The Dance Foundation

The Dance Foundation



 1715 27th Court South, Birmingham, AL 35209

Our non-competitive and community-centered dance education continues to be recognized for nurturing creativity, engaging the imagination, and promoting social and developmental skills – all in a safe and enriching environment for self-expression and collaboration. Come join us!

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Did you know that The Dance Foundation’s Community Arts Center is available to artists and organizations for classes, workshops, rehearsal, special events and performances? The Center has four studios and a 100- seat theatre with a sprung dance floor, lighting and sound equipment, a backstage area and adjacent dressing rooms. Take a VIRTUAL TOUR of our building, including each studio and the theatre, by clicking here!

Dozens of artists and organizations serving hundreds of students and audience members use our studios, including: Devyani Dance Company, MadSkillz Dance Company, Natyananda Indian Dance and Sanspointe Dance Company. We are proud that these artists call CDF ‘home.’

Are you interested in reserving studio space for your class, workshop, rehearsal, performance or special event?

Studio Dimensions:
Studio 1/Theatre: 40×40 plus 100 seats
Studio 2: 30×30
Studio 3: 26×21
Studio 4: 25×28
Studio 5: 40×40

Organizational Overview

Community service through the power of dance is the bedrock of our work. Our main programs are:

  • Community Partnership Program partially funded by the participating organizations;
  • Studio Program with financial assistance to those in need;
  • Educator and Parent Resources and curriculum materials for young children;
  • School Touring Program, “Math in Motion”;
  • Contracted training programs for educators;
  • Student and staff performances for the community and
  • Creative Community Workspace, a long-standing commitment to offer studio space for individual artists and organizations who are in need of space to work and perform to call ‘home.’
Location Info

The Dance Foundation

1715 27th Court South

Birmingham, AL 35209