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

CDF Community Fest 2014

Join us for the 4th annual CDF Community Fest!

Sunday, August 17, 2014


at Children’s Dance Foundation

Fun and creative activities for the whole family!

FREE entry to all activities!





Register for 2014-2015

We are excited to announce our 2014-15 schedule of classes for ages 1 and up. Click to go immediately to the Registration Form.

CDF invests in the future of our students through our celebrated non-competitive and community-centered dance education.  We serve children of all ages and abilities at our studio location in Homewood and at more


summer classes for adults

Adult Dancers – this one’s for you! 

Back by popular demand is CDF’s summer contemporary dance series taught by CDF and guest teaching artists.  Advanced level ages 15 and up.

02:  TARYN BROWN Sanspointe Dance Company
09:  MARGI COLE The Dance COLEctive
16:  SARAH BARRY The University of Alabama
23:  THOMAS TROUTMAN The Dayton Dance Workshop


Welcome CDF Artistic Director!

Children’s Dance Foundation (CDF) is proud to announce Heidi Stoeckley as its Artistic Director. Stoeckley 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

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