The International Association of Blacks in Dance (IABD) is hosting their 33rd annual conference in Toronto, Canada in 2023 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto. The conference, entitled “GLOBALLY CONNECTED: WHAT DOES OUR TOMORROW HOLD?” will take place over a four-day period and will feature various events and activities that showcase the diversity and richness of black dance.
The conference will include dance workshops, masterclasses, and panel discussions that will be led by some of the most prominent and respected figures in the black dance community. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from and engage with these leaders in a variety of dance styles, including contemporary, hip-hop, African, and more.
In addition to the educational opportunities, the conference will also feature performances by various dance companies and solo artists. These performances will highlight the talents and contributions of black dancers and choreographers and showcase the diversity of black dance.
The conference will also have a strong focus on community building and networking. There will be opportunities for attendees to connect with one another, as well as with dance educators, presenters, and other professionals in the dance industry.
IABD is a non-profit organization that is committed to promoting and preserving Black Dance and its cultural heritage. Their annual conference is a platform for the black dance community to come together, learn, and celebrate the richness and diversity of black dance. (IABD) preserves and promotes dance by people of African ancestry or origin, and assists and increases opportunities for artists in advocacy, audience development, education, funding, networking, performance, philosophical dialogue, and touring.
In summary, the International Association of Blacks in Dance (IABD) is hosting their annual conference in Toronto, Canada in 2023. The four-day event will feature workshops, masterclasses, panel discussions and performances that showcase the diversity and richness of black dance. The conference will offer educational opportunities and networking opportunities for attendees and will highlight the talents and contributions of black dancers and choreographers, as well as promoting and preserving black dance and its cultural heritage.