Live Laugh Dance

Live Laugh Dance Registration

Registration Fee for Live Laugh Dance Participation – Summer 2023


Summer 2023

Live Laugh Dance is a summer dance program for individuals with Down syndrome ages 10+. Live Laugh Dance will meet Tuesday evenings from 6:30-8:00pm at Franklin College in Franklin, IN. Dance classes will begin on Tuesday, June 13, and the program will end with a dance recital for family and friends on Tuesday, July 18. No class on Tuesday, July 4.  

The cost of the program is $40.00, which will be collected online via Down Syndrome Indiana’s PayPal Account above. Cash or check will also be accepted at the first evening of dance. If you have any questions please email

Dancer Registration – Please complete form at the link:


Live Laugh Dance is a summer program designed for adolescents and young adults–ages 10 and up–who have Down syndrome.

Instructors and volunteers promote creative movement, rhythmic activities, and social interaction through dance activities. At the end of the summer, dancers showcase their talents by performing for family and friends in a dance recital.

Live Laugh Dance is a partnership between Down Syndrome Indiana, Franklin College, and IUPUI. the Franklin College Department of Kinesiology and Down Syndrome Indiana.

Get involved

If you’re a student interested in special education, physical therapy, occupational therapy, or a related field, you can get valuable experience with Live Laugh Dance. Volunteer and internship opportunities are available during the summer. If you are interested or have any questions, please email

To volunteer for the Summer 2023 session, visit:


Rachel Swinford, Ph.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Kinesiology, IUPUI

Kyra L. Noerr, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Exercise Science, Franklin College

Lauren Ryan, M.S.
Instructor of Exercise Science, Franklin College

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