• MISSION & LAUNCH

    The NYC Dance Alliance Foundation, Inc. was founded by Joe Lanteri in 2010. NYCDAF is very excited to invest in the futures of many young performers...and truly change their lives forever!

  • SCHOLARSHIPS & GOALS

    Currently, two programs are in place - with scholarships to be awarded in July and September 2016.  Working with our College Partners, NYCDAF has awarded over $17,000,000 in scholarships to 300+ talented teenagers.  More to come!

  • COLLEGE PARTNERS

    Currently, Marymount Manhattan College (NY), Point Park University (PA),  Mercyhurst University (PA), Dean College (MA), Chapman University (CA)  Pace University (NY) and Southern Methodist University (TX) recruite dancers at the NYCDA 4-day summer workshop and award numerous scholarships. 

  • SPECIAL EVENTS

    NYCDAF is producing three annual professional events, designed to present the talents of our incredible faculty and alumni, showcase special guests from the professional dance and Broadway communities, and raise money for our College Scholarship Program.  YOUR dancers have an opportunity to perform at these events, as well.

  • NATIONAL FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN

    Dancers giving back to dancers!  Get your dancers and dance studio involved. The 2015-2016 campaign is underway, with built in rewards and incentives for everyone. NYCDAF offers you special performance and scholarship opportunities!  Come to NYC to perform in one of our professional special events!

  • OUR GENEROUS SUPPORTERS

    Parents, grandparents, dancers, teachers, dance studios and corporate sponsors are showing their support. Let us add your name to our growing list of supporters. Together – we will make a difference!

  • YOU CAN HELP

    Every dollar counts. Every donation is fully tax deductible. You will see the direct results of your charitable gift. You can help change the lives of some talented dancers in your own community. Be generous – today!

@ 2012 New York City Dance Alliance