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enCore: Dance on Film 2022 

Enjoy enCore: Dance on Film on our front studio windows featuring 20 films from countries around the world.

Morning Class at Core Dance

Register for morning class this summer with Mestre Fran and Kristin O'Neal


Morning Class at Core

Monday - Friday at 10am

Core Dance opens its doors to the public every Monday-Friday morning. Spanning multiple disciplines, morning class is led by a variety of teachers and provides a space for growth, conditioning and exploration. Take class with the company, and learn from Atlanta's best.

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Teens Activate

Monthly & Weekly Virtual Sessions

Designed for teens ages 13 - 18 years old, Teens Activate integrates the art forms of spoken word and movement. Teens will activate their ideas under the guidance of professional spoken word artists. 

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5 Commissioned Works

October - May 2022

REEL Art is a platform for original film installations - a contemporary art form that combines video technology with installation art - making use of the storefront windows of Core Dance’s studio building. Coupled with, all aspects of the surrounding environment of the Decatur Square, passersby/the audience are affected by this ingenious visual experience. 


1830EST Artists Talk

Upcoming Event:
April 26th

1830EST invites viewers to explore art-making practices through the lens of working artists and their creativity. Each episode assembles multiple viewpoints and includes interviews, field recordings, soundscapes and stories representing the diverse creative practitioners within the Core Dance global landscape.

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Lunchtime in the Studio

Lunchtime in the Studio amplifies the heart of Core Dance’s vision - purposeful artistic risk-taking, invention, community participation, led collaboration, knowledge sharing and enquiry. Lunchtime in the Studio offers the public active engagement and participation in the stimulating environment of Core Dance’s home on the Decatur Square. 

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National Water Dance

April 23, 2022 at 4PM EST

National Water Dance is an artist-driven collective of dancers and educators confronting critical water issues facing the United States. Stretching from New York to Hawaii and from Alaska to Puerto Rico, simultaneous, site-specific dance performances are created and performed with movers of all ages and experience.

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Facilitating Pandemic Healing

March 28 - April 8 2022

During March 28 - April 8, 2022, this community-based residency at University of Central Arkansas
will bring to campus a trio of national and international artists: Nigerian fiber artist Gasali Adeyemo, Nigerian drum maker and drummer Akeem Ayanbisi Ayanniyi, and Core Dance led by choreographer Sue Schroeder.

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March 2022

Through dancing, experimentation, and learning together TRY creates a queer futurist encounter where race and masculinity are destabilized, and this queer instability is the ground for new forms of solidarity, desire, and community.

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inside: out - Together

Screening nightly 8pm-12pm throughout September 2021

inside:out features the programs and productions of Core Dance in the form of video installations. Streaming on the Core Dance storefront windows on the Decatur Square, inside:out offers the public a glimpse inside the creative process and the resulting art work that goes on inside Core Dance.  


EnCore Dance on Film

Premiering May 2022

EnCore: Dance on Film features short movies by dance filmmakers from around the world. Since 2014, enCore presents a selection of fascinating independent videodance productions from all over the world. 

No Time To Lose

No Time To Lose

June 2022

NTTL is about the creation of new work -  quickly, intuitively and without compromise – by a group of artists from various genres and entry points. Coming together to develop and create an artistic experience over two weeks, the outcome culminates in a shared experience with the public.

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19th Century wo(Man)

October 2021

Under the Artistic Direction of Sue Schroeder (Core Dance/USA), Czech and American Dance Makers will complete a two-part creative residency in October 2021. Inspired by the artistic intention of artists and works exhibited in the permanent exhibition,1796–1918: ART OF THE LONG CENTURY, the Dance Makers will offer a kinesthetic view and/or experience of the art of the past in a unique way. 


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