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Main Street Players is having auditions for men and women...more

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The Association of Dance Conventions and Competitions has scholarships....more

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Growing up in New Orleans as the oldest son of pianist and educator Ellis Marsalis, Branford was drawn to music along with siblings Wynton, Delfeayo and Jason. His first instrument, the clarinet, gave way to the alto and then the tenor and soprano saxophones when the teenage Branford began working in local bands. A growing fascination with jazz as he entered college gave him the basic tools to obtain his first major jobs, with trumpet legend Clark Terry and alongside Wynton in Art Blakey’s legendary Jazz Messengers. Branford formed his own quartet in 1986 and, with a few minor interruptions in the early years, has sustained the unit as his primary means of expression. Known for the telepathic communication among its uncommonly consistent personnel, its deep book of original music replete with expressive melodies and provocative forms, and an unrivaled spirit in both live and recorded performances, the Branford Marsalis Quartet has long been recognized as the standard to which other ensembles of its kind must be measured. Its most recent recording, Four MFs Playin’ Tunes, was named Best Instrumental Jazz Album in 2012 by iTunes.

Branford has not confined his music to the quartet context. In addition to guest turns with a legion of giants including Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Herbie Hancock and Sonny Rollins, he has excelled in duets with several major pianists, including his boyhood friend Harry Connick, Jr. Branford formed the Marsalis Music label in 2002, and under his direction it has documented his own music, talented new stars such as Miguel Zenon, and neglected older masters including one of Branford’s teachers, the late Alvin Batiste. Branford has also shared his knowledge as an educator, forming extended teaching relationships at Michigan State, San Francisco State and North Carolina Central Universities and conducting workshops at sites throughout the United States and the world. To learn more about Branford please visit

Dancers and Dance lovers are you ready?

BALLERINA is coming to a theater near you starting on December 14, 2016 (North American release date).


Are you a good dancer? Why don’t you show the world?

Dance Magazine welcomes video submissions of any type of dance by individuals or groups.

For more details visit

High School seniors this one’s for you.

The Association of Dance Conventions and Competitions is accepting scholarship applications for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year. Seniors who are planning to attend a  college or university are eligible.

Award amounts range from $500.00 - $1,000.

Deadline for submission is August 1, 2017.

For more details and/or to apply visit the ADCC website. To learn more about the organization click here.

The Alabama Ballet will hold auditions for their upcoming production of George Balanchine's The Nutcracker™!

The auditions takes place on Sept. 21, 2017 and is open to ages 8-16. Auditions will last from 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM.

Dance Attire: leotards, tights and ballet slippers.

For more details visit the Alabama Ballet website.

Dancewear Solutions is opening to receiving submission from dancers who are interested in modeling. Chosen individuals will appear in the Dancewear National Catalog.

All applicants must have the following:

Adult Models: Girls, Boys, Men, and Women with strong dance backgrounds between the ages of 14-19 who are photogenic.

Children Models: Children with great personalities who can correctly execute basic dance positions and are between the ages of 4-13. Child models must fit in Child Size leotards (SC, MC, LC).

To learn more details the Dancewear Solutions website.