INTRODUCING THE NEXT GENERATION
April 3rd, 2022 at The Aurora Theatre
Dance Canvas’ acclaimed performance series heads to the Aurora Theatre and the Lawrenceville Performing Arts Center with an evening of new artists in Introducing the Next Generation. Highlighting the work of selected choreographers, the show features a vibrant cast of over 40 professional ballet, contemporary, and hip hop dancers. (*See choreographers below)
ANNOUNCING DANCE CANVAS’ 2021-22 CHOREOGRAPHERS:
Choreographer Career Development Initiative (CCDI):
- Atarius Armstrong (ATL)
- Dara Nicole Capley (Boston, MA)
- Monica Hogan Thysell (NYC/ATL)
- Enrique Villacreses (Miami)
- Thulani Vereen (ATL)
- Dorinda & Zach Walker (Nashville/ATL)
- Patsy Collins (ATL)
Dance Canvas: On Film
- Chantené Doss
- Dana Sokolowski
We are so excited to work with these talented artists this season! Stay tuned as we introduce you to them and their work…Plus, it’s not too early to save the date for their performances and film screenings on March 24th-26th 2022 at the Ferst Center for the Arts!
Get to know the Dance Canvas artists
Dance Canvas Artistic Director, Angela Harris, catches up with some of the talented choreographers from seasons past! We learn about each choreographers' path to becoming a professional choreographer. We also check-in on how each choreographer is fairing during the beginning of the quarantine. Then, we throw it back to past performances with excerpts from their acclaimed work.
FEATURED ARTISTS: Dana Woodruff, Juel D. Lane, Lonnie Davis, Gierre Godley, Braeden Barnes, Annalee Traylor, Britt Fishel, & Angela Harris
FEATURED ARTISTS: Catherine Messina, Kaila Carter, The Tap Rebels,
Terelyn Jones & Thulani Vereen
DANCE CANVAS' mission is to provide opportunities and venues to increase the awareness of professional dance in the metro Atlanta area!
We support emerging professional choreographers through our Choreographer Career Development Initiative, providing resources for choreographers to develop, create and produce new work!
We engage the community in dance related workshops and experiences. Through our Artist-to-Artist (FREE Series), our annual Performance Series, and our FREE Community events, we interact with audiences and present World Premiere dance to Atlanta!
We expose students and young adults to the world of professional dance through outreach programs, National partnerships and our 4-week DC NEXT program!
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Youth Programs & Outreach
Introducing the Next Generation...EXPOSURE
Dance Canvas' Youth Programs range from outreach for elementary school students to intensive dance training for students seeking careers in dance. We pride ourselves on our local and national partnerships which expand our students' access and networks!
“Dance is music made visible!”
- George Balanchine
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We couldn't do what we do without the generosity and support of our Supporting Partners and Volunteer Partners. There are fun, art-filled benefits for all Dance Canvas partners - All Season Long!
We would love for you to join us this season!