Author Archives: National Dance Week

Kick for Kindness Opportunities By: Joyce Pennington and Brittany Dolotina, American Dance/Drill Team

Its that time of year again!  The National Dance Week Foundation is proud to sponsor the Kick for Kindness Anti-Bullying Campaign in October and November, where dancers are encouraged to take the lead in standing up against bullying.  We hope … Continue reading

Kick for Kindness

Coast 2 Coast Supports National Dance Week

Hello from “Coast 2 Coast: Dance Across America!” We’re a Not-for-Profit dance organization that travels the country each year during National Dance The C2C Crew consists of Choreographer Louie Perez, Executive Director and Tour DJ Jimmy Lyles, and Illusionist Ryan … Continue reading


It’s Officially Summer by Cathy Graziano NDWF Executive Director

Summer has officially begun and it is time to recharge and relax.  Summertime for most dancers means the recitals are over and dance semesters have ended, it also is the closing of another successful National Dance Week Foundation year.  I … Continue reading


The Power of Dance

Fun, beautiful and powerful.  Read about the Power of Dance and Hire A Dancer.


Dance is in the air! by Joyce Pennington NDWF Board Member and owner American Dance/Drill Team

Spring is in the air!  Yes, leaps, turns, high kicks, glitzy costumes, dynamic confetti cannons are lighting up the stages around the country as dance teams are presenting their Spring Shows and studios are preparing for the Recitals.  It is … Continue reading


Dance Mom by Anneliese Wilson NDWF Vice Chair Board Member and owner of ABC for Dance

My mother was a professional dancer and I always swore I wouldn’t be following in her footsteps, funny how things change from when you were 8.  One year I remember asking to take dance with all of my friends at … Continue reading



National Dance Week…..April 24 – May 3 2015.  It is my pleasure especially at times like this to be the Executive Director of such a wonderful and positive non-profit foundation.   Thank to all who have spent time, energy, and … Continue reading


Let’s celebrate dance! by Suzanne Blake Gerety Director of

It is time to put some of the fun back in dance.  This is what National Dance Week inspires us to do. Get out there and spread the excitement and celebrate all the joy that dance offers. Couldn’t we all … Continue reading


Love Your Body Week: teaching body positivity through dance by Mary Pisegna Gorder

It is no secret that dancers have complicated relationships with their bodies. On the one hand, our bodies are our art, our livelihood, and our means of expression. On the other, as we train in dance, it is easy to … Continue reading


Dancerprenuer by Susan Epstein NDWF Board Member

It’s my new word.  I have come to realize that we are more than dancers; we are creative innovators, reinventing ourselves over and over again, sometimes at considerable risk.  That’s the perfect word for us – Dancerpreneur.  Dancers are often … Continue reading