UNITING CENTRAL OHIO THROUGH THE ART OF DANCE

 

 

FOR ALL OF US

 

Dance Unite is a unique non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that works to promote diversity and build unity through dance in central Ohio. Over the past few months, the arts have suffered immensely due to Covid-19. Dance instructors have been unable to work and support themselves and their families. Students have been unable to train, and even as studios reopen, many will no longer have the resources to take lessons. Tax-exempt contributions to our scholarship fund made by individuals and caring businesses will allow us to serve many artists in our community. Through fundraising and donations, underpriveleged communities and special needs individuals will experience growth, connection, and empowerment through the art of dance.

 

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Vision Statement

Vision To inspire dancers of all ages and abilities, to foster their growth through high level training by professional dancers and instructors, and to cultivate a community of dance students, educators, artists and audiences in the central Ohio area by providing opportunities for all to receive the benefits of dance.

Founding Principles We believe in Dance united—by connecting with and empowering local instructors, students and artists, everyone can have the opportunity to experience the benefits of this art form.

Core Values Excellence, Personal Growth, Connection, Outreach, and Unity.

Read on to find out more about our programs!

 

scholarship fund

To support deserving students and instructors alike

outreach program

To serve community members with disabilities and in care facilities

educational opportunities

Dance classes, workshops, teacher training, life skills programs and more

cultural enrichment

Presenting programs and charity events to the community

fundraising events

Twice monthly salsa party fundraisers and annual charity event–click here to learn more

Happening Now

Katt Baumgartner, Scholarship Award Recipient

Katt Baumgartner, Scholarship Award Recipient

Here at Dance Unite, our mission is to support students and instructors during these uncertain times. Recent events have had a detrimental effect on the arts--artists of all kinds have been unable to work, perform, teach and study. The ballroom dance world is not...

Dancer Spotlight: Peyton Kazee

Dancer Spotlight: Peyton Kazee

Meet 19-year old Peyton Kazee: Born with an undetected bowel birth defect that resulted in a loss of over 80% of his small intestine, Peyton was not expected to live long enough to return home from the hospital. Thanks to the support and determination of his parents,...

In a society that worships love, freedom, and beauty, dance is sacred. It is a prayer for the future, a remembrance of the past, and a joyful exclamation of thanks for the present.
- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

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