Michigan Dance Council
MDC is a nonprofit 501(c) 3 organization that is the voice for dance throughout the state. Through networking and advocacy, it links all the various components that make up the diverse Michigan dance community.
MDC's goal is to make dance an integral part of each citizen's life by supporting performance and educational opportunities, promoting audience development and building alliances. Membership in the organization is all-inclusive and multidisciplinary. Participation ranges from individual supporters to professional organizations.
MDC's services include sponsoring events such as the Statewide Choreographers’ Showcase, dance conferences, the dance component of the Michigan Youth Arts Festival ,andscholarships for high school and college students. The Michigan Dance Council's newsletters, dance calendar and web also provide the state with an important communications network for artists and the general public.