About Dancers Against Cancer

The “I’m A Dancer Against Cancer” campaign was founded in 2012 in a response to the loss of a young dancer from cancer. Since then, it has become a beacon of hope in the dance community, uniting dancers all over the nation.

In 2014, Dancers Against Cancer became an official 501(c) 3 to continue to provide financial assistance to dance educators, dancers and family members impacted by cancer. To date, DAC has proudly raised over 2 MILLION dollars in donations that directly benefit those in need.

Dancers Against Cancer is grateful for the support of the dance community and we will continue to make a difference in the lives of dancers fighting cancer.

I am a dancer against cancer

Learn more about the mission of Dancers Against Cancer and how your school can get involved to make a difference.

Become a Hope Studio

Hope Studios are setting an exceptional example by being leaders in the fight against cancer. Each official Hope Studio has pledged to raise at least $1000 in support of Dancers Against Cancer (DAC). We are proud to announce some Hope Studios have raised as much as $25,000 in donations to the charity. Altogether, Hope Studios have raised over $200,000 to benefit DAC. Official Hope Studios have inspired their studio and dance families to realize the importance of giving back. These generous benefactors have hosted a variety of charity incentives ranging from Turn-A-Thon fundraisers to dance showcases. Official Hope Studios are recognized with the Dancers Against Cancer plaque to proudly display at their studio, social media announcements and recognition at multiple charity dance events. The Dancers Against Cancer Foundation is pleased to see the dance community unite in the fight against cancer. Be a part of the larger picture.


Dancers Against Cancer Office: 714-826-8440 EXT. 1040

Rhee Gold 2016 IDEA Conference speaker

Rhee Gold
Board Member

Dance educators truly change the world. Consider being a force for good and have your school support the work of Dancers Against Cancer in their fight to help all those battling this horrible disease.

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