Starr Foster Dance Project was founded in 2001 by Artistic Director Starrene Foster and calls Richmond, Virginia their home. Known for creating emotionally resonant works, Foster has received numerous awards for her teaching and choreography and feels strongly about creating work that embraces the human spirit. The SFDP dancers have been received much praise for their superb technique and the innate sense of connectedness while executing Foster’s unique movement vocabulary. SFDP is the recipient of the Theresa Pollak Award for Artistic Excellence, has been featured on PBS's Virginia Currents, and was named as one of Richmond's Best Dance Company by Richmond's Style Weekly's Readers Choice Award in both 2016 and 2017. SFDP performs regularly through out the county and is dedicated to their mission of collaborating with all types of artists in their quest to make the world richer with art. Starr Foster Dance Project has produced the highly recognized Richmond Choreographers Showcase for the last 16 years.