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DanceAbility® Events Calendar

2016 Events

January

  • Eugene, Oregon - Join us for a free screening and discussion of "Afternoon of a Faun.” Friday, January 8th 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Blue Door Theatre, Lane Community College 4000 East 30th Ave. Eugene, OR 97405. Ragazzino Performance Hall Building. For more information about this exciting movie, please visit afternoonofafaun.com.
  • Eugene, Oregon - "Everybody Can Dance" Youth and Adult Classes. Thursdays at the Hilyard Community Center. Youth 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. and Adult 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. January 14 through March 17th, 2016. New participants are welcome, as are adult volunteers.
  • Cottage Grove, Oregon - "Everybody Can Dance" Youth and Adult Classes. Mondays at the Opal Center, 513 Main Street Cottage Grove. Youth 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. and Adult 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. January 11 through March 14th, 2016. New participants are welcome, as are adult volunteers.
  • Portland, Eugene, and Ashland in January, May, and June, 2016: three separate 5-day DanceAbility Teacher Orientations will be held, dates and locations to be determined.

February

  • Eugene, Oregon - "Everybody Can Dance" Youth and Adult Classes continue until March 17th, 2016.
  • Cottage Grove, Oregon - "Everybody Can Dance" Youth and Adult Classes continue until March 14th, 2016.

March

  • Eugene, Oregon - "Everybody Can Dance" Youth and Adult Classes continue until March 17th, 2016.
  • Cottage Grove, Oregon - "Everybody Can Dance" Youth and Adult Classes continue until March 14th, 2016.
  • Eugene, Oregon - "Everybody Can Dance" Youth and Adult Classes. Thursdays at the Hilyard Community Center. Youth 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. and Adult 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. March 31 through June 2, 2016. New participants are welcome, as are adult volunteers.
  • Cottage Grove, Oregon - "Everybody Can Dance" Youth and Adult Classes. Mondays at the Opal Center, 513 Main Street Cottage Grove . Youth 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. and Adult 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. March 28th through May 30th , 2016. New participants are welcome, as are adult volunteers.
  • Portland, Oregon - 5 day Danceability Teacher Orientation, March 20 - March 24, 2016. This teacher training course provides basic DanceAbility exercises and theory for immediate application by dance educators, teachers, therapists, dancers, people with disabilities and all participants who attend, who want to lead movement improvisation and mixed-abilities inclusive dance. Cost $350, Portland Community Collage, Sylvania Campus 12000 SW 49th Ave. Portland, OR 97219. Accommodations are the responsibility of the attendee. For information and registration: info@danceability.com or Telephone: 541-357-4982. Facebook Page.

April

  • Eugene, Oregon - "Everybody Can Dance" Youth and Adult Classes continue until June 2nd, 2016.
  • Cottage Grove, Oregon - "Everybody Can Dance" Youth and Adult Classes continue until May 30th, 2016.

May

  • Eugene, Oregon - "Everybody Can Dance" Youth and Adult Classes continue until June 2nd, 2016.
  • Cottage Grove, Oregon - "Everybody Can Dance" Youth and Adult Classes continue until May 30th, 2016.
  • Portland, Eugene, and Ashland in January, May, and June, 2016: three separate 5-day DanceAbility Teacher Orientations will be held, dates and locations to be determined.

June

  • Eugene, Oregon - "Everybody Can Dance" Youth and Adult Classes continue until June 2nd, 2016.
  • Portland, Eugene, and Ashland in January, May, and June, 2016: three separate 5-day DanceAbility Teacher Orientations will be held, dates and locations to be determined.

July

August

September

  • Eugene, Oregon: DanceAbility Teacher Certification Course continues until the 2nd.

October

  • Corvallis, Oregon, Friday, October 7th, 2016 – DanceAbility International performs during the opening plenary session of the Oregon Arts Summit. More info at OregonArtsSummit.com.
  • Washington, D.C., Saturday, October 15th, 2016 – Diverse Dance class with Dance Exchange, and DanceAbility Class with Alito Alessi, 10:30 – 5:30p.m. Details to be announced. Location: Dance Exchange, 7117 Maple Ave., Takoma Park, MD 20912. Info: 301-270-6700
  • Washington, D.C., Sunday, October 16th, 2016 – Don’t Leave Me dance/space performance by DanceAbility International (directed by Alito Alessi and Frances Bronet) weaves dance, music, and architecture in a celebration of equality and empowerment, and features eight professional dancers with and without disabilities. 6:00 p.m. National Building Museum, 401 F Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20001. Performance and lecture supported in part by National Endowment for the Arts and Oregon Arts Commission.
  • Washington, D.C., Monday, October 17th, 2016 – “Feel the Force” lecture by Alito Alessi and Frances Bronet, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Lecture on set and space design in “Don’t Leave Me” and beyond. Free and open to the public; presented by School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, (301)405-6286. ALSO: Alito Alessi leads master classes in the Dance Department at the University of Maryland for registered students (which continue Oct. 17th), and hosts an evening contact improvisation jam there.
  • Tampa, Florida, Thursday, October 20th - 22nd – Alito Alessi presents master classes at “A New Definition of Dance”/ “Integrated Dance: Creating our Future, Merging Our Strengths” conference at University of South Florida. Info at www.vsafl.org.
  • Montevideo, Uruguay, Wednesday, October 26th - Oct. 30th – Alito Alessi teaches a DanceAbility Teacher Orientation Course, 9a.m. – 3:00p.m. daily, Casarrodante Studio. English, with Spanish translation. Approximately $250, details to be announced soon.
  • Upcoming Teacher Orientation in Germany. Date: First Weekend: Friday, October 28 - Saturday, October 30th and Second Weekend: Saturday, December 10 - Sunday, December 11, 9:30a.m. - 4:30p.m. Where: Trier, Germany, with Maja Hehlen. Taught in German only, unless non-German speakers register. www.danceability.de for more information.

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