Fort Wayne Dance Collective is pleased to present the 4th Indiana Dance Festival (IDF) in downtown Fort Wayne.

The three-day community building event represents movement arts, wellness, and inclusion through classes, performances, lectures and networking opportunities. All events will be held on the Arts Campus April 12th, 13th and 14th of 2019.

The mission of IDF is to provide a diverse population with unique opportunities to experience the cultivation, presentation, discipline, and conservation of dance, movement arts, and health.

Tentative Schedule of Events:

Friday, April 12th

7:30pm Indiana Dancers Showcase

9:15pm Improv Jam

Saturday, April 13th

10am – 10:45am Group warm-up

11am – 12:15pm Block A of classes*

12:30pm – 1:45pm Block B of classes*

2:15pm – 3:30pm Block C of classes*

3:45pm – 5pm Panel Discussion

7:30pm Indiana Dance Festival Performance

9:15pm After Party

Sunday, April 14th

9am – 9:45am Group warm-up

10am – 11:15am Block D of classes*

11:30am – 12:45pm Block E of classes*

1:15pm – 2:30pm Block F of classes*

2:45pm – 3:45pm Lecture

3:45pm – 4pm Farewell

*A List Of Classes To Be Offered During Each Block for $90 for 6 classes

Classes will include: Choreography, Modern classes in Graham and Duncan, Tap, Hip Hop, Pedagogy for Diverse Abilities, and Contemporary Rep.

CLICK HERE to register for the IDF 6 Master Class Package (Save $60)


Looking for lodging in Fort Wayne for the Indiana Dance Festival?

We suggest the Hilton Downtown Fort Wayne.

A block of rooms has been reserved for April 12, 2019 – April 14, 2019. The special room rate will be available until March 22nd or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.

To book:

Option #1: Call (260) 420-1100 and mention the group name “2019 Indiana Dance Festival” or the group code “IDF”

Option #2: Book online HERE 



See original, inclusive live dance performances and screendance works at the 4th Indiana Dance Festival! FWDC is showcasing dance studios, colleges, companies, troupes, and independent choreographers and performers located in Indiana or neighboring states.


Indiana Dancers Showcase

Friday, April 12th, 7:30pm at the Arts United Center – Performances by professional and pre-professional artists who represent Indiana. 


Indiana Dance Festival Performance

Saturday, April 13th, 7:30pm at the Arts United Center – Performances by professional and pre-professional artists who represent Indiana.