CONTEMPORARY DANCE COMPANIES
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O-T-O Dance Artistic director: Annie Bunker. Tucson
Altered Modalities Dance Company Artistic director: Martha Kelly-Fierro. Visalia T: (559)287-2375
AXIS Dance Company Artistic director: Judith Smith. 1428 Alice Street, Suite 200, Oakland 94612 T: 510-625-0110 F: 510-625-0321 mollie[at]axisdance.org
Benita Bike's DanceArt Company Choreographer: Benita Bike. P.O. Box 4242 Sunland, CA 91041-4242 T: (818) 353-5734 F: (818) 353-1476 info[at]DanceArt.org
BODYTRAFFIC Artistic direction: Lillian Barbeito & Tina Finkelman Berkett. Choreography: Stijn Celis, Alex Ketley, Barak Marshall, Andrea Miller, Guy Weizman and Roni Haver. 708 Machado Drive, 90291 Venice T: 310.923.2766 bodytraffic[at]gmail.com
Brockus Project Dance Company Choreographer: Deborah Brockus. 618 B Moulton Ave., Los Angeles 90031 T:562-412-7429 brockus[at]earthlink.ent
Contemporary/modern company graham/horton base that explores what it means to be human using athletic,dynamic dance.
California Contemporary Ballet Choreographer: Erin Holt. 4490 Cornishon Ave. 91011 La Canada T: 818-790-7924 erin[at]caldancearts.com
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California Contemporary Ballet (CCBallet), established by Erin Holt, the company’s visionary choreographer and Artistic Director, is one of Southern California’s burgeoning dance companies. CCBallet offers self produced concerts featuring the original innovative choreography by Ms. Holt as well as renowned guest choreographers and distinguished visiting artists. Their performances highlight CCBallet’s career dancers, embellished by beautiful handmade costumes, sets and lighting design. The company often presents the works of original music by guest and resident composers. Several such original works have included a rock n roll ballet of "Romeo and Juliet", "Lifetimes" -which explored the concept of experiencing life beyond death, "Blind Journey"- about a young girl trapped between reality and the spiritual world, "Angelitos"- a ballet adapted from the famous Puerto Rican story of "Angelitos Negros".
CORE Contemporary Dance Artistic direction and choreography: Kelli Leighton. 717 E. Bidwell St. Suite 5, 95630, Folsom. T: (916) 668-8100
Dandelion Dancetheater Artistic directors: Kimiko Guthrie, Eric Kupers. Berkeley T: 415-806-0013 info[at]dandeliondancetheater.org
Daughter of Zion aerial dance company Artistic direction and choreography: Rina van de Kamp. 3630-g Sagunto Street, Santa Ynez. Zip/Postal Code: 93460 T: 1-805-698-9188 daughterofzion4[at]verizon.net
Contemporary and aerial dance theater.
detour dance Artistic direction and choreographer: Eric Garcia & Kat Cole. San Francisco, CA.
Detour dance is a contemporary dance company that tackles the idiosyncrasies and quirky tenderness of human relationships set against the backdrop of everyday life. Located in San Francisco, detour dance magnifies these already existing subtleties, present in a city where the smallest interactions go unnoticed. They explore the inconspicuous through multi-media and site-specific work, creating an environment where their collaborators are just as curious. Known for their eccentric and recognizable gestures and contrasting full-bodied contemporary technique, they encourage audiences to reevaluate who can dance and where art happens. detour dance produces the Tiny Dance Film Festival, a festival that features short dance films from both emerging and established dance filmmakers from across the globe.
Diavolo Dance Theatre Artistic director : Jacques Heim. 616 Moulton Street Los Angeles, CA 90031 (downtown in the Brewery Arts Complex) info[at]dlartists.com
Dr. Schaffer and Mr. Stern Artistic directors: Karl Schaffer, Erik Stern. P.O. Box 8055 Santa Cruz, CA 95061 T: 831-335-1861 (Karl Schaffer) / 801-626-6615 (Erik Stern) F: 831-335-1876 schaferkarl[at]fhda.edu / estern[at]weber.edu / scottkim[at]aol.com / igreg[at]hawaii.edu
EmSpace Dance Artistic director: Erin Mei-Ling Stuart. EmSpace Dance 1304 McAllister St. San Francisco, CA 94115 info[at]emspacedance.org
Flyaway Productions Artistic director: Jo Kreiter. 1068 Bowdoin Street, San Francisco, CA 94134, T: +415.333.8302 jo[at]flyawayproductions.com
Invertigo Dance Theatre Artistic direction and choreography: Laura Karlin. Los Angeles 90230 info[at]invertigodance.org
Joe Goode Performance Group Artistic director: Joe Goode. 1007 General Kennedy Avenue, Suite 209 San Francisco, CA 94129 T: 415-561-6565 / F: 415-561-6562 info[at]joegoode.org
LaDiego Dance Theater Artistic direction: Daniel Marshall (Artistic Dir.), Tracy Van Baalen (Owner, Studio Director), Aliyah Hassan (Production Dir.) Choreographer: Daniel Marshall, Tracy Van Baalen and Aliyah Hassan. 237 East Main Street El Cajon 92020 T: (619) 444-3836 thedanceconservatory[at]gmail.com. The Dance Conservatory | School of LaDiego Dance Theater, is a year round dance training ground in El Cajon, in San Diego's East County. Home of contemporary ballet company LaDiego Dance Theater. Two annual productions, performance opportunities and competition team. Dance styles offered in Classical & Contemporary Ballet, Pointe'Work, Tiny Tots, Dance Discovery, Tumble Bop, Jazz, Modern, Hip Hop, Break Dancing, Tap , Voice and Acting classes. Stop in for your 1st FREE class on us.
