco Ballet, Karah Abiog – Complexions and Deeply Rooted Dance Theatre, Cathering Cabine -formerly Bill T. Jones, and Lydia Coco Roberts -formerly Alvin Ailey and more to be announced soon.

*faculty subject to change.
To find out how to audition or for more information call (505) 438 – 9180
Moving People Dance Different Summer Intensive

June 13 – July 3, 2010

Louder Than Words Auditions

Back to TopMoving People, Too! will return to the Greer Garson stage April 27th – May 2nd with brand – new works by MPD choreographers. In addition to techniqe MPD places high value on performance quality and the rehearsal process. It all starts with the audition experience!
Saturday, January 9th
Level I / II ~ 1:00 – 1:45 pm
Level III / IV ~ 1:45 – 3:00 pm
*open to MPD students taking 3 or more classes /week



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