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Dance Alliance Inc
P.O.Box 372
East Greenwich RI 02818

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Email Helene Scheff
At hscheff@cox.net


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Dance Alliance Sponsored Events
Dance Alliance has brought many exciting workshops, master classes and seminars to RI's dance community. Below are upcoming and past events. All are open to the public; prices are kept low and DA members receive discounts.

Tap Dance Day 2003
TBA October 2003
Location: TBA
Price: Free
Tap Dance Day has been postponed from April 27th to a new date sometime in October. Please check back for more details as they become available.
Come dance with fellow tappers from all over Rhode Island. We'll be dancing Shim Sham and Rhythm & Swing routines. Please call for the notes. Final routine will be an easy to learn routine practiced and performed on the spot! Please meet in the far rear parking lot behind the Radisson.

Project Motivate
April 27 130pm - 430pm
Radisson Airport Hotel
2081 Post Road
Warwick RI
Price: $50.00
Project Motivate is an information-packed seminar for Dance Studios which provides solutions for the problems every studio face. Rhee Gold is a master in getting you excited about building your studio, school and energizing you with new and different ways of promoting you and your work. The workshop was about professional development of schools, owners and teachers. Rhee is passionate about teaching dance. Each attendee presented problems he/she faced and Rhee discussed ways to solve them. Attendees left with many ideas and a big smiles on their faces. Schools and organizations with representatives attendence were Center for the Arts, Dance Forum, Dance Impressions, Kingstown Dance and Gymnastics, The Studio, Roger Williams Middle School Dance Program, as well as independent teachers Louis Moniz and Carol Sickul

Dance Alliance Annual Meeting
April 27 2003, 12noon - 130pm
Radisson Airport Hotel
2081 Post Road
Warwick RI
This year we combined the annual meeting with a buffet lunch. Schools and organizations with representatives in attendence were Center for the Arts, Dance Forum, Kingstown Dance and Gymnastics, Rhode Island Ballet Arts Academy, The Studio, Roger Williams Middle School Dance Program, the University of Rhode Island Physical Therapy Department as well as independent teachers Louis Moniz and Carol Sickul

New Perspectives - A Performance Arts Medicine Seminar
February 23, 2003
Physical Therapy Bldg
Independence Way
University of Rhode Island
Kingston RI 02822
Price: $65.00
This day-long seminar's goal was to promote a safer environment (and longer careers) in the Performing Arts and to increase awareness of the medical and scientific information available to the Performing Arts. Recent research and some of the most up-to-date therapeutic approaches for the prevention and treatment of movement injuries were covered with talks, participation and demonstations by some of New England's best including physical therapists from Boston Ballet and Dr.Lyle J. Micheli, founder and director of the world's first sports-medicine clinic for children,. Topics included the career-saving treatment of a snapped Achilles tendon at the Boston Ballet, how to evaluate dance students, an introduction to Body Therapies, Performance Psychology, and more. New Perspectives was so well received that DA will be running a similar seminar in 2004.

Tap Dance Day 2002
July 1, 2002
Providence Performing Arts Center
Weybosset Street
Providence RI
Schools and organizations with representatives in attendence included Center for the Arts, Dance Connection, Kingstown Dance and Gymnastics, Ocean State Dance as well as independent teacher Louis Moniz.


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