For Immediate Release
Press Contact:
Susan Murphy, President
Connecticut Dance Alliance

HARTFORD, CT – February 1, 2020 – Registration is now open for CT
Dance Now! A series of 10 virtual dance events hosted by Connecticut Dance
Alliance in partnership with Connecticut University and Collegiate dance

CT Dance Now! will be held on Mondays from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
via Zoom. Events will consist of performances, discussions and classes offered by
dance professionals, artists and educators representing dance across the state.


March 1 - Music from the Sole and University of Saint Joseph

April 19 - Choreographers, Peter Kyle and Rebecca Pappas, faculty members in
the Department Theater and Dance at Trinity College, in Hartford, offer a split bill

May 17 - Embodied Global Storytelling at Wesleyan’s Dance Department

The CT Dance Now! series is free. CDA's programs and events are supported by our
membership and tax-deductible donations. Membership and donation information can be found on our website. Registration is required for each event. Space is limited, and early registration is recommended. To register and learn more about the workshops and presenters, visit

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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