The 2013 Alabama Dance Festival
The Alabama Dance Festival on January 18 - 27 is proud to present Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion and Dr. Thomas DeFrantz as artists-in-residence for the Festival’s commemoration and tribute to the 50th anniversary of the important civil rights events of 1963. As an art form, dance offers a personal and insightful lens through which to view and discuss past and current issues surrounding civil and human rights for everyone.
The Box Office and Festival registration are now open! Check out the faculty and classes now to get ready for registration next week! Subscribe to Footworks, our free weekly e-newsletter, and stay tuned for updated announcements about registration and Festival deadlines! For advertising and sponsorship opportunities, contact email@example.com.
The Ultimate Dance Experience
Immerse yourself in dance by starting on January 19 with Dance Across Birmingham – a day of free dance classes designed for beginners of all ages and a free Birmingham Dance Showcase performance featuring a variety of Birmingham dance companies. Purchase a discounted weekend pass for Festival performances on January 25 – 27, featuring guest company, Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion, on January 25 and the inaugural New Works Concert on January 26. Complete your dance experience with a fantastic variety of regional dance companies at the Alabama Dance Showcase on January 27!
Dance for Schools
Classroom teachers – we’ve planned some great activities for you and your students! Teachers will want to start on January 18 with a free Teacher Workshop "Moving to Learn," where you will receive movement-based arts integration tools and materials. Put this information to use right away to prepare your students for the Festival’s free school matinee performances presented by our guest company Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion on January 24 and 25. Free dance classes are also available for students and teachers at the Festival’s community event, Dance Across Birmingham on January 19. Download the reservation forms and email to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 205.322.4444.
School Reservation Form (DOC)
School Reservation Form (PDF)
School Information Packet with Reservation Form (PDF)
Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion School Performance Study Guide (PDF)
For Professional and Pre-Professional Dancers
Professional/college and pre-professional dancers (grades 6 – 12) can register for weekend packages that include master classes and performance tickets for January 25 – 27. Online registration is now open! Organizations may earn 1 free registration for every 10 paid package registrations of equal or lesser value. All performers must meet registration requirements. Please check with your director or email email@example.com.
Pre-Professional Registration Tool Kit (Grades 6-12) (PDF)
College/Professional Registration Tool Kit (PDF)
Scholarship Audition Form (DOC)
Scholarship Audition Form (PDF)