Jill Staggs, Department of State; Joseph Melillo, BAM; Karen Brooks Hopkins, BAM; Carla Perlo, Dance Place; at DanceMotion USA 2012 launch. Photo (c) Enoch Chan 2012Jill Staggs, Department of State; Joseph Melillo, BAM; Karen Brooks Hopkins, BAM; Carla Perlo, Dance Place; at DanceMotion USA 2012 launch. Photo (c) Enoch Chan 2012

Dance Place & DanceMotion USA

Dance Place proudly hosted the launch of DanceMotion USA 2012 with performances on January 12th. This important touring initiative sends four US dance companies to all parts of the world sponsored by the US Department of State and produced by the Brooklyn Academy of Arts. Dancing ambassadors Rennie Harris Puremovement, Jazz Tap Ensemble, Sean Curran Company and Trey McIntrye Project will convey their uniquely American dance to countries including Egypt, Israel, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Kazakhstan, China and the Philippines.

Dance! Diplomacy in Motion

See clips of DanceMotion USA performing companies and interviews about their upcoming tours in this video from the U.S. Department of State.

 

Accolades about Dance Place

Hear why Brooklyn Academy of Music President, Karen Brooks Hopkins feels that Dance Place is the perfect partner.

 

Photo: Jill Staggs, Department of State; Joseph Melillo, BAM; Karen Brooks Hopkins, BAM; Carla Perlo, Dance Place; at DanceMotion USA 2012 launch. Photo (c) Enoch Chan 2012

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