:: 27th International Conference & Festival of Blacks in Dance ::
January 21 – 25, 2015 | Cleveland, OH
Hosted by Cleveland Dance Movement
About The Conference
In marking 23 years of serving the Black Dance field, the International Association of Blacks in Dance will host its 27th annual conference and festival in Cleveland, OH from January 21 – 25, 2015. Join Dance professionals for this exciting event who represent the broadest gathering of Black Dance professionals in the US and Internationally, including executive directors, artistic directors, company managers, choreographers, artists, presenters, teachers, historians, scholars, agents, and so many others.
The Ultimate Dance Experience
Over four days, participants will engage in invaluable professional and networking opportunities. Workshop and Panel Sessions will provide experiential hands-on learning paired with examples of successful new models that reflect the field’s entrepreneurial spirit and will inspire new thinking for a vibrant future for dance. Performance showcases will also include Dance organizations from around the country and abroad.
Dance for Youth
Teachers, Instructors, Studio Owners – we’ve planned some great activities for you and your students! Dance classes are available for your students and teachers at the Conference and Festival! You will receive instruction from the leading Master Teachers in all genre’s of dance!
For Professionals and Pre-Professionals
Professional/college and pre-professional dancers can register for the conference and festival package that includes master classes and tickets for the performance showcases. The Conference and Festival also offers scholarship auditions for summer programs and college/university dance programs. Registration is available now!
The International Association of Blacks in Dance, Inc. gratefully acknowledges and thanks the Sponsors, Community Partners, and Contributors for their generous support of the twenty-seventeenth annual Black Dance Conference and Festival.