“Their work reveals the paralyzed attitudes of able bodied people toward people with disabilities.”

~Australian Reviewer

Joint Forces Dance Company

About Us

JFDC is leading the field of contemporary dance with a totally inclusive dance methodology that invites people with any kind of disability along with fully able bodied individuals to participate in its choreography and performances and its educational programs.

The work of JFDC helps decrease the prejudice and misconceptions about diversity in the field of dance, and by extension in society.

Founded in 1979, Joint Forces Dance Company has evolved into a pioneering force in the field of contemporary dance performing in 18 countries and for tens of thousands of children and adults. Artistic Director Alito Alessi has won the Guggenheim Fellowship and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts among other honors for his work.

DanceAbility International
Joint Forces Dance Co.
576 Olive St. Suite 208
Eugene, OR 97401