The goal of Michigan Dance Council is to make dance an integral part of each citizen's life by supporting performance and educational opportunities, promoting audience development and building alliances.
Membership in the organization is all-inclusive and multidisciplinary. Participation ranges from individual supporters to professional organizations.
Learn More About Us.
A NETWORK FOR THE DANCE COMMUNITY
DANCE ARTISTS AND EDUCATORS
THE LEGACY OF MICHIGAN DANCE
Events & Awards
MDC works to innovate, educate, and celebrate a diverse dance community in Michigan by producing and supporting numerous initiatives each year. From the Michigan Dance Festival to the summer intensive scholarship auditions, MDC works hard to keep dance vibrant throughout the entire state.
- Michigan Dance Festival
- Michigan Youth Arts Festival
- The Maggie Allesee Choreography Award
- MDC Lifetime Achievement Award
- The Touchstone Award
- MDC Scholarships
- National Honor Society of Dance Arts
View the Calendar of Events
2016 MICHIGAN DANCE FESTIVAL
Saturday, October 15
Grand Rapids Ballet's
Meijer-Royce Center for Dance
Click Here for more Info
Summer Scholarship Audition
Showcase Gala Concert featuring:
2016 Maggie Allesee Choreography Award Finalists
The Michigan Dance Council is the oldest established organization dedicated to dance in the state of Michigan. Established in 1995, MDC is the only state-affiliate of the National Dance Education Organization, providing joint memberships between MDC and NDEO. Click here for more information about NDEO.
The MDC community is inclusive; representing a unique and vibrant collaborative of dancers, choreographers, dance companies, dance educators and dance lovers.
MDC members receive discounted tickets to various Michigan dance concerts and workshops, reduced advertising fees, newsletters three times a year, as well as networking and professional development opportunities.
For You. Educational Resources.