For Immediate Release
Press Contact:
Susan Murphy
Registration now open for CT Dance Now! 

HARTFORD, CT – September 17, 2020 – Connecticut Dance Alliance is hosting CT Dance Now!- a series of 10 virtual dance events hosted in partnership with Connecticut University and Collegiate dance departments.  CT Dance Now! events will be held on Tuesdays from 5:00 PM to 6:15 PM via Zoom. No preregistration is needed, simply log into for each event.  

Events will consist of performances, discussions and classes offered by dance professionals, artists and educators representing dance across the state.

The CT Dance Now! series is free. CDA's programs and events are supported by our membership and tax-deductible donations. Memberships and donation information can be found on CDA's website -

The first CT Dance Now! program will be held on Tuesday, September 29. Join Autorino Center Director, Steven Raider Ginsburg, and University of St. Joseph Dance Faculty member, Susan Murphy, in conversation with 860 MVMNT Founder and Artistic Director, Jolet Creary.

860 MVMNT was formed in 2017 as a celebration of the underground dance community and the next generation of hip-hop dancers from the Hartford region. 860 MVMNT displays the raw, intense energy of hip hop through choreography, improvisation and a unique approach to storytelling.
Photo Credit: Ray Shaw

More information can be found on the Connecticut Dance Alliance website,

About Connecticut Dance Alliance (CDA)

Connecticut Dance Alliance, Inc. (CDA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing public awareness of dance in all its forms and serving the needs of the statewide dance community. Since 1999, CDA has created and presented numerous events such as Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Dance – a day celebrating African-American dance traditions, CDA Distinguished Achievement in Dance Awards, Healthy Dancer Seminars and workshops on Planning a College Career in dance. In 2011, CDA founded and developed a successful summer scholarship annual competition, the Connecticut Classic , a competition for pre-professional classical ballet students. CDA also administers the Elena Delvecchio Rusnak Dance Education Scholarship. CDA’s current project, The
Dance History Project. Through grassroots networking, the project endeavors to
capture and share, through the art of photography and scholarly writing, a cultural and
historical documentation of the rich and vibrant dance heritage in Connecticut. Using
the 2,000 images submitted by the dance community, the curated Connecticut Dance
exhibition has toured the state since 2017. In addition to the Dance History Project ,
other CDA initiatives include the further development of regional network consortiums
to increase communication, partnerships, and opportunities for Connecticut’s dance
community; dance education programs; and the new statewide dance resource database.
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