DanceATL’s mission is to facilitate communication among and about dance in Metro Atlanta. As a resource for promoting dance in Atlanta, DanceATL creates a collective voice for the dance community that will address challenges through communication and organization.
Atlanta Dance seeks to accomplish these goals:
Advocacy – Create a united voice for dance in Atlanta.
Diversity – Encourage a deeper understanding and respect of the diversity within dance.
Community – Foster support and partnership among the dance population.
Communication – Promote more effective communication within and about the field.
Boost the Industry – Retain and attract talent so it can thrive in Atlanta.
Education – Promote opportunities for education and enhanced accessibility to dance.
Audience Development – Build appreciation and attendance of dance among the general public.
DanceATL provides resources, promotion, and collaborative opportunities for the dance community in metro Atlanta. Project activities focus on advocacy, professional development and information resources, and are designed to gather and disseminate information, convene individuals and groups around key issues, facilitate networking, and stimulate the communal voice.
Services provided to the DanceATL Community:
Dance Calendar – a comprehensive free listing of Atlanta area dance performances.
DanceATL eNewsletter – contains news and complete listings of upcoming dance performances as well as classes, auditions and workshops.
Bi-Monthly Meetings – a forum for discussion on dance topics, bringing in community leaders to create awareness of challenges in the dance community.
DanceATL on Facebook – formed to network with fellow dancers and choreographers, announce upcoming performances and workshops and build an audience. The “wall” is open for anyone to post their info!
Website – includes company listing, production resources, auditions, administrative positions and internships, grants opportunities, and information on rental of spaces for classes, rehearsals and performances.
Advertizing – feature your company or event on the DanceATL homepage.