Producing, Promoting and Supporting dancers and dances of the African Diaspora since 1994.

dance Immersion is a not-for-profit organization that produces, promotes and supports dancers and dances of the African Diaspora. The organization was established in 1994 to address the need for additional presentation, skill development, and networking opportunities for dance artists of African descent.

Programs introduce various styles of dance and dance artists to the public through a variety of activities that provide a nurturing and supportive environment for professional and emerging dance artists who work and explore diverse styles and expressions. 

dance Immersion has experienced considerable success in connecting dance artists throughout Canada and around the world.



Give back this holiday season!

At dance Immersion, we invest in the development of the arts. Any gifted donations made to our organization help nurture and support our programming that provides quality opportunities for members of our community. Your contribution will help pay for instructors, mentors, employment coaching, and rehearsal space.
For your generous donation, gifts $25 and over will receive a charitable tax receipt.

We hope we can count on you, and we thank you in advance for your support.


Interview with Artistic Director of Bboyizm, Yvon “Crazy Smooth” Soglo

dance Immersion’s big 25th Anniversary is fast approaching! This year we’re presenting Bboyizm who will be bringing us their spectacular show, “Music Creates Opportunity”. dance Immersion had a chance to speak to Bboyizm’s  groundbreaking and innovative founder B-boy Crazy Smooth who graciously answered  all of our questions about being a B-boy and running a dance company!


1 Day Workshop with Melly Mel
Sunday February 24.

The Bboyizm African Street Dance workshop led by principal dancer Melly Mel, will include Pantsula from South Africa, Azonto from Ghana, Djazzé from Gabon and more.

February 22-23, 2019
Fleck Dance Theatre

We are celebrating our 25th anniversary with an exciting Showcase Presentation featuring dynamic dance company Bboyizm, in a full evening presentation of "Music Creates Opportunity”. An intersection of rhythm, expression, and community.


Advice Corner


We had the opportunity to ask Dr. Seika Boye, "How do you balance being both a scholar and an artist?" See her indepth answer here. 

IABD Membership

The International Association of Blacks in Dance (IABD) has been the national service organization for Black Dance Professionals for over 30 years. When you join IABD, you become part of an active and supportive network of nearly 300 members including colleges, dance companies, educational institutions, individuals, presenters, universities, and all dedicated to strengthening the Dance field.


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