January 16 – 24, 2021

The 2021 Alabama Dance Festival will take place virtually! 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 special presentation by this year’s guest company, BODYTRAFFIC.
2021 Registration Instructions
Purchase your ADC Membership BEFORE registering to get the ADC Member registration rate!


Guest Company: BODYTRAFFIC

The Alabama Dance Festival is proud to present BODYTRAFFIC as the 2021 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.


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.
2021 Class Schedule downloadable pdf
2021 Class Schedule list with descriptions and Faculty

2021 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.
2021 Dance For Schools Info – To Be Announced
Teacher Workshop Reservation Form – Coming Soon


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

2021 Registration Instructions