ADF Coast to Coast

The American Dance Festival

offers 3 programs each summer:

Summer Dance Intensive (SDI)
Pre-Professional Dance Intensive (PDI)
Dance Professional Workshops (DPW)


ADF Coast to Coast offers opportunity to connect with the festival across the country prior to the summer season.
Catch a class or audition near you, or invite our faculty to visit your organization.

2023 Coast to Coast: All Master Classes & Auditions

Full tour listed below; check back frequently for updates!

Color Key:
Summer Dance Intensive
Pre-Professional Dance Intensive
All ages


12/3 Master Class & Scholarship Audition NYU Tisch
New York, NY
12:00 pm–2:00 pm  registration closed
12/5 Information Session Marymount Manhattan
New York, NY
9:30 am
12/5 Information Session Ailey/Fordham BFA
New York, NY
10:30 am


1/14 Program Acceptance Audition ADF Scripps Studios 
Durham, NC
10:15 am–12:15 pm  
1/15 Master Class & Scholarship Audition ADF Scripps Studios 
Durham, NC
11:00 am–12:30 pm
1/18 Master Class & Scholarship Audition Elon University
Elon, NC
1:30 pm–3:00 pm
1/20–21 Master Class & Auditions Alabama Dance Festival
Birmingham, AL
1/27 Master Class & Scholarship Audition James Madison University
Harrisonburg, VA
1/27–28 Master Class & Auditions IADB Conference
Toronto, Canada
1/31 Master Class & Scholarship Audition UNCSA
Winston-Salem, NC
Past Visits & Events
ACDA (various locations) IABD (various locations) Scottsdale Community College
Adrienne Arsht Center James Madison University Scripps College
Alabama Dance Festival Juilliard School Slippery Rock University
Arizona State University Lamar University State University of New York, Brockport
Barriskill Dance Theater Meredith College State University of New York, Potsdam
Booker T. Washington High School for Performing and Visual Arts Montclair State University Texas A&M University
Boston University Muhlenberg College Univeristy of Wisconsin, Madison
Brigham Young University NCDEO (various locations) University of Colorado, Boulder
California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) NDEO (various locations) University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
California State University, Dominguez Hills New World School of the Arts University of Kentucky
California State University, Long Beach New York University, Tisch School of the Arts University of Maryland
Coker College NHSDF (various locations) University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Dance Council of North Texas North Carolina Central University University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Destiny Dance Institute/Wake Forest Dance Festival North Carolina Dance Ambassadors University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Durham Academy—Upper School North Carolina State University University of North Carolina, School of the Arts (UNCSA)
Durham School of the Arts Northfield Mount Hermon School University of Oklahoma
East Carolina University Northwest School of the Arts University of Texas, Austin
Elon University Northwestern State University University of Texas, El Paso
Florida State University Ohio State University University of the Arts (UArts)
Gibney Dance Center Ohio University University of Utah
Gonzaga University Phillips Academy—Andover Virginia Commonwealth University
Governor’s School for the Arts—Norfolk, VA Point Park University West Chester University
Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts Rutgers University West Virginia University
Grier School San Jose State University Western Michigan University
Henrico High School School for Contemporary Dance & Thought

Bring ADF to You

Invite ADF to your school!

Visits are available November–March, annually.

Type of Organization

ADF Partner Schools identify 1 student each year for a full tuition scholarship, split between the school and ADF. Are you interested in learning more about this type of partnership?

Visit Request

Student Interest

3 + 5 =

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“My time at ADF has helped me deepen my understanding and appreciation of dance from perspectives that I never may have encountered otherwise. The faculty here promoted a healthy learning environment and encouraged me in all of my artistic endeavors here.”

Arianna Cacioppo
2022 SDI student

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“ADF helped encourage growth within me physically and mentally. It has been the hardest but the most amazing experience and I am so grateful I have been apart of it. I’ve met people I never would’ve had the opportunity to meet and dance with beautiful movers.”

Kendahl Bermudez
2022 SDI student

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“The diversity of the ADF faculty and exposure to a variety of dance styles is unlike anywhere else! The opportunities here are endless and left me so fulfilled in my path as a dancer.”

Teagan Tillman
2022 SDI student


 Contact us at school@americandancefestival.org