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Footworks!

July 9, 2015

 
Welcome to Footworks!, a publication of the Alabama Dance Council. Please stay tuned each week as we keep you informed of news, performances and special events from the Alabama dance community.
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Are you a current ADC member and have an announcement that you would like to share? Performances, masterclasses, special events, scholarship, educational, or audition opportunities - if it's going on, we want to know; and more importantly, we want to share it!

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In this issue:

Alabama Dance Festival Faculty Request for Proposals!

Connect with the ADC

Hosanna Summer Dance Festival 2015

Infant Play and Baby-Wearing Ballet

Adult Contemporary Dance Master Class Series

AL Dance Educators Network Summer Dance Series

Alabama Dance Theatre Summer Classes

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Contemporary South Dance Company Auditions

Post Your Nutcracker Auditions on the Alabama Dance Exchange!

Artistic Director Position: Sanspointe Dance Company

Alabama Dance Festival Faculty Request for Proposals!

The Alabama Dance Council is now accepting guest faculty proposals which are due on AUGUST 1. Applications are also available for the New Works Concert and Festival Showcases, which are due on NOVEMBER 1. So, please mark your calendars now and plan to participate: January 29, New Works Concert, 8pm; January 30, Jessica Lang Dance, 8pm; January 31, Alabama Dance Festival Showcase, 2:30pm. All performances are at the Leslie S. Wright Fine Arts Center. The date for Dance Across Birmingham is January 9 with the Birmingham Dance Showcase at 12:30pm in the BJCC Mainstage Theatre.

Jessica Lang Dance Repertory Reel

Connect with the ADC Online

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Hosanna Summer Dance Festival 2015
Infant Play and Baby-Wearing Ballet
Adult Contemporary Dance Master Class Series
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July 6-25: The Hosanna Summer Dance Festival offers to dancers and the arts community an inspirational three weeks of high caliber dance training and concerts while honoring and serving God. This event is staffed by a coalition of highly esteemed Master Class dance instructors, choreographers, and directors from across the nation. Master Class dance styles include: Classical Ballet, Contemporary Ballet, Modern, Character Dance, and Conditioning.

This truly unique event encourages dance students to develope as young artists through Master Classes of varying styles and specialized dance electives. A three week mentoring program offers a trainee the opportunity to fine tune their professional aspirations through company classes, rehearsals, and evening concert performances. For more information visit: HosannaSacredArts.com.

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July 9-31: The Dance Foundation announces a class especially for infants and their favorite grown up, and a class especially for adults and their favorite little one! Four classes are offered in July on July 9, 16, 23 and 30. Come to one or both!

Infant Play: Learn creative infant play that supports your little one in reaching developmental milestones. Infant and adult participate together. $25/all four classes. Thursdays, 9:45-10:15

Adult Baby-Wearing Ballet Ballet: designed specifically for adult with baby worn in a carrier. Baby must be at least 6 weeks old. $10/class, drop-in basis. Thursdays, 10:45-11:30

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July 13-27: Join us in July for four weeks of inspired dancing with CDF and guest teaching artists in a variety of contemporary dance styles. Cost is $18/class, drop-in basis. Show your college ID and get $5 off the single class rate. Classes are on Mondays, 7:00-8:30 pm, at Children's Dance Foundation, 1715 27th Court South, Homewood, 35209.

July 13 – Rachael Inman
July 20 – Alisa Behrens McCool
July 27 – Rhea Speights

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AL Dance Educators Network Summer Dance Series
Alabama Dance Theatre Summer Classes
Fantastic Mr. Fox
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July 14 & 21: The K-12 Alabama Dance Educators Network, members of the Alabama Dance Council teaching in public schools, is launching a Summer Dance Class Series open to all middle school and high school dance students. Classes are $5/class and registration is 30 minutes prior to the class start time: 4:00-5:30pm beginner/intermediate; 5:30-7:00pm intermediate/advanced, at Children's Dance Foundation. For more info, email faithlenhart@gmail.com.

July 14, Winston Strickland, MADSKILZZ Dance Co, Hip Hop
July 21, Sarah Barry, Univ of AL, Contemporary
July 20-Aug 3: The Alabama Dance Theatre will be offering summer classes in classical ballet (pre-ballet to the professional level), pointe and variations, pas de deux,, composition, modern, jazz, hip-hop, contemporary, tap, and “Back to Dance”. The Alabama Dance Theatre Summer Seminar for intermediate and advanced dancers will be held July 20th – August 3th. Classes will be held at the Armory Learning Arts Center, home of the Alabama Dance Theatre located at 1018 Madison Avenue. For more information please call 334-241-2590 or visit www.alabamadancetheatre.com.

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July 23-26: The StageDoor Youth Theatre presents Fantastic Mr. Fox, Roald Dahl’S enchanting tale for children, dramatized by David Wood. Performances are July 23, 24, 25 @ 7:30 pm and July 26 @ 2:30 pm at The Dance Foundation, 1715 27th Ct. S, Homewood, 35209. Tickets are $10. Call 205-870-0073 for more information or buy tickets here.

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Contemporary South Dance Company Auditions

Post Your Nutcracker Auditions on the Alabama Dance Exchange!

Artistic Director Position: Sanspointe Dance Company
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July-Aug: Contemporary South Dance Company is looking for new dancers to fill positions for their FIRST full season. ALL positions are paid positions for dancers with strong modern (preferably Graham and/or Horton) and strong ballet technique. Dancers must be able to relocate to Birmingham, AL, TOUR and teach master classes in modern dance in lecture demos throughout the state of Alabama. If you might be interested please send your resume (reel via youtube) to contemporarysouth@gmail.com.

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Upcoming Auditions: Post your upcoming Nutchracker Auditions on the Alabama Dance Exchange and we will place your audition announcement in Footworks!

Create or login to your account and add an event for your audition and include all the pertinent details. If you have a press release prepared, you can add a blog post and copy and paste the entire text into the blog.

Did you know that all events and blogs published on the Alabama Dance Exchange appear in a scrolling events listing on the Alabama Dance Council's homepage? Let us help maximize your visibility!

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Aug 1: Sanspointe Dance Company Position Announcement:
Position Title: Artistic Director
Announcing Date: June 1, 2015
Closing Date: August 1, 2015
Job Beginning Date: December 1, 2015
Salary: Stipend per project; Compensation for administrative duties in addition to artistic duties
Job Description: The Artistic Director is appointed by and reports directly to the Board of Directors. The AD oversees the artistic direction of the company and helps to provide direction on season performances, community events/education and artistic collaboration. There are opportunities to choreograph, teach, and perform with the company..

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