Founded in 2012 and located in Jacksonville, Florida, Jacksonville Dance Theatre (JDT) is a 501(c)(3) contemporary dance and performance company dedicated to creating and promoting excellence in the field of professional dance on local, national, and international stages. JDT is committed to creative innovation and exchange through dance making, performance, and education. Led by Artistic Director, Rebecca R. Levy, Executive Director, Katie McCaughan and Creative Director Tiffany S. Santiero, JDT has been presented through the Dance Gallery Festival in New York City where JDT won the Audience Choice Award in 2014; MixMatch Dance Festival in Santa Monica, California; Dance Gallery Festival in Huntsville, Texas; and Harvest Chicago Contemporary Dance Festival, among others. JDT was a recipient of the 2016 inaugural Florida East Coast PNC Arts Alive Grant Program, is currently supported by a grant from the Art Ventures Endowment Fund at the Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, and is a Cultural Service Grant Program Organization through the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville. JDT produces its Annual Repertory Concert in the spring at the historic Florida Theatre in downtown Jacksonville.