Unique Features

October 23rd - 25th, 2020


The Dance Makers Moment 

Film Competition

Friday, October 23rd

7pm - 8:15pm

at Thelma's Garden

next to the Gala House


Three contemporary and modern Southern Californian choreographers compete in a unique choreographic challenge that takes on the digital age!


The Palm Springs International Dance Festival presents the "MERDE" Dance Film Competition. 

Cast your vote along with a professional panel of four dance critics to choose the evening's winning film.


Bring your cheese, wine and blanket! Join us at Nickerson-Rossi Dance's 

outdoor theater for a starry night picnic!

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AT 849

Nickerson-Rossi Dance Documentary Premiere &

Prix Fix Dinner

Sunday, October 25th

5pm - 6:30pm

@ 849 Restaurant & Lounge


Nickerson-Rossi Dance does it again with an innovative twist on modern dance programming. Witness an inside look into the dance company like you've never seen before.


Join us @ 849 for a prix fixe dinner paired with a Nickerson-Rossi Dance documentary film. Featuring the professionals and apprentices of Nickerson-Rossi Dance at prominent desert locations. Experience an in-depth look into the mind of Artistic Director, Michael Nickerson-Rossi. 


You will leave seeing dance through an entirely new perspective!

Nickerson-Rossi Dance continues to serve their community by celebrating dance in all forms imaginable, that is their mission as a Non-Profit Organization.

A special thank you to Willie and his crew at 849 for continuing his support of NRD by working with us on this fantastic dance program.


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