We envision a society where everyone values contemporary dance as a vital means of human expression.
We value an intentional approach to creativity, integrity, innovation, risk-taking, collaboration, consensus, and learning exchange.
Founded in 1980, Core Dance is home to the internationally acclaimed Core Performance Company, known for its innovative, passionate, captivating dance works.
Delving deeply into the arts and the many cultures of the world, Core Dance unearths and presents unique and compelling dance experiences. Guided by a strong sense of community responsibility, Core Dance uses dance to educate, to question, to connect, to heal, and to inspire.
Formerly known as Several Dancers Core, Core Dance was founded and is led by artistic director Sue Schroeder, a choreographer and arts leader with more than 30 years of experience in dance. The organization is dual-homed, with operations in both Houston and Atlanta.