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october 5th, 2019

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october 5th, 2019

BRINGING community together through dance

Presented by ARTS Wake Forest and the Wege Foundation, in partnership with the Town of Wake Forest, the third season of the Wake Forest Dance Festival will bring a Day of Dance to the Triangle in a picturesque outdoor setting. The Festival is a one day, free and open to the public family-friendly event, scheduled on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at beautiful E. Carroll Joyner Park. The event will feature regional, national and international professional dancers, and emerging choreographers, along with local and regional advanced dance performers.

 

Announcing this year’s festival line up: *

Professional companies:

Emerging choreographers:

Regional Dance Institutions:

  • Barriskill Dance Theater

  • Svasti Dance

  • UNC Greensboro School of Dance

  • Wake Forest Academy of Fine Arts


Announcing 2019 Festival Honoree

The Wake Forest Dance Festival is dedicated to recognizing those who have made meaningful contributions to the art of dance in the state of North Carolina. The third season of the event is thrilled to present this year’s Honoree and the Founding Artistic Director of Carolina Ballet, Robert Weiss.

To learn more about this year’s Honoree click HERE.

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Mission


Mission


mission

The mission of the Wake Forest Dance Festival is to bring the community together through the art of dance. The annual free all day event presents works by contemporary national and international choreographers, along with works of historical significance of American Classical and Modern Dance, while featuring international, national and regional artists along with local advanced rising students. The Festival strives to: enhance and nurture local dance students’ artistic education; offer unique opportunities for audiences to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for a variety of styles of dance; increase cultural offerings available for residents and visitors of the Triangle area while making the Town of Wake Forest a destination for dance.

Our Sponsors


our Sponsors

Our Sponsors


our Sponsors

Newman Family Foundation

ARTS Wake Forest is supported by the United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County.

ARTS Wake Forest is supported by the United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County.

Arrow Tree Boutique

Dancing Angles Foundation

Holly Eisenhour

Carol Maddux

McPherson Eye Care

PhysioFit of NC

Relevé Dancewear

Our Dance Scholarship Partners


our dance scholarship partners

Our Dance Scholarship Partners


our dance scholarship partners

The Betty Holding Dancers Fund

Special Thank You


Special Thank you to:

Special Thank You


Special Thank you to:


Photographs used on this site are courtesy of: 

Genya Afanasyeva, George Randy Bass, Maksym Kolotun, Mohan Rao,

Unifyed Visuals and Chris Walt.

Logo and Web Design by Maksym Kolotun.