Fri, Oct 23 | The Gala House / Nickerson-Rossi Dance

Student Enrollment | Palm Springs International Dance Festival

The Palm Springs International Dance Festival's Fall Preview presents professional dance companies and educators from around the world for a spectacular three day event filled with dance, October 23rd - 25th, 2020.
Registration is Closed
Student Enrollment | Palm Springs International Dance Festival

Time & Location

Oct 23, 2020, 9:00 AM – Oct 25, 2020, 9:00 PM
The Gala House / Nickerson-Rossi Dance, 445 S Monte Vista Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262, USA

About the Event


​October 23rd - 25th, 2020

​Train with master instructors through multiple 1.5 hour master classes in all different styles of dance.​

Student Performance

​at "Thelma's Garden" / Gala House in the Historic Tennis Club Neighborhood

Saturday, October 24th, 2020

Showcasing the talents and choreography of dance students and faculties from universities, colleges, and high schools from across the nation.​


Student Party at the Gala House

Saturday, October 24th, 2020

​All the students enrolled into PSIDF programming come together to celebrate and meet other dancers and master instructors of the festival.



Sunday, October 25th, 2020

Dancers who performed in the Student Showcase have the option to have their performance, and the choreographer's dance work, be reviewed by a panel of incredible dance professionals in the industry.


​at "Thelma's Garden" / Gala House in the Historic Tennis Club Neighborhood

Friday, October 23rd

"MERDE!" The Dance Makers Moment

Six professional dance companies across the United States compete for the audiences vote to be presented at the Palm Springs International Dance Festival 2021 "GALA" performance.

Sunday, October 25th

Nickerson-Rossi Dance

Professional Performance featuring Nickerson-Rossi Dance's “Masterpiece” will be a stunning compilation of Michael Nickerson-Rossi's life's work showcasing the compelling choreography and talented soulful beauty of the dancers.