ABOUT Welcome to the VLA DANCE store. Our vision is to see VLA DANCE become a sustainable full-time dance company in Boston that utilizes dance as a unique avenue for education and community advocacy. While donations can always be made to support VLA DANCE. We are happy to offer apparel that will fund our programming, support our artists directly, and further our vision.
We create apparel that is thoughtfully sourced and locally made so that you can trust that what you are wearing is high quality.
BE BOLD THIS WINTER WITH VLA WINTER SERIES
Glove-hand-made by Mitzi Eppley, our masks are created with input of Boston area surgeons and seamstresses for your safety. Aiming to minimize air leakage, these masks come in four sizes, each with three layers of fabric and a wire setting to comfortably fit over your nose.
Sourcing Information The outer fabric is purchased from Massachusetts local fabric store, Gather Here founded by Virginia B. Johnson. You can learn more about Mitzi and her mask process here. Learn more about COVID-19 safety and mask fits comprised by Professor of Chemistry, Jose-Luis Jimenez, here!
LIMITED CAPACITY OF OUR FIRST SHIRT SERIES
Our shirts highlight underrepresented voices who are local New England artists. Each shirt series will run for a period of 3-4 months. The first artist is, Aaron Brown, whose practice, "is the visual manifestation of a sonic timeline fed through an industrial grinder." He designed a striking landscape collage to adorn the front of our very first VLA shirt.
Please note that all items are final sale.
Thank you for your support!