January 13-22, 2023

The 2023 Alabama Dance Festival will take place in a hybrid format – with both virtual and in-person components! As one of the largest gatherings of dancers and dance enthusiasts in the Southeast, the Alabama Dance Festival will immerse you in master classes with world-renowned teachers, audition opportunities, teacher training, networking, performances by regional dance groups, and a guest company.

Registration will open early Fall 2022.

Remember to purchase your ADC Membership BEFORE registering to get the ADC Member registration rate!

Guest Company: Coming Soon!

The Alabama Dance Festival is proud to present Helen Simoneau Danse Alabama Dance Festival guest company!

Each year, the Alabama Dance Festival boasts a weekend full of performances.  Participants and public alike enjoy work presented in a range of styles and traditions by schools, studios, companies, and choreographers in our annual New Works Concert and Alabama Dance Festival Showcase. Furthermore, a selected Guest Company of national significance treats us to something new and inspiring each year.

General Admission Tickets

Alabama Screendance Festival
Date: Jan 20, 2023 At: 8:00PM

New Works Concert
Date: Jan 21, 2023 At: 4:00PM

Alabama Dance Festival Showcase
Date: Jan 22, 2023 At: 3:00PM


The Alabama Dance Festival offers a diverse range of master classes and workshops from a faculty of renown instructors carefully selected.  Classes vary across styles and cultural traditions for pre-professional dancers (grades 6-12), college/professional dancers, and pedagogy and professional development workshops.
2023 Class Schedule

2023 Faculty and Bios 


The Alabama Dance Festival offers valuable audition opportunities for dance students.  Dancers may register to audition for local, regional, and national summer programs, college programs, and scholarships.

Dance for Schools

The Alabama Dance Festival includes a day-long arts integration workshop for which K12 educators can receive Continuing Education credit.  Resource materials and Festival residency activities give educators additional tools to discuss art with their students.


Find Performance Applications, our Alabama Screendance Festival Application, and more!

2023 Registration Instructions

Registration Opens Fall 2022