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For Artists

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CoreoLab is a resource designed for individual artists to take creative risks and support innovative ideas that redefine artistic boundaries. While reshaping the conversation about art and experience, CoreoLab provides access to studio time, studio space as well as...

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DIG: Vital Physical Research

DIG, personal and collective movement research, is Core Dance’s summer intensive for professional dance artists. Intended to provide a space for group-minded and individual learning and exploration, artists will investigate the art-making process, tune their creative voice...



Honed by artists around the world for 30 years, Fieldwork continues to be a powerful tool in the creative process. Participants meet weekly to share works-in-progress and exchange peer feedback with incisive and stimulating critiques guided by an experienced facilitator.

For Artists

Morning Class at Core Dance

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

For Community Engagement

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Dynamic X-Change

Through Dynamic X-Change Healing Arts Program, the teaching artists of Core Dance use dance to teach, to question, to connect, to heal, and to inspire.  Working in partnership with and in service of our communities, this connection of movement and energy cultivates the spiritual, intellectual, emotional and physical well-being of people of all ages. 


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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Salon: The Art of Conversation

Salons are gatherings where people talk “big talk,” talk meant to be listened to and perhaps passionately acted upon. Salons are incubators where ideas are conceived, gestated, and hatched. Salons are the frontiers of social and cultural change: they’re cultivating creativity, reviving the art of conversation, and fueling energy to change the world.

For Community Engagement

Teens Activate

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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Facilitating Pandemic Healing

March 28 - April 8 2022

Tthis 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.


1830EST Artists Talk

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.

On Film

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enCore Dance on Film

Since 2014, EnCore presents a selection of fascinating independent videodance productions from all over the world. EnCore is a platform for dance films which picture dance exclusively for, and with, the camera. EnCore focuses on the interplay between dance and the techniques of filmmaking, exploring the possibilities and boundaries of the art form.


inside: out

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.  

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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.

On Film

Curious Minds


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