Dance . Film . Art . Creativity . Direction . Inspiration
MarDelDance is proud to host its Dance on Film Festival twice a year! Join us to celebrate MarDelDance and support our vibrant, innovative artistic community. The Dance on Film Festival will feature dance films from artists across the globe and special performances by MarDelDance and fellow local dance companies.
MarDelDance's mission to spark change, promote positivity and empower people to tell their stories through the arts. Celebrate and support our thriving creative community. Be inspired by the ingenuity of dancers and artists. Experience the power of storytelling through the arts.
Films are curated and entered by submission. All films are viewed and then select films will be nominated for certain awards. The purpose of the MarDelDance on Film Festival is to bring together creative individuals in both dance and film under one venue to foster creativity and support.
a contemporary dance company with fresh ideas, passion, and a desire for change
The primarily contemporary company aims to introduce audiences and society as a whole to dance-drama. Marianne Bator, founder and choreographer, also hopes to touch others with her work in putting them on the path towards self-discovery. Bator, combines dance with music, acting, singing and film, producing dance-drama.
MarDelDance is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization with a mission to spark change, promote positivity and empower people to tell their stories through the arts. Founded in 2008 by Marianne D. Bator, MarDelDance’s company has performed Bator’s signature dance dramas across the tri-state area, country and worldwide, and held youth arts empowerment workshops in low income school districts in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Each dance-drama combines dance with multimedia arts to create visual narratives centered around social issues and personal stories of struggle and triumph. MarDelDance’s youth programs aim to bring youth on a path toward self-discovery through the arts. Students work with accomplished teaching artists of MarDelDance’s company to craft their own stories, performances and meaningful artwork.*