DFA is dedicated to furthering the art of dance film. Connecting artists and organizations, fostering new works for new audiences, and sharing essential resources, DFA seeks to be a catalyst for innovation in and preservation of dance on camera.
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- Touring Partner
- Discounted Fees
- Affiliate Offers
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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT AND PROGRAMS
Dance Films Association
For over 40 years, Dance Films Association, (DFA), a small non–profit membership organization, has been an innovative, leading catalyst for the production, presentation, and preservation of dance on camera. DFA is dedicated to furthering the art of dance film, and is widely known to the public for [...]
Community Profiles, Groups, and Updates
We launched a new phase of our improved membership system. It allows members to connect more easily; to share immediate information about their projects and expertise as dance filmmakers through groups. See the top level menu for new groups. While you’re visiting, fill out your community profile to share your interest in dance film [...]
Dance Films Association is instituting some changes in order to remain relevant for the coming decades. After our best-attended Dance On Camera held annually at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, which was followed by a highly successful Kickstarter campaign, DFA finds it necessary to restructure the organization due to arts funding shifts that have [...]
An archive that will change the history of dance on film, making nearly 60 years of ground breaking footage accessible.
What We Have!
Currently, our archive is accessible by visiting our office in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, plugging in a VHS player, and rewinding once you’ve finished watching.
Here is what we have-
Over 1,000 VHS tapes
Over 500 DVDs
Over 60 years [...]
THE ART OF BALLET
The Art of Ballet, a special edition box set, features four of our most popular dance films on four discs:Ballerina, The Dancer, Etoiles: Dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet and Prima Ballerina.
In the grand tradition of the Ballets Russes comes this portrait of five Russian ballerinas from the Mariinsky Theatre. From the backstage studio to [...]