Coming Soon: NCDF Community Day!

December 5, 2011 § 2 Comments

The NC Dance Festival welcomes the dance community to the first annual NCDF Community Day on January 28, 2012 in downtown Greensboro. Take class in the morning with Festival artists Gary Taylor of the Winston-Salem Festival Ballet and Helen Simoneau of Helen Simoneau Danse at the Cultural Arts Center in downtown Greensboro (200 N. Davie St).  Mingle with other NC dance artists and stay for an afternoon of performances by choreographers from Greensboro, Charlotte, and the Triangle. The afternoon performance is free and open to the public.  Stop by for just one event or join us for a full day of dance!

We are also offering NC choreographers the chance to get a professional quality DVD made of one of their dances for only $40.  Applying for a job? Want to submit your choreography to a dance festival?  Don’t miss this valuable opportunity to further your career at an affordable rate!  Interested choreographers may get details and sign up for a time slot by emailing  You must reserve your spot no later than January 25.

Register in advance for the master classes to take advantage of our special pricing: Take one master class for only $10 or both for $18 if your payment is received by January 27!  To register, bring your payment and class selection to the Dance Project office (Cultural Arts Center, City Arts office 101b) Monday-Thursday 9-3, or mail your class selection and a check (made out to Dance Project) to: 200 N. Davie St #7, Greensboro, NC 27401.  Class prices on Community Day are $12 for one class and $22 for both.

More information at, or 336-373-2727.

Community Day Schedule:


(Cultural Arts Center, Rm 100)

9am-noon  Videographers Jen and Christian Metcalf will be filming dances for interested choreographers.

Master Classes

(Cultural Arts Center, Studio 323)

10:30am-noon Intermediate/Advanced Ballet with Gary Taylor (Winston-Salem Festival Ballet)

12:30-2:00pm Intermediate/Advanced Modern with Helen Simoneau

Free Performance

(Cultural Arts Center, Rm 100)

3:30-4:45   See work by invited choreographers Renay Aumiller, Elizabeth Lane Christopher, Camerin Allgood McKinnon, Bridget Morris, Justin Tornow, and Sara Tourek.

In the coming weeks on the blog, watch for profiles of the choreographers invited to share their work in the informal afternoon performance.  Get to know your local dance community better–and then be an active community member by attending NCDF Community Day!

The NC Dance Festival Community Day is presented in association with the Greensboro Fringe Festival.  NCDF Community Day and other NC Dance Festival outreach programs have been supported by grants from the United Arts Council of Greater Greensboro, The Cemala Foundation, the Ecolab Foundation, and the North Carolina Dance Alliance.


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