The Modern Atlanta Dance (MAD) Festival: MAD on Film

MAD presents some of the best dance from Georgia-based artists and companies each year. Consistently amazing lineups of modern and contemporary dance wow audiences with a variety of choreographers, styles, and artistic visions in a single concert. Join us as we present six dance films created and performed by the Artists of the 2021 MAD Festival.


  • Perlizbeth De Leon

  • Charray Helton

  • Lisa K. Lock

  • Loren McFalls

  • Miche' Smith

  • Full Radius Dance (Host Company)

27 years and counting

Created by Douglas Scott in 1995 to showcase the diversity and excellence of Atlanta's dance scene, the festival one of the only professionally juried dance festival in the southeast. In addition to cultivating new audiences through the festival format, Full Radius Dance has presented more than 90 companies and independent choreographers on the MAD stage. We've welcomed more than 1200 dancers and have paid more than $60,000 in honoraria to MAD participants. The festival builds community for local artists and companies, with joint classes and community events.

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"MAD is clear evidence that there is more happening in the Atlanta dance scene than many people realize."

-Gillian Renault, ArtsATL (2013)