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La Danza Documentary
Documentary showings
Documentary showings

La Danza Bridging Time Through Dance  created in 2015 is a 33min film that describes how Allegro Dance Company is preserving authentic Italian dances from their research in Italy. The film includes: tarantellas of southern Italy and waltzes and other dances from northern Italy.

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Where we have shown our film:

Ohio County Public Library Wheeling, WV

WV Northern Community College Wheeling, WV

Waldomore  Clarksburg, WV

Heinz History Museum Pittsburgh, PA

Little Italy Cleveland, Ohio

Arts & Antiques Marketplace Fairmont, WV

Fairmont State University Folklife Center

Frederick, Maryland (Italian Festa)

New York , NY- Italian American Museum

San Diego,California 

Primo Italiano Sons of Italy Washington, PA

Clackamus College Oregon City, OR

DeSales University Center Valley, PA

Atlanta, Georgia

Boone, NC

La Danza - Bridging Time Through Dance
La Danza - Bridging Time Through Dance

Allegro Dance Company

A documentary about perserving the Italian Culture through dance. 

Sponsored in part by:

The Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival


WV Humanities Council

This project is being presented with financial assistance from the West Virginia Humanities Council, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations do not necessarily represent those of the West Virginia Humanities Council or the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Behind the scenes
Director Anna Pishner Harsh

Allegro is so thrilled for our documentary La Danza -Bridging Time Through Dance to become a reality. This has been a wonderful adventure in making and researching these precious and rare dances of Italy. Leaving this information for future generations to enjoy is truly an honor. We are proud to take steps into preserving these traditional Italian Dances for the next generation.