Leaps N' Bounds Dance Company Artistic direction and choreography: Sara I. Benavidez. Los Angeles T: (626) 376-8874 benavidez.sara[at]yahoo.com
Leaps N’ Bounds Dance provides innovative performing arts programming to diverse audiences in Los Angeles and surrounding communities. We focus on bringing performing arts to widely diverse audiences, and on providing education in the areas of dance, cooking & arts, to school age students from elementary to high school. We also provide professional development opportunities in dance technique training and performance opportunities for students and adults in our performance program.
LEVYdance Artistic direction: Benjamin Levy. 19 Heron Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 T: +1-415-701-1300
Lineage Dance Artistic director: Hilary Thomas. Lineage Performing Arts Center 89 South Fair Oaks Ave. Pasadena, CA 91105 T: 626.844.7008 lineagedance[at]gmail.com
Liss Fain Dance Choreographer: Liss Fain. 26 Seventh Street, 5th Floor San Francisco, CA 94103 T: 415-380-9433 F: 415-380-9877
Malashock Dance Artistic director: John Malashock. 2650 Truxtun Road, Suite 202 San Diego, CA 92106 T: 619.260.1622 F: 619.523.0603 info[at]malashockdance.org
ODC Choreographer: Brenda Way/KT Nelson/Kimi Okada/Kate Weare. 351 Shotwell St. San Francisco Zip/Postal Code: 94110 T: 415 549 8518 F: 415 863 9833
E-Mail Address: JosephC[at]odcdance.org
Today, our company of eleven world-class dancers performs the imaginative repertory of Brenda Way, KT Nelson and Kimi Okada for more than 50,000 people annually. Two annual home seasons in San Francisco include “Dance Downtown” and our holiday production “The Velveteen Rabbit”. Past highlights include numerous appearances at the Joyce Theater in New York, and standing room only engagements in Europe, Russia and Asia. In forty two years, ODC/Dance has performed for more than a million people in 32 states and 11 countries, with support from the NEA, the U.S. State Department, and many state and city arts agencies.
RIACTOR Artistic direction: Hassan Christopher. Choreography: Hassan Christopher & Guests.
1835 1/2 Grace Ave., 90028 Los Angeles. T: 4242353733 hassan[at]riactor.org
Stephen Pelton Dance Theater Choreographer: Stephen Pelton. 50 Laguna Street #601 San Francisco, CA 94102 T/F: 1-415-241-0111 M: 1-415-746-0268 stephenpeltondance[at]gmail.com
Terri Best Dance
Artistic direction: Terri Best. terri[at]terribestdance.com
Artistic direction and choreography: Alex Ketley. 301 8th Street (Suite 270) San Francisco, CA 94965 T: 415-328-2599 foundryprojects[at]gmail.com
The JohnC Art Ballet
Artistic direction and choreography: John Welch. 2190 North Canal Street, Orange. Postal Code: 92865 T: 7149259806 E-mail Address: info[at]johncartballet.org
Kim Robards Dance Artistic director: Kim Robards. 1379 South Inca Street, Denver 80223 T: 303-825-4847 F: 303-825-4846 info[at]KimRobardsDance.org
Helios Dance Theater Choreographer: Laura Gorenstein Miller. laura[at]heliosdancetheater.org
Full Force Dance Theatre Artistic director: Katie Stevinson-Nollet. Hartford.
Momix Artistic director: Moses Pendleton. Washington. T: 860 868 7454 F: 860 868 2317 momix[at]snet.net
Pilobolus Artistic directors: Robby Barnett, Michael Tracy, Jonathan Wolken. PO Box 388 Washington Depot CT 06794 T: 860 868 0538 info [at] pilobolus.org
Surfscape Contemporary Dance Theatre Artistic direction: Rachael Leonard & Kristin Polizzi. Choreographers: artistic directors plus guest artists. 563 Caro Court New Smyrna Beach 32168 T: 3862334885 contact[at]surfscapedance.org
SIDEWAYS Contemporary Dance Company Artistic director: Charlotte Foster.
Chicago Moving Company Artistic director: Nana Shineflug. Hamlin Park 3035 N. Hoyne Chicago 60618 T/F: ( 773) 880 5402
Khecari Dance Theatre Artist director: Jonathan Meyer's. Chicago.
Soul 2 Sole Dance, Inc. 1350 Abbott Ct.
