Compelling,
Original
Dance.

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We illuminate, educate, & question.

Core Dance values purposeful artistic risk taking, invention, community participation, led collaboration, knowledge sharing and enquiry carried out with integrity, compassion and an attention to balance between human resources, financial resources and activity level to amplify the quality of our work and the health of our organization.

Core Dance's intensive DIG: Vital Physical Research starts March 29, limited registrations are available.

Core classes are back! Limited slots are available weekly, and advance registration is required.

Listen to new recordings from the Writeous Poets as part of Core Dance's "Nevertheless, She Persists" collaboration at UCA.

The new inside:out- - Core Dance Animates Community series is now showing on our studio windows weekend evenings.

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Our
Story

Core Dance, a contemporary dance organization, creates, performs, and produces compelling original dance that ignites the creative spirit and actively encourages participation and conversation by and with the community. 

If a Memoir

If a Memoir

Engaging questions of human freedom alongside human limitations and its direct link to the current crisis on our planet, if… a memoir is a love song written for humanity.

Manifolds

Manifolds

"Manifolds” is a dance performance work about the interconnectedness of human movement, architecture, and dimensions in relation to our human existence.

Heart of the Matter

Heart of the Matter

Heart of the Matter is a narrated dance performance for elementary school children, grades 2-5, developed to bring awareness to Anti-bullying and to encourage self-awareness and positive body image.

Planetary Dance

Planetary Dance

In its 40th year on June 7, 2020, Planetary Dance, a partnership between Frame Dance and Core Dance, is an annual dance of healing and community renewal.

National Water Dance

National Water Dance

National Water Dance is an artist-driven collective of dancers and educators confronting critical water issues facing the United States. Stretching from New York to Hawaii and from Alaska to Puerto Rico.

Current Season

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