Press and Awards

PRESS

Young Dance 2020-21 Registration Available Article PDF


Union Park District Council / Abdulrahman Wako, UPDC Neighborhood Matters Newsletter, Community Engagement September 8, 2020


Daily Distraction: Young Dance Performance on Zoom on May 30 Article PDF
Kathy Berdan, Pioneer PressMay 29, 2020


Support Local Business – Young Dance
Union Park District Council / Abdulrahman Wako, Community Engagement, UPDC Neighborhood Matters Newsletter
April 15, 2020


Young Dance steps into permanent space in St. Paul Midway area
Jane McClure, Access Press
January 10, 2020


Charitable Giving for a Healthier World
Sheila Regan, Southwest Journal
December 16, 2019


Young Dance Finds New Home in St. Paul
Gina Karow, Minnesota Monthly
November 4, 2019


Young Dance Comes to Union Park
Union Park District Council / Abdulrahman Wako, Community Engagement, UPDC Neighborhood Matters Newsletter
October 1, 2019


Preview: Young Dance Company Spring Concert: Intersect
Camille LeFevre, City Pages, A-List
April, 2019


Art Hounds: Classical Hindustani music combines with blues and jazz in ‘Sangam Stories’
Marianne Combs (Art Hound segment about YD event with Gaelynn Lea by Eben Kowler), MPR News
February 28, 2019



Preview: Looking Back, Leaping Forward

Linda Shapiro, City Pages, A-List
May, 2018


Preview: Vital Matters
Camille LeFevre, City Pages, A-List
October, 2016


Minneapolis troupe encourages kids as ‘artists and creators’ of own work
Caroline Palmer, Star Tribune
April 16, 2016


Review: Young Dance celebrates all abilities in Lab Theater performance
Sheila Regan, Star Tribune
May 6, 2015


Art Hounds: Creepy crawly art and Young Dance
Marianne Combs (Art Hound segment for YD by Penelope Freeh), MPR News
April 30, 2015


Young Dance teaches dancers of all abilities
Michelle Bruch, Southwest Journal, Biz Buzz
April 21, 2015


The Exuberance of Young Dance
Lightsey Darst, Mn Artists
April 12, 2013


AWARDS

2014 Special Citation SAGE Award for Dance – for the impact an artist or organization has had on the Minnesota Dance community over time


2014 Ordway Education Award – for work with the Ordway Theater’s Education program in conjunction with the AXIS Dance Residency in the spring of 2014


2015 MRAC Arts Achievement Award – for organizations that exemplify MRAC’s mission of increasing access to the arts. 

“Young Dance teachers were relentlessly supportive and inspiring, accommodating but also challenging our child to grow.”

-Young Dance parent