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The Land of Sweets

Decatur City Dance is proud to present our inaugural production of “The Land of Sweets”. With the holiday season fast approaching, what better way to get in the spirit than joining us and our talented dancers on a fun and fanciful journey.

“The Land of Sweets” will transport you to a magical realm where you will be greeted and guided by the Sugar Plum Fairy. The Sugar Plum Fairy presents a celebration of magical dancing treats from around the world. Starting with the sparkling snowflakes that summon the Sugar Plum Fairy. Then the sweet treats are called to dance starting with Hot Chocolate (Spain), Coffee (Arabian), Tea (China), Candy canes (Russia), Marzipan (Germany), Scottish Shortbread (Scotland) and then the magical Hummingbird Fairy flits and flys through the garden of enchanted flowers.

The Sugar Plum Fairy is a highlight as the elegant and charming ruler of the Land of Sweets. Join us and enjoy our show, as it is sure to be a treat for the eyes and ears and will leave you dreaming your own sweet dreams.

Drew Charter School Performing Arts Theater, 300 Eva Davis Way, SE, Atlanta, GA 30317 (Back of Campus)

  • Saturday, October 28 @ 7 PM

  • Sunday, October 29 @ 2 PM

Show your love and support during this unprecedented time by making a gift to DCD.


Decatur City Dance is the oldest performing dance group in DeKalb County, first established as a Junior Company of Atlanta Civic Ballet in 1952 by Hilda Gumm. It became an independent artistic entity in 1962 under the guidance of Hilda Gumm and Marie Roberts.

Under the Decatur City Dance umbrella are six performing groups of accomplished adult and teen dancers: AboutFace (professional contemporary), Nexus Premiere and Nexus Apprentice (ballet, jazz, and modern), Rhythm Keepers (tap), and Junior Rhythm Keepers (tap) and Nexus Contemporary (contemporary/modern).


During its five decades, Decatur City Dance has presented original choreography of varying styles appropriate for all ages, including the story ballets of Winnie the Pooh, The Little Princess, and A Day with Mother Goose. The companies have performed both on traditional theater stages around metro Atlanta as well as in spaces as diverse as the Fernbank Museum of Natural History, North Dekalb Mall, Cannon Chapel at Emory University, and Oakland Cemetery.


Decatur City Dance is a nonprofit corporation, based in Decatur, Georgia, financially supported by contributions, grant funds, membership dues, and ticket sales. Its members are talented dancers, many of whom started their dance training at Decatur School of Ballet. Open auditions are held annually. For eligibility requirements please contact Decatur City Dance.



Join us for lots of dance this season!



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Church Street Studio

102 Church St. Decatur, GA 30030


Sams Street Studio

141-C Sams St. Decatur, GA 30030

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