The Summer Dance Residency choreographers present their in-progress works. Each choreographer will share their performance that they began conceptualizing in July. 

Dance Canvas and Atlanta Contemporary are embarking on the 3rd year of the Summer Choreographic Residency.

Both organizations are strong believers in the power of art and the strength of artists’ voices to heal, make commentary, lift spirits, inspire hope, and demand change. Dance Canvas and Atlanta Contemporary are offering resources to support dance artists in metro Atlanta. The residency is designed to provide metro Atlanta-based choreographers with a platform for creation and presentation of works reflecting our communities and to be a creative outlet for dance artists while supporting and amplifying diverse voices.

Check back on this event for a performance schedule.

Event Guidelines

Midsummer Performances are free, but we highly encourage you to pre-register so we know how many attendees to expect.

Performances will be outside on the open-air Pavilion. Please wear weather-appropriate clothing and consider bringing a personal water bottle. Water bottles will be available and the air-conditioned indoor space will be accessible for the entire event.  

Bio

Dance Canvas

Dance Canvas, Inc. is a non-profit, 501 (c) 3 organization, incorporated in the City of Atlanta in 2008 with a mission to provide opportunities and venues to increase the awareness of professional dance in Atlanta. We achieve our mission through three program areas of service:

Choreographer Career Development, Youth Leadership Development, & Audience Engagement. Visit dancecanvas.com to learn more.

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Location

Pavilion gallery map

Upcoming Events

October 8 / 12:00pm
Contemporary Talks

BLDGS Talk + Tour

Presented by Atlanta Design Festival
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Grab a coffee and explore the historical Atlanta Contemporary building with the BLDGS, the architecture group behind the 2013 renovation of the galleries. This tour is part of the Atlanta Design Festival tour series with MA! Architecture Tours.

October 13 / 6:00pm
Contemporary Talks

Andres Serrano’s Insurrection

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Atlanta Contemporary hosts a screening of Insurrection, followed by a Q+A with the filmmaker, Andres Serrano moderated by Gregory Zinman, Associate Chair of and Associate Professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

October 19 / 6:00pm
Contemporary Off-Site

Callanwolde Gallery Tour

Members Only

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Members will tour the fine art gallery located at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center.

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