The Modern Atlanta Dance (MAD) Festival will be presented on Thursday, June 15 & Friday, June 16, 2023.  The application for the 2023 Festival is now live. 

All genres of dance are encouraged to apply. 

30 Years and Counting! 

Created by Douglas Scott in 1993 to showcase the diversity and excellence of Atlanta's dance scene, the festival is one of the only professionally juried dance festival in the southeast.  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, and cultivates new audiences through the festival format,

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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)