The ADC provides services that support the artistic work of professional dancers, choreographers, and dance educators, and advance the artistic experiences of dance students and audiences. Our programs and services include:

Alabama Dance Festival

Our largest annual program serving Alabama’s dance community and the entire Southeast. Activities related to the Festival include performances, community residencies, school outreach and teacher training, master classes, and audition opportunities for summer and college dance programs.

Dance Across Birmingham

A day of free community dance classes for all ages and a free showcase performance celebrating all forms of dance in our community.

Engaging Dance Audiences

A national initiative by Dance/USA, the national service organization for professional dance, to explore and research methods of engaging audiences for dance, learn from peers, and share the learning nationally.

Alabama’s Bicentennial

Our three-year celebration of the cultural diversity of our state through dance. Our different cultural perspectives will be explored through movement to delve into personal history and identity, connected by the themes of place, home and community.

Dance Floor Rental

A portable sprung dance floor available for rental with discounted competitive rates and an extra discount for ADC members.

Technical Assistance

Grant writing assistance, strategic planning, group facilitation, fiscal sponsorship, and more.