It all began with a simple idea. Actually, not an idea; it was more like a vision, or a wish. But not a wish in full, just Pieces thereof. It was barely a fully contemplated thought. The feeling reminded me of waking in the early morning with the pleasant remnants of a faintly-remembered dream...
…that dance is intrinsically essential to human development.
…that difficult topics can be addressed through dance, and the community is made better as a result of the discussion.
…that dance professionals need proper support to learn, create, and perform with excellence.
…in supporting professional and burgeoning dancers and dance educators with holistic programming.
…young dancers deserve the opportunity to work in a professional environment.
Pieces of a Dream, Inc. is a Delaware-based modern dance company dedicated to the development of artists and the presentation of original, non-traditional works. We explore contemporary societal issues through the medium of dance to engage the community and provide opportunities for discussion and education. We support the holistic well-being of our artists by fostering creativity as well as education in pertinent life issues such as financial literacy, collaboration and healthy relationships.
We envision a future where Pieces of a Dream, Inc. is home to Delaware’s premiere dance company. Generations of emerging and established artists compete for the opportunity to train, perform, and produce under Pieces of a Dream’s umbrella. Our work is integral to the civic and cultural life of Delaware and the surrounding areas, and our region is robust with thriving dancers and choreographers who are attracted to the wellness programming we have created for art professionals. Pieces of a Dream’s educational workshops are sought after by schools and universities from all along the East Coast. Organizations specializing in training young people in the arts recognize Pieces of a Dream as the best professional program in the Mid-Atlantic Region, and actively encourage their students’ participation.