COMMUNITY

EVENTS

Events listed on this page are free and open to the public. Let us know you are attending by using the RSVP link below each event!

More events will be added on a rolling basis over the next few months, so keep an eye on this page if you are a community member interested in experiencing all that BDF has to offer!

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Schedule of Community Events

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JUNE: BDF Studio Series Performance

Saturday June 19, 2021 at 5pm | FREE ADMISSION

This informal showcase features a rotating line-up of local and national dance artists, so each performance is completely different.

JUNE PERFORMERS: Jessica Thomas (Detroit), Michael Manson (Detroit), Katie Phelan (Iowa), Emmalee Hallinan (Iowa), Morgan Pinkham (Rochester), Sloan Lemberg (West Bloomfield)

Location: MADPAC | 101 Appian Way, Suite 102

RSVP on Facebook!

Cheers

JUNE: #BeInspired Happy Hour

Saturday June 19, 2021 at 6pm | FREE ADMISSION

Join us for complimentary happy hour following the BDF Studio Series performance. Adults ages 21+ are welcome. Wine, beer, nonalcoholic refreshments and sweet treats provided. Mix and mingle with BDF faculty and guest artists.

Location: MADPAC | 101 Appian Way, Suite 104

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JUNE: Coffee Hour

Sunday June 20, 2021 at 9-10am | FREE ADMISSION

Get to know the BDF directors and staff and enjoy some coffee as we get the second day of the festival weekend kicked off. This is an informal and fun way to get an inside peek into the festival. Free and open to all.

Location: MADPAC | 101 Appian Way, Suite 104

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JULY: Community Yoga

Saturday July 17, 2021 at 3:30-4:30pm | FREE ADMISSION

Open to all ages, backgrounds and levels! Bring your own mat for this outdoor flow session lead by BDF faculty member Joy Morris-Burton.

Location: Brighton Light House | 142 Brighton Lake Rd., Brighton, MI 48116

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JULY: BDF Studio Series Performance

Saturday July 17, 2021 at 5pm | FREE ADMISSION

This informal showcase features a rotating line-up of local and national dance artists, so each performance is completely different.

JULY PERFORMERS: Suttle Dance Company (Detroit), Oaxaca-Rhoad Company (Cleveland), Becca Grden (Royal Oak), Dean/Black School of Performing Arts, Kathryn Munk (Chesapeake, VA), Joy Morris-Burton (Kalamazoo) and MORE!

Location: MADPAC | 101 Appian Way, Suite 102, Brighton, MI 48116

Cheers

JULY: #BeInspired Happy Hour

Saturday July 17, 2021 at 6pm | FREE ADMISSION

Join us for complimentary happy hour following the BDF Studio Series performance. Adults ages 21+ are welcome. Wine, beer, nonalcoholic refreshments and sweet treats provided. Mix and mingle with BDF faculty and guest artists.

Location: MADPAC | 101 Appian Way, Suite 104, Brighton, MI 48116

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JULY: Coffee Hour

Sunday July 18, 2021 at 9-10am | FREE ADMISSION

Get to know the BDF directors and staff and enjoy some coffee as we get the second day of the festival weekend kicked off. This is an informal and fun way to get an inside peek into the festival. Free and open to all.

Location: MADPAC | 101 Appian Way, Suite 104, Brighton, MI 48116

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AUGUST: Coffee Hour

Sunday August 15, 2021 at 9-10am | FREE ADMISSION

Enjoy some complimentary coffee and sweet treats as we wrap up our final 2021 festival weekend. This is an informal and fun way to get an inside peek into the festival. Free and open to all.

Location: MADPAC | 101 Appian Way, Suite 104, Brighton, MI 48116

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AUGUST: BDF Studio Series Performance

Sunday August 15, 2021 at 5pm | FREE ADMISSION

Our August in-studio performance features a partnership with the Young Dancers Initiative Emerging Choreographers Project. This showcase will feature a showcase of new work created during the week, plus special professional guests from the Michigan dance community.

AUGUST PERFORMERS: Young Dancers Initiative (Michigan), Yessy Gomez (Grand Rapids), Jonathan Jackson (Detroit), Suttle Dance Company (Detroit), Vertical Ambition Crew & Company (Flint), Becca Grden (Royal Oak), Paulette Brockington (Detroit)

Location: MADPAC | 101 Appian Way, Suite 102

Cheers

AUGUST: #BeInspired Happy Hour

Sunday August 15, 2021 at 6pm | FREE ADMISSION

Join us for complimentary happy hour following the BDF Studio Series performance. Adults ages 21+ are welcome. Wine, beer, nonalcoholic refreshments and sweet treats provided. Mix and mingle with BDF faculty and guest artists.

Location: MADPAC | 101 Appian Way, Suite 104