OPENING NIGHT

Thursday, March 11th |

5:30pm - 6:30pm

 

$99

 

Bouschet & Ballet- Three-course prix fixe meal tailored for festival attendees prepared by Chef Tig, AND opening exhibit.

Then enjoy seeing the newly built Palm Springs Dance Academy while live Jazz & Latin Jazz Vocalist Leanna Rodgers entertains you. Additionally, meet featured dance photography panelists, Michael Childers, and Geoffrey Moore.

 

Plus get a private showing of the photography exhibit's six semi-finalists!

 

    The six photography semi-finalists are:

Alex Budin

    Los Angeles, California

Gabriel Encinas

    Buena Park, California

Todd Fox

    Miami, Florida

Lawrence Fung

    Tempe, Arizona

Michael Higgins

    Paris, France

Jeff Mclean

    Lakeside, California

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PHOTO EXHIBIT

Friday, March 12th | 6pm, 7pm, 8pm

at the Palm Springs Dance Academy

$10

Join us for a self-guided tour to witness the works of the six semi-finalists:

Alex Budin

    Los Angeles, California

Gabriel Encinas

    Buena Park, California

Todd Fox

    Miami, Florida

Lawrence Fung

    Tempe, Arizona

Michael Higgins

    Paris, France

Jeff Mclean

    Lakeside, California

Plus see dance icons photographed by Michael Childers, photographer of the Hollywood Stars, and Geoffrey Moore with his "5th Position" series featuring dancers of San Francisco Ballet.

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DANCE FILM SERIES

Saturday, March 13th | 7pm - 8:00pm

$29

(includes a charcuterie box and a champagne toast)

Join us under the starry sky in front of the San Jacinto Mountain in Downtown Palm Springs as we present these short films that celebrate dance in all forms. You can expect everything from Classical, Broadway, Post-Modern and Cultural… our film series is an enjoyable blend of dynamic dance genres sure to please our audiences. 

 

    The ten semi-finalists are:

Charles Scheland

    New York, NY

 

Johanna Sapakie

    Las Vegas, NV

 

Dark Circles Dance Company

    Suwon, South Korea

 

Lineage Dance Company

    Pasadena, CA

 

Seda Aybay

    Los Angeles, CA

 

Edu Hernandez

    Montebello, CA

 

Raw Dance

    San Francisco, CA

 

Katie Nicole Harmon

    Schaumburg, IL

 

Damani Van Rensalier

    Jersey City, NJ

 

Mignolo Dance

    Metuchen, NJ

Break Dance
 
 

Virtual Festival Experience

Sunday, March 14th  | downloadable video released

$20

Can't attend one of our events? Join us virtually with a documentary-style film that features the photography exhibit and international dance film series!

Online Class

DANCE ART AUCTION

Sunday, March 14th  | 11am - 1pm

An opportunity to purchase works of the festival's semi-finalist photographers and other fine art dance-inspired works.

Art Gallery
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