School of the Arts Dancers in Film

Upcoming Events

Alicia Alonso’s Giselle
Exhibition Opening

Tuesday, May 22 • 6:30 pm
Cuban prima ballerina assoluta Alicia Alonso first performed Giselle seventy-five years ago. It became an iconic role for Alonso and a ballet which she staged on companies around the world, including her own Ballet Nacional de Cuba. In celebration of this special anniversary, Alicia Alonso’s Giselle explores her extraordinary history with the ballet.

School of the Arts
Spring Showcase

Saturday, June 2 • 1 & 7 pm
The National Museum of Dance presents the School of the Arts Annual Showcase Performance in the Trombley Auditorium at the Maple Avenue Middle School. Tickets will be available online Thursday, May 10. For more information call (518) 584-2225 ext 3008.

National Ballet of Cuba
Master Class

Thursday, June 7 • 6:30-8 pm
The National Museum of Dance has partnered with the Saratoga Performing Arts Center to present this master class. $25 - class size is limited, registration is recomended. Register online.

Dancers After Dark

Exhibition Opening

Saturday, June 30 • 6:30 pm
Dancers After Dark – Photographs by Jordan Matter will feature photographs from the 2016 book of the same title by Jordan Matter, New York Times best-selling author of the highly-acclaimed Dancers Among Us. This exhibition will also include exclusive video from the making of the book.

Ongoing Events

Aerial Yoga Classes

Monday evenings beginning April 2 • 6:00 pm
Aerial Yoga Level 1 will guide you through the basics of aerial yoga and introduce you to inversions. Aerial yoga is designed to increase, strength, improve flexibility, lengthen the spine and build core strength. $20/class, pre-registration required, class size limited to 11. Click here to register online.

Ballroom Classes

Tuesday evenings • 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Tango Fusion Dance Company offers classes at the Museum on Tuesday nights. New students may try one class for free. Classes will take place in the Museum foyer and southeast gallery. Classes offered include rumba, west coast swing, and Argentine tango. For more information visit Tango Fusion online.

Country Line Dancing

Wednesday evenings • 7:15 - 9:00 pm
The National Museum of Dance welcomes Country Music Association (CMA) Broadcast Award-winning DJ Kevin Richards who will lead weekly Beginner Line Dance Classes in the Lewis A. Swyer Studios. Starting on March 21, classes will be held on . The cost is $10 per dancer at the door. All ages and abilities are welcome to join.

Dance Through Parkinson’s

Thursdays • 1:30 am - 2:30 pm
Inspired by the internationally-acclaimed program Dance for PD®, founded in 2001 by the Mark Morris Dance Group and the Brooklyn Parkinson’s Group, this class explores movement through different types of rhythmic music in ways that are joyful, safe, and stimulating. Dance Through Parkinson’s will be taught by Rachelle Smith-Stallman, a Board-Certified Dance Movement Therapist and New York State Licensed Creative Arts Therapist.

Classes are free of charge and no experience is necessary for participation. For more information please contact the Museum at 518-584-2225 ext. 3001.










Museum Summer Hours

Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday noon - 4:00 pm

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National Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame: Celebrating 30 Years?
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