The Laguna Dance Festival uniquely offers sensational world-class dance on a theatre stage, art galleries and site-specific outdoor venues. Where else can an audience experience top-quality performances from international and national touring companies — and get that up-close feeling during the performances — as well as have the opportunity to meet the dancers themselves in an intimate setting!

The Laguna Dance Festival transforms the distant world of stage dance into the proximity of a living room setting, all because of it’s capacity to bring the best dancers in today’s world onto the varied and unique stage venues of Laguna Beach.

Attracting both dancers and dance lovers to this idyllic resort setting, Laguna Dance Festival is dedicated to audience awareness and appreciation through major annual performances, as well as education and small group opportunities, as well as through major annual performances.

Since its inception, Laguna Dance Festival has presented companies such as Complexions Contemporary Ballet, The Parsons Dance Company, Hubbard Street 2, Trey McIntyre Project and Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, among others. Additionally, it has showcased the world’s most exciting talents from the Broadway stage, TV and screen and including principal dancers from The Joffrey Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, and The San Francisco Ballet.