You’re Invited! 2024 Dance Teacher Live Workshops & Awards
May 15, 2024

The 2024 Dance Teacher Awards are back—and this time with even more inspiration to advance your teaching practice through insightful, expert-led workshops, panel discussions, a networking luncheon with leading dance educators in the field, and more.

Plus, you’ll also get the chance to be a part of the much-loved Dance Teacher Awards ceremony honoring: 

Awardees of Distinction, Ronald K. Brown and Arcell Cabuag: Through EVIDENCE, A Dance Company, Brown, founder and artistic director, along with associate artistic director, Cabuag, have pioneered the growth of the African American dance community and are instrumental in encouraging young dancers to choreograph and to develop careers in dance. By performing, teaching master classes, and conducting lectures and demonstrations around the world, Brown and Cabuag continue to bring arts education and cultural connections to communities that have historically lacked these experiences.

Terese Capucilli: a longtime Juilliard dance faculty member, Capucilli is also a renowned former principal dancer and artistic director of the Martha Graham Dance Company and associate founder/principal dancer of Buglisi Dance Theater.

Dr. Diane Duggan: a PhD in School/Child Psychology, Board Certified Dance/Movement Therapist (BC-DMT), New York State licensed psychologist, and dance educator, Duggan has created and taught therapeutic dance programs for students with disabilities including multiple disabilities, autism, learning disabilities, and emotional and behavioral disorders since the 1970s.

Jackie “Miss Funk” Lopez-Foaad & Leigh “Breeze-Lee” Foaad: as co-artistic directors of Versa-Style Street Dance Company, Lopez-Foaad and Foaad have been promoting, empowering, and celebrating the artistry of Hip Hop and street dance culture in Los Angeles for the last 20 years.

Dre Torres: an international tap dance artist, educator, and choreographer based in NYC, Torres’ career highlights include roles as assistant tap choreographer for Broadway’s Funny Girl, associate choreographer for Henry & Me, and choreographer for DanceLabNY’s Tap Project. With a rich performance history and faculty credits at renowned institutions (including a bachelor of science in American Dance Pedagogy from OCU), Torres’ passion for tap dance shines through her dedication to mentoring the next generation of artists and pursuing her latest creative theatrical works. IG: @DreTorres14

Mark your calendars now for this enriching, celebratory event which will be taking place on Thursday, August 1, 2024 from 9 am–3 pm at The Ailey Studios located at 405 West 55th Street, New York, NY 10019.

Get your tickets now! We can’t wait to see you there!

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