Massachusetts
Profile Type: Artist
NEFA Grant Recipient
Artist
Dances by Isadora

To see DANCES BY ISADORA is to be allowed a rare glimpse of the classic beauty and haunting honesty that shocked audiences nearly a century ago and made dance history. Hailed as "powerful movers" by the New York Times, Dances by Isadora honors Duncan’s original choreography with vitality and vibrant physicality. The group received its name in 1986 when arts administrator, Alan Casso produced the company's first public performance in Boston. Since then Dances by Isadora has been the recipient of numerous grants and awards including the Massachusetts Cultural Council, MIT Council on the Arts, Harkness Foundation for Dance, the Bossak/Heilbron Foundation, New York Foundation for the Arts and City Parks Foundation.

Dances by Isadora has performed around the globe in ancient theaters, city sidewalks, churches, parks and schools. Fees for performance and teaching are negotiable.

I Have Worked With

  • September 2014

    In 2014 Dance Complex director, Peter DiMuro selected Dances by Isadora to present a full evening program of works from the repertoire of Isadora Duncan as well as contemporary choreography by Catherine Gallant and Kelli Edwards. The program featured all live music by pianist Sarah Takagi.

  • State: MA
    Date: 3/2012
    Activity: Concert/performance/reading
    Email: isabel_fine@concordacademy.org
    Phone: 510-310-4375

  • State: NY
    Date: 1/2012
    Activity: Concert/performance/reading
    Email: michele@gibneydance.org
    Phone: 212 677-8560

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Contact Information

First Name: 
Catherine
Job Title/Position: 
director
Mailing Address: 
157 Highland Ave.
Quincy, MA 02170-1437
Physical Address: 
25 Lakeview Rd.
Foxboro, MA 02035
Last Name: 
Gallant
Phone: 
917 673-3132

About

Profile Type: 
Artist
Primary Discipline: 
Dance - Modern / Contemporary
Additional Disciplines: 
Dance - Modern / Contemporary
Year Founded: 
1989
Populations Served: 
Adults
Elders
Families
Immigrant Populations
People with Disabilities
School Groups
Teens
Youth-At-Risk
Languages Available: 
French
German
Italian
Russian
Spanish
Institution/Business Type: 
Performing Groups
Activities and Services: 
Performance / Concert / Reading
Creation of a Work of Art (Including Commissions)
Residency - Community
Residency - In School
Workshops / Demonstrations / Master Class
Events Per Year: 
15
Seasons Active: 
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter

Affiliations and Accomplishments

Professional Associations: 
National Dance Educators Prganization
Education: 
Dance Education Laboratory
Awards: 
Harkness Foundation, Bossak-Heilbron Foundation, MA Cultural Council, MIT Council for the Arts
I am a NEFA Grant Recipient

I am a Touring Artist

Technical Requirements: 
Tech requirements are flexible and performances may take place in traditional theater venues or site-specific settings. When in a theater we prefer to work with live music (budgets allowing), so a recently tuned piano is requested.
Fee Range Minimum: 
$200
Fee Range Maximum: 
$5,000
State of Residence: 
Massachusetts
Minimum Number of Performers: 
5

I am a Teaching Artist

Subject Areas: 
Arts Integration - English Language / Literacy
Arts Integration - Foreign Languages
Arts Integration - Health
Arts Integration - History and Social Science
Ages Served: 
Pre-Kindergarten-age
Elementary School-age
Middle School-age
High School-age
College-Age
Adults
Certifications / Training: 
Dance Education Laboratory (DEL)