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World Dance Organizations
World Dance for Humanity World Dance for Humanity bridges cultures through movement and helps people in need by supporting small, sustainable, grassroots projects locally and in the developing world. All charitable donations and class fees go to underserved communities where a small amount of money can inspire hope and change lives, and where we can develop deep connections to the people we serve.
World Dance Alliance To promote the recognition, development and mutual understanding of all forms of dance.
To facilitate communication and exchange among dance individuals, institutions and organisations interested in dance.
Folk Arts Center of New England The Folk Arts Center of New England is an incorporated nonprofit educational organization whose mission is to promote interest and participation in the traditional dance, music, and related folk arts of many cultures, and to support other groups and individuals with the same mission.
Native American Dance Dances have always been significant in the lives of Native Americans as both a common amusement and a solemn duty. Many dances played a vital role in religious rituals and other ceremonies; while others were held to guarantee the success of hunts, harvests, giving thanks, and other celebrations.
Society of Folk Dance Historians The Society of Folk Dance Historians (SFDH), a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational corporation founded in 1987, collects, preserves, and disseminates information about the history and practice of recreational international folk dancing (RIFD), a social movement that originated in approximately 1894 and continues to this day.
A world of global dances
The students of dance historian and Smith professor. Lester Tomé wrote these essays as final projects for the seminar Interrogating Dance Globalization, which sought to illuminate the effects of globalization on the practice and study of dance today.