IABD News and Press
IABD press releases and news (pdf format) are listed in most recent order. For more information, please call (202) 899-3859.
- IABD Launches 2020 Dance Class Series Tour in Philadelphia by The International Association of Blacks in Dance
- 32nd Annual International Conference and Festival of Black in Dance Honoring Derrick Minter, Kavin Grant, Dr. Glory Van Scott, Marian Godfrey, and Ronne Arnold by The International Association of Blacks in Dance.
- A Focus on Foundation and Technique, IABD Brings Their Dance Class Series Tour to Chicago by The International Association of Blacks in Dance
- EVOLVE | atlanta. Unite Atlanta in Dance,IABD Brings Regional Programming to Georgia by The International Association of Blacks in Dance
- The Brilliance of Black Dance Dazzles Dayton Stages with 50 World Class Performances in Three Days by The International Association of Blacks in Dance
- Etched in Stone: Resilient through Time, A Surge of Black Dance Brilliance in Dayton
- 31st Annual International Conference and Festival of Blacks in Dance Honoring Sheri "Sparkle" Williams, Richard Lapedes, Maureen A. Lynch, Halifu Osumare, Reginald Van Lee
- 31st Annual International Conference and Festival flies into Dayton, OH, January 22 - 27, 2019
28th Annual International Conference and Festival of Blacks in Dance "Black Dance Rising" heads to Denver, CO, January 20 - 24, 2016. Click Here for More Information
- Denise Saunders Thompson, IABD Chairperson/Executive Director elected to Dance/USA Board of Trustees
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- Watch Joan Myers Brown Accepting the National Medal of the Arts
Watch PHILADANCO Founder/Executive Artistic Director Joan Myers Brown accepting the National Medal of the Arts — the nation’s highest civic honor for excellence in the arts — at a ceremony that took place July 10, 2013 at The White House. Click here to view the ceremony.
Click here for the National Arts Award Press Release
- Joan Myers Brown | 2013 Dance/USA Honor Honoree. Joan Myers Brown, Honorary Chairperson of IABD will receive the 2013 Dance/USA Honor Award on Thursday, June 13, 2013 at the Dance/USA 2013 Annual Conference in Philadelphia, PA. The Honor goes to an individual who has demonstrated extraordinary leadership in the dance field by reason of artistic excellence and/or force of vision. The International Association of Blacks in Dance SALUTES and CONGRATULATES, our Founder, Dr. Joan Myers Brown! Click Here for More Information
One Night Only! International Association of Blacks in Dance Conference Announces 25th Silver Anniversary / Celebration Showcase Performance Line-up: January 24 – 27, 2013 in Washington, DC: IABD Performance lineup press release
- Charles Augins, Camille A. Brown, Brenda Dixon-Gottschild, Louis Johnson, Dianne McIntyre, and Renee Robinson to be Honored by International Association of Blacks in Dance: IABD 2013 Honorees press release
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