Alabama Dance Festival

Alabama Dance Festival

Friday, Jan 22, 2021 from 12:00am to 3:08pm


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.


Alabama Screendance Festival 7:45 pm
An exciting aspect to the Alabama Dance Festival, the 2nd annual Alabama Screendance Festival presents a mixture of submissions of dance for film as well as Featured films selected through adjudication.

The following dance films will be presented on the Festival’s opening performance, the Alabama Screendance Festival:

Heather Hunt, Energies of Woman
Lawrence Jackson, Say Her Name...Too
Jeny Jones, Waking Dream
Andrea Knowlton, Pop Rocks
Alessio Lovreglio Wilson, Close to Distance
Sarah Pitts, Flight
Brelyn Reece, My To-Do List Keeps Getting Bigger
Emilia Stuart, Here

The following films will be presented as part of the Alabama Dance Festival Showcase on January 24, 3:45 pm:

Aidan Nettles, What's Next
Stephanie Rangel, Waltz of the Flowers


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