About Us

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.

our Mission

Dancers Against Cancer

Our mission is to create an alliance in the dance community that provides financial support and inspiration to dance educators, choreographers, dancers and their families who have been impacted by cancer.

We are very Thankful!

You've helped us raise an amazing
$2 MILLION so far!
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Board of Directors

Dancers Against Cancer - Board Members

Noah Lands

Noah Lands

Chairman & President

Michelle Kresge

Michelle Kresge

Secretary


Rhee Gold

Rhee Gold

Board Member

JACKIE SLEIGHT

JACKIE SLEIGHT

Board Member

LIZ IMPERIO

LIZ IMPERIO

Board Member

Cindy Larsen

Cindy Larsen

Board Member

Executive Administrator

Dancers Against Cancer welcomes and congratulates our new Executive Administrator, Michelle has collected over $100,000 in donations to DAC.

Michelle Soutier

Michelle Soutier

Executive Administrator

AMBASSADORS

Our ambassadors come to us from all different parts of the U.S. but all have the same goal to help raise funds for dancers with cancer.

Terry Schulke

Terry Schulke

Industry Dance Awards Ambassador

Patrice Barakat

Patrice Barakat

National Hope Ambassador

Erin Riley Carrasco

Erin Riley Carrasco

National Hope Ambassador

Heather Langham

Heather Langham

National Hope Ambassador

News

See all the inspiring news that is happening in our Dancers against Cancer world. Special thanks to all our ambassdors and HOPE Studios for making a difference and helping in our fight.

20/21 Official Hope Studios

  • Acton Boxborough Dance Center
  • Allegro Performing Arts Academy
  • BPM Dance Complex
  • Center Stage Dance Studios (Aspire Dance Co)
  • Creative Dance
  • Dance Du Coeur
  • Dance It Out
  • Dance Studio of Orange County
  • Dance Unlimited Inc.
  • Extravadance & Tumble
  • Glen Dance
  • Gotta Dance Academy
  • High Impact Dance LLC
  • Icon Dance Complex
  • Impact Dance Studio
  • Lana's Dance Studio
  • Michelle Ferraro's Dance USA
  • Miller Street Dance Academy
  • Miss Kelley's School Of Dance
  • On Your Toes Dance Studio
  • Pacific Dance
  • Precision Dance Center
  • Republic Gymnastics & Dance Center of Texas
  • Ripple FX
  • Robert Lee School of Dance
  • SoCal Dance NEW
  • South Coast Conservatory
  • Studio 22 High Tek Inc.
  • Studio Allegro
  • Thrive Dance Center
  • Tina's Dance Studio Inc
  • Windermere Preparatory School

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Contact Info

Please contact Jocelyn Basham with any questions or comments.

Jocelyn Basham

Jocelyn Basham