CLASSIFIED is a teaching program created by Zoetic Dance, designed to offer students training in contemporary dance and fitness, as well as provide dance fitness and movement classes for children in recreational clubs and after school programs, including children in areas lacking access to art and dance. CLASSIFIED first took place summer 2017 in Detroit, MI at the Boll Family YMCA and during Summer Sessions 2017 in Gwinnett County at Chambers Performing Arts. Workshops aim to provide dancers with an exclusive training experience, and offer students endless opportunities to learn and grow.
MIXTAPE is a performance and master class series, first presented in collaboration with the West End Performing Arts Center in honor of Women’s History Month. MIXTAPE's inaugural year in 2016 featured Atlanta dance artists, Sakinah LeStage and Cherrise Wakeham, in addition to NYC based filmmaker and choreographer, Lily Baldwin. Performance and classwork highlighted the diversity of women artists, as well as enlightened audiences on the contributions of female dance artists to our cultural landscape.
Small Plates (2012-2014) is a series of curated short courses presented in collaboration with Atlanta Ballet’s Centre for Dance Education & Zoetic Dance. Small Plates highlights the diversity of techniques and genres informing contemporary dance in Atlanta, and demonstrates a commitment to collaboration and shared service in our community.
Small Plates has presented many Atlanta dance artists, allowing them a platform to teach and perform work for Atlanta audiences. Artists include Tara Lee, John Welker, T. Lang and more, as well as renowned choreographer, Sean Curran. This program was funded in part by the City of Atlanta Cultural Affairs, and the Fulton County Commission under the guidance of the Fulton County Arts Council.
danceDanceDANCE! (2015) is an immersive community art festival presented by Zoetic Dance. Open spaces and vacant buildings along E. Howard in Decatur were transformed into a free, all ages participatory dance experience. Participants were immersed in models of artist mirco-housing, pop up stages, film projections and dancing in the streets. Designed to launch a larger conversation around creating the Decatur EcoArts District and build inclusive communities by shaping environmentally sustainable communities with built in opportunties for creative expression.