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Philadelphia Dance Theatre Choreographer Awarded Prestigious Monticello Choreography Award

Kiley Dolaway, who choreographed the work, On The Inside, on dancers from Philadelphia Dance Theatre, received the prestigious Monticello Award at the 2016 RDA/NE Festival in Erie.  As a recipient of this award, Kiley received a full tuition, room and board scholarship to attend the 55th Annual National Choreography Intensive. The RDA National Choreography Intensive (NCI) is a…

2017 National Festival will take place in Phoenix

Regional Dance America will hold its fourth National Festival May 1-6, 2017 in Phoenix, AZ.  More than 2,000 dancers, directors, chaperones, faculty and musicians will converge on the Phoenix Convention Center for five days of Master Classes and five evenings of performances by the 88 member companies from across the United States. RDA/Northeast is proud to…

Photo Credits (above photos):

Festival 2016:  Philadelphia Dance Theatre.  Translucent Transitions.  Choreography: Cain Coleman. Photo: Jeff Sabo.   About RDA: Pennsylvania Regional Ballet.  Whakatoi.  Choreography: Christine Aumiller. Photo: Eduardo PATINO.NYC.   Our Members: South Dayton Dance Theatre. Chi.  Choreography: Susie Payne. Photo: Jeff Sabo.   Join: Delaware Dance Company. Awaken.  Choreography: Kelly Millar. Photo: Kim Camacho Photography.