Dimensions Dance Theater

1428 Alice Street
Suite 308
Oakland, California 94612
510-465-3363
We present traditional African dances, as well as original contemporary choreography drawn from African, Jazz, and Modern dance idioms. The company also does educational programming, principally through Rites of Passage, its highly acclaimed community based youth dance program.
85%
Black Community Focus
100%
Blacks in Key Leadership
90%
Board Members are Black

Dimensions Dance Theater is a contemporary dance company co-founded in Oakland, California in 1972 to promote public awareness of the central role African Americans have played in defining American art, culture, and social change. The company produces, creates, performs, and teaches dance that reflects the historical experience, struggles, and contemporary lives of African Americans. Under the continued artistic leadership of co-founder Deborah Vaughan, Dimensions Dance Theater presents traditional African dances, as well as original contemporary choreography drawn from African, Jazz, and Modern dance idioms. The company also does educational programming, principally through: Rites of Passage, its highly acclaimed community based dance program for youth.

501(c)(3) Status