Kern Dance Alliance + League of Dreams


Every Child Should Have A Chance To Dance


ADAPTIdance Registration opens September 1st, 2017



Fresh off the heels of the Spring 2017 AXIS Dance Company residency, KDA and the League of Dreams will offer a 5-week dance + disability program. ADAPTIdance participants will learn inclusive, creative dance that is accessible and adaptable for movers with and without physical and developmental disabilities. The program will culminate with a performance at the historic Bakersfield Fox Theater. ADAPTIdance is taught by dance educators trained by the world’s leading dance + disability dance company, AXIS Dance Company. ADAPTIdance is the only dance and disability program available for children with mental and physical disabilities in Kern County.

Saturdays, October 7 – November 4, 2017

Group A* 2:00-3:00
Group B* 3:00-4:00

KDA Dance Studio at Garces Memorial High School

*Dance class placement based upon League of Dreams recommendations for group participation. 


ADAPTIdance Performance
November 16, 2017 | 4:30 PM at the Fox Theater



Do you have a heart for working with children with mental and physical disabilities?

ADAPTIdance is seeking dance interns to assist with the 5-week program (Saturdays, October 7- November 4, 2017, 1:30-4:00). Dance interns will support the ADAPTIdance staff and participants, assist with dance classes + choreography and will perform in the ADAPTIdance performance at the Fox Theater on November 16.

ADAPTIdance dance interns are expected to have at least 3 years of formal dance training and experience in assisting dance classes. Community service hours and letters of recommendation are available to all dance interns.

All ADAPTIdance dance interns will attend an orientation and training session at the Dance Studio at Garces Memorial High School on Wednesday, October 4 at 6:00 pm.

To become a ADAPTIdance dance intern, please email with your contact information, a dance resume, and a brief description about why you would like to intern for ADAPTIdance by TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3 @ 10:00 PM


Interested in volunteering for ADAPTIdance?  APPLY HERE