One love. One group. One mission.

earthdancers is a non-profit contemporary dance company run by students, under the guidance of artistic director Denise Vitali. For over 29 years, earthdancers has promoted environmental awareness and has raised funds through their annual benefit performances.  These funds are used to support various environmental organizations.  Since their formation in 1989, earthdancers has donated over $160 000 to their beneficiaries.  2020 will mark their 29th annual benefit performance.

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Our Mission

Through the universal communication of dance and through purposeful endeavours, we strive to set a precedent of excellence in our community, and to be leaders in an effort to rejuvenate and sustain our environment for the future.

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Our Beneficiaries

The earthdancers have supported many environmental organizations over the years.  Together we are making a difference!


Friends of the Earth (Canada)

Friends of the Earth provides a voice for the environment, nationally and internationally, working with others to inspire the renewal of our communities and the earth, through research, education and advocacy. From their very first year, earthdancers has supported Friends of the Earth.

The Junction Creek Stewardship Committee

The Junction Creek Stewardship Committee is a dynamic organization focused on the restoration of a large urban waterway in the City of Greater Sudbury.


Established in 1973, their mandate is to work towards the recovery of self-sustaining, indigenous terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems in Greater Sudbury through the City's Regreening Program. 

Wild at Heart

Wild at Heart Wildlife Refuge Centre is the only facility of its kind in Northern Ontario. earthdancers has been supporting Wild at Heart since 2012.


what are people saying about us?

"earthdancers' annual gala is not to be missed. These young dancers are creative, impressive and absolutely entertaining! They devote their passion for dance to raise money for the natural world. They are a must see!”.

Franco Mariotti


Get Involved


At its very heart, earthdancers is community.  It is people coming together to use their passion and talent to help others - to make a difference in the world they live in.  Would you like to be involved?  Join us!  Mentor us!  Support us!  Volunteer with us!  Be a steward of the earth!  Do you think you can help earthdancers in other ways?  We would love to hear from you.  Contact our artistic director, Denise Vitali, to offer your suggestions or services.


Purchase Tickets

To learn more about how you can come see us perform, click the button below (Tickets are no longer available)

Volunteer opportunities

Do you want to help the earthdancers? Click the button below to learn more about what you can do!


Would you like to sponsor our upcoming performance?  You can view our sponsor package here.