DDCF 2017 CELEBRATIOIN

At the very end of the festival, a VIP reception and featured performance will be held at the Detroit Film Theater to celebrate the closing of three days of dance.

 

DDCF CHOREOGRAPHERS SHOWCASE

The DDCF Choreographers Showcase features work of choreographers from across the country. This showcase is an opportunity for all artists to share their work and ideas. At the end of the Choreographers Showcase, a company/choreographer will be selected for our Artist Exchange Program.

*Artist Exchange Program: In an effort to promote Detroit as an international hub for movement, The Detroit Dance City Festival curates an exchange program with a national and international company.

 

DANCE FILM FEST

The Film Fest will feature works by choreographers and filmmakers who are interested in working at the intersection of film and movement. 

 

SUMMER STAGE

Performances by dancers, musicians, and performance artists. Activities such as face-painting and games make this family-friendly event a highlight of the Festival.

 

FRIDAY FUNK NIGHT

A one night dance party celebrating dance, funk, and art! Crews and dance groups will be performing throughout the night as well as open opportunities to freestyle on the dance floor! 

 

DANCE WORKSHOP

Throughout the festival, there will be various dance classes taught each day by prominent figures in the dance industry, choreographer showcase artists, and DDCF Gala artists. Three day, two day, one day, and single class passes are available. Dance classes that will be offered include contemporary, modern, classical ballet, african, improvisation, hip hop, and more!

 

“MOVERS AND SHAKERS” LUNCH  

ARTLAB J’s Moving with Detroit created a space for dance industry professionals and audiences to SEE, TAKE, TALK about dance in Metro-Detroit. During DDCF, Moving with Detroit will hold informational and interactive lunches that will feature artist talks, panel discussions, guest speakers.