Massachusetts Dance Festival believes that dance, as a major component of arts and culture, is essential to meaningful lives and healthy communities. Dance and arts education contribute to quality
life in the 21st Century by providing rich education for youth and
promoting cultural understanding and tolerance, within diverse
MDF seeks to revitalize dance and arts-related professions by developing partnerships with businesses, corporations, institutions and
communities. Our goal is to successfully establish dance
artistically, financially and operationally, throughout the state, and
thereby contribute to the economic vitality of our communities.
Through annual, statewide education workshops and performance platforms, MDF will employ dance performers, students, teachers, technicians,
production workers, marketing professionals, and cultural facilities
employees. Each event will attract residents, college students and
tourists, contributing to access, education and diversity of the arts,
while stimulating employment.
MDF can help to establish Massachusetts as an important destination for arts, culture and tourism.