It was a great year...

#15 - Our 15th Anniversary Crystal Soirée hosted by Dance Canvas Board of Directors

#14 - Choreography workshops & filed trips with 14 partner schools

#13 – Our 13th year of DC NEXT!

#12 - Hambidge Art Auction performance featuring choreography by Billy Hawkains III and Angela Harris

#11 – 2023 Palette Project artist projects in partnership with Atlanta Dance & Music Academy

#10 – College Night and our partnerships with Georgia Tech, Kennesaw State University, Spelman College, and Emory University

#9 – Partnerships and performances with Aurora Theater and Underground Atlanta Performance to kick-off the summer

#8 - 8 incredibly talented choreographers who made up our 2023

Choreographer Career Development Initiative (CCDI) cohort!

#7 – 7 new dance films created and produced through our Dance

Canvas: on Film and DC NEXT programs.

#6 - 6 months of FREE Artist-to-Artist workshops in partnership

with the Home Depot Backyard

#5 - New Partnership with the High Museum of Art in their 'Dance


#4 – Our 4th Summer Residency at Atlanta Contemporary

#3 – Presenting and facilitating workshops at 3 dance festivals/conferences: ACDA, Dance/USA and Alabama Dance Festival

#2 – CATALYST mentorship program for African American Ballet dancers in partnership with Terminus School of Modern Ballet

#1 - A season full of Artists & Community!

 As our Artistic Director, Angela Harris, says at every event:

'Atlanta is a Dance City'

and we are so proud to be a part of it!

Happy New Year!

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A huge "thank you" to all of the sponsors, donors and supporters who help to make our programs happen:

Major program and funding support for our 2023-24 Season provided by:

Fulton County Arts & Culture, Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta, Harland Foundation, Georgia Council for the Arts, X-Factor Solutions LLC, City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs, National Endowment for the Arts, Academy of Ballet (Cathy Dunlap), Atlanta Dance & Music Academy, Georgia Tech (Office of the Arts), Kennesaw State University, Spelman College, Emory University, Hila Roberts, Bank of America Charitable Fund - Jeff & Carol Yapp, Network for Good, Home Depot Foundation, Verizon Wireless (Dayvonne Jordan),

Aurora Theatre, Terminus Modern Ballet Theatre, Atlanta Contemporary, High Museum of Art, The Home Depot Backyard, Dekalb School of the Arts (Dance Department),

Brian & Zayani Mandigo, Carol Brooks, Linda & Steve Harris Sr., Richard & Holley Calmes

Performance photos by Richard Calmes; Catalyst photos by Shocphoto

2023 CCDI Choreographers: Akeem Edwards, Billy Hawkains III, Jacquelyn Pritz, Andre Lumpkin, Lashonda Johnson, Whitney Jackson, Xiang Xu, Gwynn Root Wolford

2023 DC: on Film: Anicka Austin, Jodie Jernigan, Marley Carter

2023 Atlanta Contemporary Resident Choreographers: Billy Hawkains III, Christiana McLeod Horn, Joy Paillet, N'seeka Macpherson

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