Center for Contemporary Dance Inc., The

Center for Contemporary Dance Inc., The

A nonprofit organization, The Center for Contemporary Dance is a leading production center for dance performance and community arts education programs. Over the past 16 years, the organization has supported emerging and seasoned artists in the creation and presentation of more than 250 new dance

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In-School Program: Discoveries in Modern Dance: Assembly Performance and/or Residency


Program Description

(Only the assembly performance is available for 2018-2019)

The area’s finest dance professionals present exciting works rooted in the modern dance tradition.

(Not available for 2018-2019) Educators may include a 5-lesson (minimum) residency, wherein students gain detailed knowledge in modern dance, including its music, history and movement dynamics. Choreography labs provide additional


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Program Detail

Program type: In-School Performance, In-School Workshops & Classes, Residency (including Camps), Student Showcase Opportunities
Artistic Discipline: Dance, Storytelling, Theatre
Cultural Origin: Multicultural
Subject: Fine Arts: Dance, Fine Arts: Music, History, Language Arts, Social Studies
Population Served Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Weekdays between September and June

Available times:

8am to 4pm

Length of :Program 60 minutes for assembly, 45 to 60 minutes per classroom lesson
Space / technical requirements:

Assembly presentations require a stage area with minimum dimension of 35 feet by 20 feet.

Residency programs (not available for 2018-2019) require open classroom space with room for movement; sound system with ipod dock.


On school premises

Fees / Ticketing:

$1250 per assembly; $650 per 5-lesson residency (residency is not available for 2018-2019).


Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Provide Lesson Plans: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Instructors receive annual professional development training: Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Standards are customized for every classroom visit: Yes


Cancellation Policy

Contact Executive Director Craig W. Johnson at (407) 695-8366