Registration is now open for our Winter Workshops!

From December 17-20, join us for 6 exciting genres of master classes: ballet, vogue, hip hop, tap, contemporary, and heels!

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Applications for the 2024 Choreographer’s Lab are now open!

This workshop-style intensive gives professional, creative, and technical support to local choreographers. Participating artists are provided with tools to aid them in the choreographic process including rehearsal space, dancers to work with, and the opportunity to work with professional technical designers. Applications are due January 12, 2024.

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Tickets to our Guest Artist Residency featuring Ailey II are on sale now!

FWDC is excited to collaborate with The Embassy Theatre on March 6-7, 2024 to host Ailey II for two master classes and one public performance!

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Move, Create, Express!
Join us for classes this fall.

Registration for our fall semester, September 5 - December 16, is open! Check out our full schedule of dance, drumming, and wellness classes for all ages and abilities!

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Support us in our mission.

Over 30,000 individuals with their own unique abilities were impacted by the onsite and outreach services offered through our organization last year. Be a part of the journey by showing your support today!


Upcoming Events

December 17 @ 6:30 pm
About the workshop: This ballet class is geared towards any...
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December 18 @ 6:00 pm
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December 18 @ 7:15 pm
About the workshop: This energetic class brings hip hop culture...
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December 19 @ 6:00 pm
About the workshop: Develop your tap technique with a focus...
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December 19 @ 7:15 pm
About the workshop: This class will increase strength, artistry, and...
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December 20 @ 6:15 pm
About the workshop: Grab your heels and feel flawless! Join...
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The mission of the Fort Wayne Dance Collective is
to inspire and empower individuals of all identities, abilities, and stages of life through movement arts.

On-site dance, rhythm, and fitness classes

Fort Wayne Dance Collective offers a variety of classes to inspire creativity, teach technique, and promote overall wellness. FWDC’s wellness and dance technique classes are integrated for inclusive education to students of all ages, abilities, and skill levels.

Dance for Health Outreach Program

Fort Wayne Dance Collective believes strongly in the concept of helping others achieve health and wellness and offers alternative approaches to taking care of one’s self through Parkview Healing Arts, Dance for Parkinson’s, Movement Fundamentals for Seniors and more!

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Dance for Diverse Abilities Outreach Program

For more than 20 years throughout Northeast Indiana, Fort Wayne Dance Collective has provided quality movement programming for people with diverse abilities.


Dance for Education Outreach Program

Fort Wayne Dance Collective supports integrated dance programs in Fort Wayne Community Schools and special needs programs in East Allen County.


Dance for Community Outreach Program

Fort Wayne Dance Collective is committed to serving those with the greatest need and least access in Northeastern Indiana. Reaching students of many different ages, these classes are fun and empowering!

Performing Groups

Fort Wayne Dance Collective inspires artists and community members of all ages through the performing arts. Book a performance for your upcoming event, wedding, school assembly, conference or festival!