Performance Presentations

IABD Conference and Festival brings the
Creative Power of Dance to Life In Dallas, TX!


Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 7:30 PM – Emerging Artists Performance (Youth)
Majestic Theatre
1925 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75201, Tel: 214.670.3687
Tickets are $50, General Admission
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Friday, January 27, 2017 at 7:30 PM - Established Artists/IABD Members Performance (Members)
Majestic Theatre
1925 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75201, Tel: 214.670.3687
Tickets are $50, General Admission
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Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 7:30 PM - Founders/International Artists Performance (Founders)
Majestic Theatre
1925 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75201, Tel: 214.670.3687
Tickets are $50, General Admission
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The International Association of Blacks in Dance (IABD), the service organization for dancers of color, announces its 29th Annual International, Established, and Emerging Artists Performance Presentations, January 25 – 29, 2017. Over three nights, experience the best Black Dance Companies performing together on the stage of the Historic Majestic Theatre. Celebrating 29 years of this historical, one-of-its-kind event and dance from the African Diaspora hosted by Dallas Black Dance Theatre (DBDT), you don’t want to miss it!

At the heart of the conference and festival are three Performance Presentations taking place at the Majestic Theatre. Leading dance companies and artists will take the stage highlighting the diverse variety of genres and styles of dance:

 


Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 7:30 PM – Emerging Artists Performance (Youth)
Historic Majestic Theatre
Click Here to purchase tickets for this performance

  • Complete list of performers to be announced soon!

Friday, January 27, 2017 at 7:30 PM - Established Artists/IABD Members Performance (Members)
Historic Majestic Theatre
Click Here to purchase tickets for this performance

  • Complete list of performers to be announced soon!

Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 7:30 PM - Founders/International Artists Performance
Historic Majestic Theatre
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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, New York, NY
Cleo Parker Robinson Dance, Denver, CO
Dallas Black Dance Theatre, Dallas, TX
Dayton Contemporary Dance Theatre, Dayton, OH
Lula Washington Dance Theatre, Los Angeles, CA
Philadanco!, The Philadelphia Dance Company, Philadelphia, PA

  • Complete list of performers to be announced soon!


The 2017 IABD Conference and Festival, a five day celebration of Black Dance, January 25 – 29, 2017 hosted by Dallas Black Dance Theatre, will bring together artists, dance companies, directors, choreographers, educators, scholars, students, supporters, and lovers of dance.

To register for the conference, visit http://www.iabdassociation.org/conference.  In the coming weeks, refer to IABD’s website, www.iabdassociation.org, for finalized performance programs, master classes, and workshop schedules.

EVENT INFORMATION

Name of Event:  IABD 29th Annual International Conference and Festival of Blacks in Dance

Dates:  Wednesday, January 25 – Sunday, January 29, 2017

Location:  Sheraton Dallas Hotel, 400 North Olive Street, Dallas, TX 75201

Conference Registration Information: www.iabdassociation.org/registration-information

General Information: www.iabdassociation.org/conference


About IABD

Celebrating 29 years of dance – THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACKS IN DANCE preserves and promotes dance by people of African ancestry or origin, and assists and increases opportunities for artists in networking, funding, performance, education, audience development, philosophical dialogue, touring and advocacy.

About DBDT

Founded in 1976 by Ann Williams to inspire minority boys and girls to appreciate dance as an art form and to realize the possibility of dance as a means to express their creativity, DALLAS BLACK DANCE THEATRE (DBDT) offers dance opportunities for the entire population, regardless of race, age or circumstance, through professional dance concert performances, arts-in-education programs, community outreach activities, and dance training classes. DBDT has grown from a community-based, semi-professional organization to a fully-professional dance company that is renowned in the U.S. and noted for its rich cultural diversity, history of inclusion, and high-level of artistic excellence in contemporary modern dance and educational programs. www.dbdt.com