Dance Directors Coalition of Orlando

The Dance Directors Coalition of Orlando is made up of Artistic/ Executive Directors of Central Florida professional dance companies that create and perform a professional season of work in the area.

Mission of DDCO

  • Provide a safe space for ideas, brainstorming, and resources for local, Central Florida operated professional dance companies,

  • Offer a space to collaborate with other professional dance directors on: dancers, rehearsal spaces, performances spaces, marketing, promotion etc.

  • Collaboration on fundraising initiatives, grants, and other financial strategies,

  • Work together to support each other in the local community.

The Shift- Choreographers Showcase

The Shift is in partnership with Emotions Dance Inc, and occurs three times per year throughout Central Florida and provides a “preview” of professional contemporary, modern, jazz, and ballet companies season of works. Audience members will have a chance to meet the directors and choreographers after the showcase and find out more about the abundant and diverse professional companies in the area. Audience members will also have a chance to purchase tickets to upcoming performances and events with discounts and special VIP experiences.

We are now accepting submissions for our choreographers showcase June 14 & 15, 2019 at the CFCArts Blackbox Theatre. Please click here for submission guidelines and information.

Are you a dance director wanting to be a part of our coalition? Please email dancedirectorsorlando@gmail.com to find out about our coalition meetings and events.