Dance Daze, Inc. is a dance education and youth development organization. The mission of Dance Daze, Inc. is to challenge, inspire, educate, and empower people of all ages through training in the art of dance in safe, structured, family-friendly environments where our work is our passion. We offer performing arts camps and high quality, engaging dance training and dance teacher training to college students. We were founded in August of 2010, and we are headquartered in California’s San Francisco Bay Area, on the island of Alameda. In partnership with the Alameda Education Foundation, we provide dance classes at public elementary schools in Alameda.
In September of 2011, our nonprofit sister company, Dance Daze in Schools, was founded. Dance Daze in Schools brings high quality dance-centered enrichment programs to schools in under-served communities. To date, Dance Daze in Schools successfully executed and piloted programs in the San Francisco Bay Area, New York City, and Washington, D.C.
Our community service group, Dance Daze in the Community, supports communities through volunteering, goods donations, and advocacy.
Dance Daze, Inc. is proud to include the AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE® National Training Curriculum, a breakthrough 8 level program that combines high quality artistic training with the basics of dancer health and child development. The ABT® National Training Curriculum consists of a comprehensive set of age-appropriate, outcome-based guidelines to provide the highest quality ballet training to dance students of all ages and skill levels. Primary through Level 5 will be taught by ABT® Certified Teacher, Saumirah McWoodson, who has successfully completed the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Primary through Level 5 of the ABT® National Training Curriculum.