50 Chestnut Street
4th Floor
Rochester, NY 14604

Garth Fagan Dance

Garth Fagan Dance has performed in 600 cities, 27 countries and 6 continents for thousands of global citizens since 1970. The headquarters are located in the City of Rochester, house a studio theater, a second studio, administrative offices, and dressing rooms for the professional company and students of the Garth Fagan Dance School. The school is an integral part of the organization’s mission to connect the greater Rochester region to its local and global African heritage communities. The School is the axis which provides the official national curriculum of the trademarked Fagan Technique™. Thousands of students, children to adults, from across the United States and abroad, experience the world-class standards of the Fagan instruction that promote self-confidence, encourage health and well-being, and foster creativity with a deep love of the arts. Garth Fagan Dance is an internationally acclaimed American dance company rooted in African traditions and the Black dance vocabulary Fagan Technique™. Celebrating more than 50 years since its founding, the company has been led by a 20 th Century dance treasure and longest running Black Choreographer on Broadway, Founder and Artistic Director Garth Fagan. Fueled from his life contributions, his award-winning work helping create Disney’s The Lion King; over 100 million audience members have moved with his vision of cultural unity through movement. One of the few Black-created and led cultural organizations to have such a world impact while having a base in Rochester, NY, Garth Fagan Dance has a reputation for responsive contribution, builds on a platform of social justice, creative leadership in troubling times, and innovation that utilizes community engagement and unique partnerships to address issues facing our country, it’s arts and culture, and the people that need them both.

We focus on: Arts and Culture, Education

Where we are: Monroe


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