What We Do
Centennial Youth Ballet
Friends of Metro Dance provides financial and volunteer support for two annual performances by Centennial Youth Ballet: the ever-popular Mini-Nutcracker and a spring performance that showcases a range of ballet works from classical to contemporary.
Photo: Karen Alisa Photography
Friends of Metro Dance sponsors programs such as Dancing with Parkinson's and partners with artists and organizations to provide free classes, workshops, and performances to dancers of all ages, levels, and abilities.
Friends of Metro Dance provides financial scholarships to assist families with class tuition and dancewear including a Performance Pointe Shoe Fund. Friends also provides a stipend for students attending the annual Tennessee Dance Festival.
Friends of Metro Dance enhances the studios at Centennial Performing Arts Studios and other community centers by providing state-of-the-art sprung floors, marley dance surfaces, mounted mirrors, sound equipment, and more!