The 29th Annual International Conference and Festival of Blacks in Dance is expected to bring more than 800 participants from around the world to Dallas, Texas, January 25-29, 2017. The four-day event features three evenings of showcase performances, daily master classes, panels, and workshops.
Dallas Black Dance Theatre fulfills its commitment to dance education at the national and international level by hosting the conference and festival as a part of its 40th annual season.
This event has become an epicenter for all individuals who are interested in the rich history, contributions, and advancement of black dance performance and artistry.
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Enjoy showcase performances by internationally renowned dance companies including the founding companies of The International Association of Blacks in Dance (IABD); PHILADANCO! (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), Lula Washington Dance Theatre (Los Angeles, California), Cleo Parker Robinson Dance (Denver, Colorado), Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, (Dayton, Ohio), Dallas Black Dance Theatre (Dallas, Texas) and more!
Thursday Evening: Emerging Arists & Youth Ensemble Showcase
Friday Evening: Established Artists & Members Showcase
Saturday Evening: Founders & International Company Showcase