Saturday, January 5, 2019

Blacks in Dance 31st Annual Int'l Conference and Festival

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Dayton, OH  -- For the culture - By the culture. IABD's Annual International Conference and Festival is a dance lover's playground - a fully immersive experience for all things Black Dance.

Artists and dance enthusiasts can participate in the Dance Master Class Series and train with an elite dance faculty of 40+ international artists spanning 25 styles of dance, including Aesha Ash, Donald Byrd, Baba Assane Konte, and Alicia Graf Mack. Panels and Workshops provide a space to share research and discuss the Black Dance sector and its contributions to the global dance community.

Five performances will be featured over three days, bringing 50 dance companies together on two stages, including Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, Philadanco!, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance, Dallas Black Dance Theatre, Deeply Rooted Dance Theater, Forces of Nature Dance Theatre, Lula Washington Dance Theatre, Robert Moses' KIN, Ronald K. Brown/Evidence, A Dance Company, and a World Premiere from Dance Theatre of Harlem.

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Continuing a tradition of progress, the Ballet Auditions for Women and Men of color return for their 4th and 2nd annual auditions. Opportunities for over 500K in scholarship dollars to summer intensives and collegiate programs are made possible to IABD members through the Youth and Artists Summer Intensive Scholarship Auditions. The Multi-Company Dance audition is open to the public and IABD members, providing dancers an invaluable opportunity to audition for company positions in more than 15 companies around the world.

Registration is open now. Don't miss the opportunity to witness the broadest gathering of Black Dance professionals in the US and abroad. For more details and/or to register, visit

About IABD
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 advocacy, audience development, education, funding, networking, performance, philosophical dialogue, and touring. Learn more at

About DCDC
Dayton Contemporary Dance Company was founded in 1968 by Jeraldyne Blunden to create performance opportunities for dancers of color, and is committed to the development of diverse movement artists on the global stage. Learn more at

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