Help us make ballet more diverse and accessible.

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For 14 years, Collage Dance has worked to inspire the growth and diversity of ballet. Collage Dance is one of the only professional ballet companies in the world with a roster of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) dancers and the Collage Dance Conservatory trains more children of color in a classical art form than any other non-profit in the area.

The organization has grown tremendously since 2009, is now one of the largest 50 ballet companies in the United States and was recently named a Southern Cultural Treasure by SouthArts and the Ford Foundation.

By the numbers:

  • Collage has trained over 5,000 students to date.
  • Collage also awarded more than $100,000 in scholarships this year.
  • Collage boasts the largest dance training program for boys and young men in the entire region.
  • 100% of students in dance training and arts education programs receive subsidized tuition.

Thanks to invaluable support and unwavering commitment to our mission-driven work, dance studios and dance audiences in Memphis are more diverse than ever before. With your support today, we can elevate our work in 2024.