Welcome To Children's Dance Foundation
CDF dances with students of all ages and abilities in a creative, non-competitive environment in our community arts center in Homewood and at more than 20 social service agencies, child care centers and schools throughout Birmingham. Our dance classes and performances inspire all children, including the child who is homeless, very young, disadvantaged or at-risk, and the child who has special needs. CDF is a non-profit organization supported by generous corporations, foundations andindividuals.
News & Events
Welcome CDF Artistic Director!
Children’s Dance Foundation (CDF) is proud to announce Heidi Soekley as its Artistic Director. Stoekley will provide leadership to more than 25 teaching artists and 600 students in CDF’s Studio and Community Partnership Programs. She will oversee all CDF programs and collaborate with program leaders including Shellie Chambers, Artistic Director – Upper School; Mary Foshee, School Touring Program Director; and
Register for Summer!
Take a look at our summer schedule of weekly classes offered June 2-August 2, and our camps for K through 9th grade.
Join our One Donation, One Scarf, One Child Dancing campaign. Our goal is to raise $10,000 for our Community Partnership Program before February 1st. As we receive donations, we will hang scarves in the lobby of our arts center, eventually filling it with 1,000 scarves for 1,000 children — each one representing another child that gets to enjoy dance because
Host your next event at CDF!
Did you know that CDF’s Community Arts Center is available to artists and organizations for classes, workshops, rehearsal, special events and performances? The Center has four studios and a 100- seat theatre with a sprung dance floor, lighting and sound equipment, a backstage area and adjacent dressing rooms. Take a VIRTUAL TOUR of our building, including each studio