Heidi Duckler Dance

Heidi Duckler Dance

Heidi Duckler Dance (HDD) is an award-winning dance company rooted in democratic dance, arts education, and spatial justice. HDD is known for creating site-specific performances that utilize non-traditional spaces as a creative source to engage residents with new and innovative perspectives of their community.

Supporting Artistry, Creativity, and Diversity in Dance

Heidi Duckler Dance

Since 1985, Heidi Duckler Dance has produced hundreds of local, national, and international dance projects in iconic locations. Located in Los Angeles, California, and Portland, Oregon, the company is committed to diversity in dance through its arts education programs. From its inception, HDD has made accessibility and inclusion core principles of its mission.

HDD's programs reach more than 7,500 individuals each year. Its youth arts education program, established in 2013, has served 10,000 youth in community centers throughout Los Angeles County, specifically focusing on multicultural, multilingual, and multi-generational populations in underserved Los Angeles neighborhoods. The geographic areas that HDD serves across their programs reflect the rich diversity of the greater Los Angeles Area, inclusive of people of color, women, individuals living below the poverty line, and members of the LGBT community. 
HDD has continued redefining the relationship between audience and art through innovative onsite projects that invite collaboration and partnerships that can strengthen communities, culminating in leading-edge performances that support community engagement and pride. 

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2021

36th Annual Gala