Rush to the Arts
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  • Rush Tickets are available one-hour prior to each performance to students and teachers (K-12) with a valid school ID (2 tickets per ID) for $10/ea
  • To purchase tickets, you must appear in person at the box office location listed for each performance in the 2012-2013 Season of Dance. Tickets cannot be purchased/reserved by phone or online.

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2014-2015 Season of Dance

The Center for Contemporary Dance proudly presents its Thirteenth Annual Season of Dance!

Featuring new and repertory works that celebrate the cultural and artistic diversity of our community, the 2014-2015 Season of Dance includes world-class performances that attract more than 8,000 audience members from five Central Florida counties, with an additional 3.2 million viewers reached through televised performances.

From epic performances exploring African-American history to intimate new works by award-winning choreographers, the 2014-2015 Season of Dance has something for everyone. Performances support more than 200 exceptional artists in fields that include dance, visual arts, technical design, music and writing. Additionally, ticket revenue is used to produce innovative arts programs that cultivate literacy, self-confidence and creative expression in underserved youth, senior citizens and minority populations.

Come, celebrate a new Season of Dance!

Contemporary dance company Dawn Branch Works presents Variations, a benefit concert featuring special guests and a special sneak peek of new contemporary works. Proceeds from this event will provide startup costs for this up-and-coming professional company in residency at The Center for Contemporary Dance. A silent auction and wine reception are included.

8:00 p.m. Saturday, September 6, 2014 and 3:00 p.m. Sunday, September 7, 2014
The Center for Contemporary Dance, 3580 Aloma Avenue #7, Winter Park, FL 32792

$20 in advance, $24 at the door
Audiences surround the performers of Mary Love Dance Projects in this benefit concert set in the round. Selections are based in MLDP’s balletic style in combinationwith various live music selections. Proceeds support MLDP’s free arts education programs.

Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
John & Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 E. Rollins St., Orlando, FL 32803

$24, proceeds support MLDP’s outreach programs; free wine and silent auction included.
Through the story of a mother wildebeest’s courageous journey to reunite with her herd, MAKULU (mah-koo-loo) celebrates the magic of family, love and miracles in this full-length African ballet. The work features students, pre-professionals and seasoned artists.

Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
Trinity Preparatory School, 5700 Trinity Prep Lane, Winter Park, FL 32792

$12 (online); $15 (at the door); $25 (VIP premium reserved seating)
Mary Love Dance Projects performs in their first downtown solo concert, featuring selections from the Company’s more significant projects and new works.

Saturday, January 10 at 7:00 p.m.
John & Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 E. Rollins St., Orlando, FL 32803

$20 (general) and $15 (students/seniors)
Inspired by dance legend Merce Cunningham’s exploration of chance, the
improvisation-based company Coby Project performs amidst numerous variables that will be determined prior to each presentation through audience interaction and company collaboration.

Saturday, January 10 at 8:30 p.m.
The Orange Studio, 1121 N. Mills Ave., Orlando, FL 32803

$12 (online); $15 (at the door); includes post-show dialogue with the artists.
Moore Dance Project presents a series of modern dance vignettes inspired by historic interviews with the nation’s last generation of African-American slaves. Moving between sorrow and joy, works reveal personal accounts of a people’s courage and resilience.

Saturday, February 7 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, February 8, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.
The Center for Contemporary Dance, 3580 Aloma Ave. #7, Winter Park, FL 32792

$12 (online); $15 (at the door); includes post-show dialogue with the artists.
Award-winning African-American dance ensemble Moore Dance Project presents world premier contemporary dance works that explore themes of identity, sexuality, spirituality and culture. Choreographed by Dario J. Moore.

Saturday, April 11 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.
The Center for Contemporary Dance, 3580 Aloma Ave. #7, Winter Park, FL 32792

$12 (online); $15 (at the door); includes post-show dialogue with the artists.
Coby Project presents a film and live dance series that explores the creation of symbiotic intimacy between dancers and their external world. Moving through a variety of natural spaces, dancers utilize sensory experiences to initiate movement choices and qualities.

Saturday, May 2 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.
The Center for Contemporary Dance, 3580 Aloma Ave. #7, Winter Park, FL 32792

$12 (online) and $15 (at the door)
The great songs of Broadway are retold through new contemporary dance works, delighting audiences with fresh interpretations of stories from the New York stage. The ensemble concert features students, pre-professionals and seasoned artists in works created by an award-winning faculty and guest choreographers.

Sunday, June 7, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
Trinity Preparatory School, 5700 Trinity Prep Lane, Winter Park, FL 32792

$12 (online); $15 (at the door); $25 (VIP premium reserved seating)
A collection of new, experimental and repertory works is presented by the organization’s resident dance companies and advanced pre-professional student choreographers. Performances include those by Moore Dance Project, Coby Project, Dawn Branch Works, Mary Love Dance Projects and several independent pre-professional student choreographers.

Saturday August 29 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, August 30, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.
The Center for Contemporary Dance, 3580 Aloma Ave. #7, Winter Park, FL 32792

$12 (online); $15 (at the door); includes post-show dialogue with the artists.