Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre/Notes in Motion was featured in the March 2023 Dance Magazine article "The Do’s and Dont’s of Holding a Fundraising Event." Amanda Selwyn gave helpful advice for how to put together a successful fundraiser event. Read Full Article
Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre/Notes in Motion was featured in the January 2023 Dance Magazine article "Against All Odds, Six Dance Organizations Find Ways to Thrive in Hard Times." Amanda Selwyn spoke about how the company thrived in its 2021-2022 season. Read Full Article

Amanda Selwyn was interviewed by Jeff Simmons of It’s In Queens about Notes in Motion’s extensive dance education programs serving NYC public schools and diverse communities. Listen to Podcast


Amanda Selwyn spoke about her journey as a choreographer on the on 144th Episode of the podcast “Movers & Shapers: A Dance Podcast.” Interview was conducted by Erin Carlisle Norton, Artistic Director of the NJ/NYC all-female dance company The Moving Architects. Listen to Apple Podcast


Amanda Selwyn was interviewed on Bronxnet’s OPEN Friday about Notes in Motion’s robust dance education programs for the 2021-2022 School Season. Interview was conducted by Bronxnet’s host, Rhina Valetin   Watch Interview


Notes in Motion’s 2021-2022 school program at Bronx Theatre High School was spotlighted in the Riverdale Press articleLongtime theatre program saves performing arts. Read Article


Amanda Selwyn had an exclusive interview with NYC Radio Station, WKTU about our 22nd Performance Season, Threads World Premiere. Listen to Audio Transcript

Performance Season Updates

Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre was awarded a 2023-24 CUNY Dance Initiative Residency at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center for our 24th Performance Season and World Premiere of Habit Formed on March 1-2, 2024. Habit Formed weaves fluid, sensuous movements with sharp, distinctive gestures.  The piece traverses a spectrum of emotions associated with habits, from euphoria to restlessness to liberation. The ultimate journey of the work is a story of discernment, unpacking how we can be empowered by intentional habits and not impaired by them. In our 23rd Season, we were in Residency at Hofstra University and presented a preview of Habit Formed at NYU as part of their Summer Residency Series.  For our 22nd Performance Season, we premiered Threads at New York Live Arts. Threads explored what holds us together in isolation and the practice of letting go. For our 21st Season, we presented a Virtual Performance and Gala and 3 Outdoor Performances in NYC, High Falls, and East Hampton. Our 20th Anniversary Performance Season was presented by the CUNY Dance Initiative at Baruch Performing Arts Center. With a focus on reflection and memory, Hindsight referenced signature structures from two decades of richly layered repertory. Our 19th Season Crossroads premiered at New York Live Arts Inspired Magritte and Escher, Crossroads animated a surrealistic landscape that highlighted moments at crossroads, choosing one path or another, and how these moments steer the course of our lives.

Calendar of Events

In Partnership 24th Season Gala
March 1-2, 2024
Smyth Tavern, NYC

Habit Formed World Premiere
March 1-2, 2024
BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, NYC

Habit Formed Community Performance
November 22, 2023
PS 41 Bronx 

Dance on the Pond
Saturday, September 30, 2023
New Paltz, NY
A Night for our Future
September 22, 2023
One Art Space, NYC
Green Afternoon X
July 8, 2023
East Hampton, NY
Choreographer Mentorship Showcase 
June 11, 2023
NYU Dance Department, NYC
Workshop Series at Peridance
June 26-30, 2023
Peridance Center NYC
Habit Formed Season Preview
June 10, 2023
NYU Studios, NYC
Forward From Here: 23rd Season Gala
May 6, 2023
Home of Board Chair
Habit Formed Community Performance
February 3, 2023 & May 5, 2023
PS 63 STAR Academy, Manhattan
Hofstra University Residency
January – April 2023
Hofstra  University Dance Program
Holiday Performance and Party
December 14, 2022
Compass, NYC
American Dance Guild Festival
Sat, December 3, 2022
Ailey Citigroup Theater, NYC
Open Rehearsal
November 15, 2022
Gibney Studios, NYC

Arts in Education

In the 2022-2023 school year, we experienced dramatic growth in our programming. We had 77 successful dance education programs throughout NYC in-school, after-school, an on weekends. Leading with our values of fostering inclusion, community, and expression through dance, we have strengthened and broadened our relationships with artists, partners, supporters, and friends. With funding from the NYC Department of Education’s Office of Arts and Special Projects, we also brought 18 unique Community Programs to our partners which included round robin multi-cultural dance workshops, an ASDT performance, inter-generational dance, and community joy. With 55 Company Teaching Artists working throughout the year, we surpassed the 120,000 students reached mark. 
"I loved the new experience. It really helped me break out of my comfort zone. The dances were fun to learn and enjoyable.
5th grader, PS 78X
"Notes in Motion has made a positive impact on the students because it gives them an outlet to express themselves in ways that they are not able to in the classroom. "
Classroom Teacher, PS 182Q
"We got the chance to learn something new, hear different music and meet members of our school community."
Parent, PS 376Q