Atlanta has a rich and extensive dance community, and the city’s stages are hotbeds for talent, from classical to contemporary. The city’s dance community is inclusive and imaginative and welcomes you to experience life through art.
Founded in 1929, Atlanta Ballet is one of the premier dance companies in the country and the official State Ballet of Georgia. Atlanta Ballet’s eclectic repertoire spans ballet history, highlighted by beloved classics and inventive originals. After 91 years, Atlanta Ballet continues its commitment to share and educate audiences on the empowering joy of dance.
Atlanta Dance Collective
Atlanta Dance Collective is a group of artists with a similar vision to create engaging contemporary work in the Atlanta dance scene. Over the years, Atlanta Dance Collective has produced their work throughout multiple venues in the Atlanta area, and participated in community festivals such as Atlanta Fringe, Dance Canvas, Fulton County Dance Week, the MAD Festival, among others.
Beacon Dance is a community-based professional performance organization presenting classes, workshops, and productions. Projects are designed to be interactive audience experiences to reflect the realities of our time, to occur in unusual spaces, and to be created with passionate attention.
DanceATL is a multi-ethnic, multiple racial organization that nurtures and promotes dance as a vibrant part of Atlanta’s arts ecosystem by connecting artists to resources to grow and engage audiences in the city.
Full Radius Dance
Redefining the boundaries of dance by bringing together disabled and non-disabled dancers through performance, education, and advocacy, Full Radius Dance is celebrated for its artistry and inclusiveness. Performers of all physical abilities use inclusive, challenging modern dance techniques that are firmly founded in art and not designed to be “therapeutic.” Locally, the company presents an annual repertory concert and produces the annual Modern Atlanta Dance (MAD) Festival.
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