The Dance Complex Announcements
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 14, 2013
To: The Boston Dance Community
From: The Board of Directors, The Dance Complex
The Board of The Dance Complex Announces the Appointment of Peter DiMuro as Executive Director
CAMBRIDGE, MA: The Dance Complex Board of Directors is delighted to welcome and introduce career long arts administrator and artist Peter DiMuro as The Dance Complex’s new Executive Director. From a pool of dynamic and qualified candidates, Peter distinguished himself with his unique combination of experience leading an international touring dance company, leading service organizations, collaborating with artists, mentoring dancers, developing relationships with producers and funders alike, all in addition to an extensive career performing on stages all across the world. “We are excited about Peter’s arrival and look forward to the wealth of innovative initiatives he has proposed and the terrific ideas for engaging the community and building further partnerships across the city and state, “David Dance, President of the Board of Directors of The Dance Complex states and adds, “Peter’s bio reads like a veritable ‘Who’s Who?’ in contemporary dance, and we feel so fortunate to be the future beneficiary of Peter’s vast network and extensive experience.”
The Dance Complex Located in the historic Odd Fellows Hall, in Cambridge, MA; The Dance Complex is a volunteer‐based, artist run organization dedicated to promoting, advancing, and sponsoring artistic endeavors, creative work and education in dance and the movement arts. The organization, formed from the hard work and collaboration of members of the dance community, lead by pioneering founder Rozann Kraus, has been a model of a successful volunteer‐based community engaged in dance study and making since 1991. Culturally, The Dance Complex is a process; we are members of the arts community establishing a resource, referral and support center that is responsive to a wide diversity of needs for both professional dancers and those who enjoy moving.
“This community has made an incredible living, breathing monument to dance in Central Square”, Peter offers. “I look forward to guiding us to a next phase of development.” Through his appreciation of diverse ideas, approaches and people, as Executive Director, Peter will sustain and build positive relationships with other arts organizations, dancers, instructors, the City of Cambridge, and all who are committed to dance. In addition to leading the staff in the identification of best practices and future frontiers for The Dance Complex, the Executive Director will oversee all administrative and programmatic elements of activity.
See Peter's biography here. We look forward to introducing Peter, along with upcoming plans at the start of the fall season early in September. Stay tuned for details.
Chairman of the Board of Directors
The Board of Directors: Anne Brown Allen, David Dance, Richard Getz, Mary McCarthy, Jayne Murphy, William Parsons
Hello Dance Complex Community!
Due to our bills rising, electricity and heat, we will be raising our rates for rehearsals starting April 1st, 2012. We will also be looking at our prices for classes, workshops, workshop series, showings, photo-shoots, video-shoots, events, festivals and performances in the near future.
Thank you for continuing to support our dance community.
Starting April 1st
Rehearsals before 6pm on Weekdays: $10/ per hour
Rehearsals after 6pm on Weeknights: $18/ per hour
Rehearsals on Weekends: $15/per hour
The Dance Complex is a Top Non-Profit
As part of the nation-wide 2010 Art Appreciation Campaign, Cambridge-based The Dance Complex was voted one of the best non-profits. Though there is no monetary reward with this recognition, the increased visibility and credibility it affords is substantial.
Hosted by GreatNonprofits, Guidestar and
Intersection for the Arts, this selection will provide the volunteer based center with a closer link to philanthropic groups and individuals.
In its 19th year, The Dance Complex is the proud steward of The Odd Fellows Dance Hall in Central Square, Cambridge. With a diverse offering of classes, rehearsal and performance facilities it is the only non-membership organization that offers ongoing, drop in classes for all ages, skills and interest levels in the area.
A recipient of Cultural Facilities Funding, the Julie Ince Thompson Theatre, lobby and offices are now fully accessible. This renovation
was recently completed by the S
H Construction Company.
Other recognized non-profits include Lenox's Shakespeare
Co, VSA of Boston, Wolf Trap Performing Arts Center (VA) and NYC's Playwrights'