Laguna Dance Festival receives $3,000 grant from the FOA Foundation

The Laguna Dance Festival (LDF) is honored to receive a generous grant of $3,000 from the FOA Foundation in support of LDF’s second Summer Intensive. 

This week-long dance class, taught by acclaimed choreographers and teachers, will take place June 24 - 28 at Laguna Beach High School Dance Studio. 

Students will train with Jodie Gates and other faculty from University of Southern California. At the end of class the students will perform a portion of a routine taught throughout the week to friends and family. Once again the class is full. 

Laguna Dance class

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LDF’s Summer Intensive class will be from June 24 - 28

This grant is important to LDF, enabling the organization to continue fulfilling its mission of providing outstanding dance education to young artists, free community performances, and presenting world-class dance at the annual Festival. 

The Laguna Dance Festival is one of Orange County’s major cultural art events as well as an important showcase for new and established dance companies and artists. 

The 15th Fall Festival will take place September 27 - 29 at the Irvine Barclay Theatre. There will be free performances throughout the year in Laguna Beach. 

For details, visit or call (949) 715-5578.