earthdancers is a nonprofit youth organization founded in 1989 by Sunny Dixon and Heidi Strauss. Each year, earthdancers promotes environmental and international environmental causes through benefit dance performances. With Denise Vitali as Artistic Director, earthdancers has currently produced 25 major performances, welcoming professional guest artists to collaborate with us in our shows. Together, earthdancers has donated our ticket proceeds to our chosen charities, raising over $138 000! earthdancers' common beneficiaries include Friends of the Earth, the Vegetation Enhancement Technical Advisory Committee (VETAC), the Trans Canada Trail, Roots and Shoots, the Junction Creek Stewardship Committee, the World Wildlife Fund Canada, Light Up The World, and the Earth Day Committee of Sudbury.