Organization

Bates Dance Festival

Lewiston, ME | http://batesdancefestival.org
Joined in November 2014

About Us

The Bates Dance Festival is comprised of four interwoven programs: two professional training programs including the Young Dancers Workshop (YDW), a rigorous three-week program serving pre-professional dancers ages 14-18; the Professional Training Program (PTP) serving dancers ages 18 and up; a main-stage performances series featuring renowned contemporary dance artists from around the world: and community outreach activities including the Youth Arts Program serving local youth ages 7-16 with dance, music, theater and visual arts training, and the Community Dance Project inviting local residents into an intensive creative collaboration with a choreographer and Festival dancers to create a new work which occurs on alternate years. Commissioning and residency projects support new works by established companies, emerging choreographers and international artists.

The Bates Dance Festival is comprised of four interwoven programs: two professional training programs including the Young Dancers Workshop (YDW), a rigorous three-week program serving pre-professional dancers ages 14-18; the…

Areas of Focus Include

  • Arts & Music

Location

305 College St., Lewiston, ME 04240