OPENING NIGHT

Thursday, March 11th | 6:30pm - 8:30pm

at the Palm Springs Dance Academy

$50

Nickerson-Rossi Dance presents a brand new extension to their annual Palm Springs International Dance Festival with their Dance Photography Exhibit at the Palm Springs Dance Academy. This photo exhibit will feature work by the photographer of the Hollywood Stars, Michael Childers, and former American Ballet Theater Dancer, Geoffrey Moore, with his “5th Position” series on dancers of San Francisco Ballet. Only on opening night will you get the chance to meet these artists in person and discuss their work.    

Additionally, six photographers that have been nominated by our accomplished festival panel will be competing for a chance to win a 1st Place prize of $500 and the attendees have a vote!   

 

Join us for dynamic emotion and unique points of view in this modern twist on modern dance programming along with the producers and directors of the Palm Springs International Dance Festival.        

All festival events will be Covid Compliant, so please make sure to bring a mask, keep your physical distance and get your tickets before they are gone. We will only be allowing 20 guests at a time.

 

    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

Nickerson-Rossi Dance presents a brand new extension to their annual Palm Springs International Dance Festival with their Dance Photography Exhibit at the Palm Springs Dance Academy. This photo exhibit will feature work by the photographer of the Hollywood Stars, Michael Childers, and former American Ballet Theater Dancer, Geoffrey Moore, with his “5th Position” series on dancers of San Francisco Ballet.   

Additionally, six photographers that have been nominated by our accomplished festival panel will be competing for a chance to win a 1st Place prize of $500 and the attendees have a vote!   

 

Join us for dynamic emotion and unique points of view in this modern twist on modern dance programming along with the producers and directors of the Palm Springs International Dance Festival.        

All festival events will be Covid Compliant, so please make sure to bring a mask, keep your physical distance and get your tickets before they are gone. We will only be allowing 20 guests at a time.

 

    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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DANCE FILM SERIES

Saturday, March 13th | 7pm - 8:00pm or 8:30pm - 9:30pm

$50

Dance artists have continued to produce through the year 2020 into 2021 and our Dance Film Series is here to prove just that. From an international reach of 5 different countries and 18 U.S. states, the Palm Springs International Dance Festival panel has narrowed down from 65 short film submissions to only 12 features. These 12 films will compete not only for the panels vote but also the audiences vote. 

 

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. 

 

All festival events will be Covid Compliant, so please make sure to bring a mask, keep your physical distance and get your tickets before they are gone. 

 

    The ten semi-finalists are:

Charles Scheland

    New York, NY

 

Johanna Sapakie

    Las Vegas, NV

 

Hyun-Sang Cho

    Suwon, South Korea

 

Caterina Mercante

    Pasadena, CA

 

Seda Aybay

    Los Angeles, CA

 

Edu Hernandez

    Montebello, CA

 

Aiyana D’Arcangelo

    San Francisco, CA

 

Katie Nicole Harmon

    Schaumburg, IL

 

Damani Van Rensalier

    Jersey City, NJ

 

Charly Santagado

    Metuchen, NJ

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Virtual Festival Experience

Sunday, March 14th  | downloadable video released

$20

Can't attend one of our events? Join us virtual 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

Purchase work from some of the photographers in our festival exhibit and other dance-inspired works.

Art Gallery
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