Tags » Modern Dance


Wake Up!
MK Abadoo and Vaughn Ryan Midder
Dance Place
Washington, D.C.
May 5-6, 2018

By Lisa Traiger

Walking into the back door at Dance Place this past weekend, felt akin to entering a nightclub, albeit a friendly one. 805 more words

Lisa Traiger

Fall of Dance

One of our daughters is majoring in Performance Dance at college. I drove almost 300 miles one night this week just to see her dance a solo in some performance on campus. 358 more words


33 Reasons to Give

Our 2017-2018 season marks 33 years of the Pamela Trokanski Dance Theatre.  In that time, we’ve developed a number of community programs, including the long-running Davis Dance Project that brings together the dance and arts communities as well as health and community programs like Dance for Parkinson’s, Second Wind, and Dance in Public Places.  450 more words


Board Announces $2,000 Big Day of Giving 2018 Match

The Pamela Trokanski Dance Theatre Board of Directors will match donations made to PTDT on the Big Day of Giving, May 3rd, 2018, through the… 279 more words


A national dance theater at the Bibliothèque Nationale Française

From the exhibition Chaillot, une mémoire de la danse, running May 3 – August 26 at the Bibliothèque Nationale Française in Paris to celebrate the official consecration of the Chaillot Palace, located on the Seine facing the Eiffel tower, as France’s National Theater de la Danse: “Orphée” after Gluck’s “Orphée and Eurydice,” Danses et Choeurs d’Isadora Duncan, program from the Trocadéro Palace, Marcy 25, 27, and 29, 191 3. © BnF – Arts du spectacle.

Dancing in a Stretch Bag

By Michele Tobias

PTDT dancers are no strangers to props.  We regularly use items like stools, chairs, or boxes in choreography.  Stretch bags made their way into  choreography for both Davis Dance Project and Living Under the Influence this year after a long hiatus.  353 more words