Alabama Dance Festival

Alabama Dance Festival

Sunday, Jan 24, 2021 from 12:00am to 3:38am


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 Dance Showcase 3:45 pm
The Showcase rounds out the Festival weekend with performances by schools, studios, companies and colleges across the region.

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 following works will be presented on the Alabama Dance Festival Showcase:

Alabama State University, Dilemma
Andalusia Ballet, Grand Pas de Deux from Nutcracker
Cheryl Kaye Marshall, Stellar Nucleosynthesis
Dance Levels, Journey to Africa Sinte
Dance Repertory Project at University of Georgia, Points of Departure
Dance South Studio, Ascended
Florence Academy of Fine Arts, Dark to Light
Formations Dance Company, Haul
Heartbeat Dance Company, Timbalero
Kat Files, The Orchid
Mobile Ballet, Nina (Nina Simone)
Natyananda: Dance of India, Bho shambho
Power APAC Dance Department, La Piece Manquante
Sudha Raghuram, Bharatanatyam Classical Dance of India, the Hindu Goddess Devi
TROY Dance, Man With a Bag


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