The 2014 Alabama Dance Festival
The Alabama Dance Festival on January 10 - 20 is proud to present Bridgman|Packer Dance in partnership with the Birmingham Museum of Art and Koresh Dance Company in partnership with Samford University as guest companies-in-residence. Subscribe to Footworks, our free weekly e-newsletter and stay tuned for updates about tickets, registration, special discounts, and deadlines!
The Ultimate Dance Experience
Immerse yourself in dance by starting on January 11 with Dance Across Birmingham – a day of free dance classes designed for beginners of all ages and a free Birmingham Dance Showcase performance featuring a variety of Birmingham dance companies. Purchase a discounted weekend pass for Festival performances on January 17 – 19, including Koresh Dance Company on January 17, Bridgman|Packer Dance and the New Works Concert on January 18, and concluding with the Alabama Dance Festival Showcase on January 19!
Dance for Schools
Classroom teachers – we’ve planned some great activities for you and your students! Teachers will want to start on January 10 with a free Teacher Workshop where you will receive movement-based arts integration tools and materials. Put this information to use right away to prepare your students for the Festival’s free school matinee performances presented by our guest company Koresh Dance Company on January 17. Free dance classes are also available for students and teachers at the Festival’s community event, Dance Across Birmingham on January 11. Reservation forms will be available soon!
School Reservation Form (DOC)
School Reservation Form (PDF)
School Information Packet with Reservation Form (PDF)
For Professional and Pre-Professional Dancers
Professional/college and pre-professional dancers (grades 6 – 12) can register for weekend packages that include master classes and performance tickets for January 17 – 19. The Festival also offers scholarship audition classes for summer programs and college/university dance programs. Online registration is now open! Organizations may earn 1 free registration for every 10 paid package registrations of equal or lesser value. All performers must meet registration requirements. Scholarship audition information will be available soon!
Pre-Professional Registration Tool Kit (Grades 6-12) (PDF)
College/Professional Registration Tool Kit (PDF)
Scholarship Audition Form (DOC)
Scholarship Audition Form (PDF)
The Alabama Dance Festival gratefully acknowledges and thanks the Sponsors, Community Partners, and Contributors for their generous support of the seventeenth Alabama Dance Festival.