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An Interview with Susan Alexander

About the Interview Susan Alexander moved to Santa Barbara in 2008 after having lived in France for over 20 years, teaching Modern Dance for the Paris Opera Ballet for 23 years, and at the Paris Conservatory of Music and Dance for 18 years. Prior to living in Paris, she taught at the Merce Cunningham Dance […]

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State of Darkness: An Interview with Molissa Fenley

Jack Mitchell, 1988

About the Video Molissa Fenley created her seminal work, State of Darkness in 1988. Recently, it was live-streamed from New York’s Joyce Theater, seven separate performances, each with a different dancer. Molissa recreated the work at The Dance Hub with the support of an AD&M Rent Subsidy Grant. In the interview, she talks about this […]

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Out There: A Dance Video by Victoria Finlayson

About the Video When The Dance Hub had to shut down in March and Victoria Finlayson began to teach her class virtually on Zoom, she looked for a means to continue the creative work she had been doing with her students. The result is this stunning dance video, or as Merce Cunningham called it, “dance […]

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Fundraising Events December, 2020

All the exciting events below are being shared as part of our 2020 End-of-year fundraising campaign. We hope you enjoy them and that they inspire you to support The Dance Hub—and to KEEP DANCING! The Dance Hub is a non-profit program of American Dance and Music, Inc., a California 501(c)(3) public benefit company. Donations are […]

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Why I’m Still Dancing: A Virtual College

After the pandemic pushed us to move our classes online, The Dance Hub launched a social media project called #WhyImStillDancing to celebrate dancing even when we can’t be together in the studio. We invited our students and teachers to submit pictures of themselves dancing at home or outside with a statement about why they’re still […]

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Support The Dance Hub

Rafael Bautista

Help us to “Keep the Lights On” Our beautiful space, ideal for dance, movement disciplines, rehearsals, and performance, has been transformed into The Dance Hub with two studios complete with mirrors, barres, and a dressing room. Offering classes for adults in Ballet, Modern Dance, Flamenco, Hula, Nia, Yoga, Pilates, and more as well as programs […]

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