Columbus Dance Theatre Announces its 2012-2013 15th Anniversary Season:
All is Possible
Celebrating its 15th Anniversary, Columbus Dance Theatre embarks on its most ambitious Season to date with performances featured in venues throughout the Greater Columbus community.
Single and Season Tickets are now available and can be purchased by calling: (614) 849-0227 or by going on-line to http://columbusdancetheatre.com/payments-2/
CDT SEASON 2012-2013
All is Possible
Dancers Making DancesOctober 19-20 Fisher Theatre Friday at 8:00 Saturday at 3:00 and 8:00 Individual Tickets: $20 Adults $15 Students
Celebrate the beginning of the CDT Season with this exciting program that gives voice to the diverse talents of our Company dancers. Dancers Making Dances is a program of all new works for the Company created by the Company. The evening offers Company members a chance to choreograph new works for each other. “We have an incredibly talented group of dance artists in this Company, each with unique views of dance and dancemaking. I am so excited about this great opportunity for our dancers to get to share their personal choreographic view with our audience.” Tim Veach
Matchgirl December 14-15 (@Otterbein) Individual Tickets: $30 Adults $25 Seniors $15 Students
Columbus Dance Theatre’s beloved holiday classic Matchgirl returns for the thirteenth year – a highlight of the Columbus Holiday Season.
This timeless tale written by Hans Christian Andersen was created as CDT’s annual family ballet more than a decade ago by CDT Artistic Director Tim Veach. It continues to move Columbus audiences with its poignant message of forgiveness, hope, and joy. CDT will partner with WARM as part of the production. CDT will accept non-perishable food at all performances to be donated to the Food Bank. As well, CDT will donate 300 tickets to the performance to WARM to be distributed to their clients and constituents. Performances will be held at Otterbein University’s Fritsche Theatre.
Cleopatra January 18-19 Friday at 8:00 and Saturday at 3:00 and 8:00 p.m. (@Lincoln Theatre) Individual Tickets: $30 Adults $25 Seniors $15 Students
PNC Arts Alive and CDT present Cleopatra at the historic Lincoln Theatre. This world premiere event combines dance, theatre, music, and video all woven together by CDT Artistic Director Tim Veach bringing one of histories most intreaguing figures to life at the Lincoln. With its Egyptian decore the Lincoln Theatre creates the perfect backdrop for this reinventing of Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra through a fusion of art forms. Celebrated Central Ohio actress Christina Kirk brings to life the title role of Cleopatra. Live music by the Carpe Diem String Quartet will fill the theatre with a world premiere musical score by CDSQ founding member Charles Wetherbee. Dance, drama, music, video – all will collide, combine, and reveal a new contempory view of this figure of legend. This production will be produced on tour at Towson University in Maryland in March of 2013. “I want to offer my many thanks to PNC Arts Alive for their support of this production. They are making a major difference for not only CDT but the entire Central Ohio arts community through PNC Arts Alive.”
Ten Cents a Dance Friday, February 16th at 6:30 p.m. (@Lincoln Theatre) – Individual Dinner and Performance Tickets: $75 Full table sponsorships: $1000 Half table sponsorships: $500
Join us for this unique CDT tradition. Ten Cents a Dance is an evening of beautiful dancing and fantastic dining all at the historic Lincoln Theatre. Celebrated cabaret entertainer Kathryn Payne weaves musical magic with sultry, soulful, and upbeat music accompanying Tim Veach’s beautiful choreography. Set in a cabaret in Chicago the production sweeps audiences away for a perfect Valentine’s weekend delight. The evening includes the performance and food from of Columbus’ best restaurants.
Columbus Dances Fellowship ConcertMarch 15-16 Friday at 8:00 and Saturday at 3:00 and 8:00 p.m. (@Fisher Theatre) Tickets: Free Admission
CDT, in partnership with the Greater Columbus Arts Council, hosts an annual concert of dances chosen from the local dance community with funding provided by GCAC. Five fellowships of $2000 each are awarded to choreographers through an adjudication process each fall. The five dances chosen are then presented on an innovative and exciting concert free to the public.
Rock Out! April 12-13 Friday at 8:00 p.m. and Saturday at 3:00 and 8:00 p.m. Tickets: $30 Adults $25 Seniors $15 Students (@Fisher Theatre)
CDT’s Fisher Theatre will rock and roll to the sounds of live string quartet and guest musicians with CDT’s world premiere of ROCK OUT! See the Company and Carpe Diem String Quartet push the limits of movement and music in this one of a kind rock and roll show where classical instruments dive into the world of classic rock.
A Midsummer Nights Dream May 31-June1 Friday at 8:00 p.m. and Saturday at 3:00 and 8:00 p.m. (@Lincoln Theatre) Tickets: $30 Adults $25 Seniors $15 Students
Shakespeare’s classic tale comes to life in this full-length ballet set to Henry Purcell’s The Faery Queen. Carpe Diem String Quartet and some of the region’s most noted singers and Renaissance musicians will accompany this world premiere choreographed by Tim Veach. The Company brings this beautiful and frolicsome tale of love, mistaken identity, jealousy, and joy to life at the Lincoln Theatre for three performances. Some 80 students from the professional School of Columbus Dance Theatre will join the Company delighting audiences as dancing flowers, enchanted creatures, nymphs, and more. Beautiful live music, stunning dancing, spectacular costumes by designer Elizabeth Hopkin, and Tim Veach’s theatrical choreography that always delights the audiences of Columbus Dance Theatre; all offer an amazing visual feast for the end of this landmark Season. CDT thanks Grandview Mercantile for their support of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
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592 E. Main St.
Columbus, OH 43215
769 E. Long St
Columbus, OH 43203