Buffalo Grove 60089 T: 847-276-2820 soul2sole.debbie[at]gmail.com
Zephyr Dance Artistic director: Michelle Kranicke. 1627 North Oakley Chicago, IL 60647 T: 773.489.5069 F: 773.489.9930 michelle[at]zephyrdance.com
Dance Kaleidoscope Artistic director: David Hochoy. 4603 Clarendon Road, Rm. 32 Indianapolis, IN 46208 T: (317) 940-6555 dk[at]dancekal.org
Co'Motion Dance Theater Choreographer: Valerie Williams. Ames.
Liz Lerman Dance Exchange Choreographer : Liz Lerman. 7117 Maple Avenue Takoma Park, Maryland 20912 T: (301) 270-6700 F: (301) 270-2626 mail[at]danceexchange.org
On.e.on Artistic director: Alice Hunter. alice[at]oneon.org
Pineapple Dance Company Artistic direction: Charlotte Doyle. Choreographer: Company members. Amherst. Charlotte.doyle[at]pineappledance.net
Snappy Dance Theater Artistic director: Martha Mason. PO Box 400075 Cambridge, MA 02140 T: 617.718.2497 F: 775.248.4980 info[at]snappydance.com
Urbanity Dance Choreographer: Betsi Graves. 280 Shawmut Avenue #1, Boston 02118 T: 617-572-3727 E-mail Address: ask[at]urbanitydance.org
Urbanity Dance is a Boston-based contemporary dance company that celebrated its fourth anniversary in May 2012. Urbanity’s twenty company dancers come from strong technical backgrounds in dance, and use formal training in performances that aim to push boundaries and affect change. Community workshops and open classes celebrate accessibility to the arts, and performances are often a product of cross-disciplinary collaboration with other local musicians, fashion designers, even architects. Just four years old, Urbanity has been recognized as Boston’s strongest contemporary jazz/modern company to date and has been invited to perform in venues across the U.S., including Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival in the Berkshires, the Dance Gallery Festival in Houston, and the Alvin Ailey Citigroup Theater in New York. Most recently, Urbanity was awarded Best of Boston’s 2012 Dance Company by the Improper Bostonian. In summer 2012, Urbanity hosted the inaugural Boston Contemporary Dance Festival and its first-ever Summer Dance Intensive.
Zany Angels Artistic direction: Rythea Lee, Rose Oceania. Choreographers: Rythea Lee, Rose Oceania, Patrick Crowley. 221 Pine St, Studio 349 Florence 01062 T: 413-586-7390 info[at]zanyangels.com
Wellspring/Cori Terry and Dancers Artistic director: Cori Terry. 359 S. Kalamazoo Mall, Ste. 204, Kalamazoo Michigan T: 49007 269-342-4354
Live Action Set Artistic directors: Noah Bremer, Megan Odell. P.O. Box 3984, Minneapolis, MN 55403 T: 612-501-6614
Minnesota Dance Theatre Artistic director: Lise Houlton. 528 Hennepin Avenue, Sixth Floor Minneapolis, MN 55403 T: 612-338-0627 F: 612-338-5160 info[at]mndance.org
Poetry In Motion Dance Company Artistic direction and choreography: Stacy Boeddeker and Ricky Marcelino Palomino. 21 5th Street NE Minneapolis, MN 55413 T: 612-354-3892 poetryinmotiondanceco[at]gmail.com
aTrek Dance Collective The Dance Co-Op Crestwood ArtSpace 30 Crestwood Plaza Saint Louis, MO 63126 T: 314.772.7778 dancers[at]atrekdance.org
Kacico Dance Choreographer: Michelle Diane Brown. PO Box 26767 Kansas City, MO 64196 T: 816-273-6478 artdir[at]kacicodance.org
Xpressive Elements Artistic direction: Elesia Blink-Archer. Choreographer: Samantha Berman. 9691 Trailwood Drive #103, Las Vegas. Postal Code: 89134 T: 702-337-6005 info[at]xelementpa.com
Neoteric Dance Collaborative Artistic direction: Sarah Duclos. Choreographer: Various. 187 Route 108, Somersworth 03878 neotericdancenh[at]gmail.com
Rahway Dance Theatre Artistic direction: Ms J Skeete-lee. 1439 Irving st. Rahway 07065 T: 7322211489 Rahwaydancetheatre[at]msn.com
a canary torsi l yanira castro
Artistic direction: Yanira Castro. Brooklyn. a canary torsi creates site-adaptable dance projects within visual and audio environments. Established in 2009 by New York director/choreographer Yanira Castro, a canary torsi invites audiences to engage in scenarios that are anchored around live performance and extend into other media and online platforms. These multidisciplinary arts collaborations incorporate unconventional sites and transform traditional venues. Ranging from formalist movement and immersive audio installations to fictional Twitter feeds and photographic narratives, Castro’s collaborations plunder behavior, gesture, text and sound from a multitude of source: fiction, film, photography to engage participants in an immediate, personal encounter with the work.
Adams Company Dance
Choreographer: Mitzi Adams. 865 West End Avenue, Suite 1-C New York, NY 10025 T: 212.714.7639
Alethea Adsitt & Company Artistic director: Alethea Adsitt. T: 206-355-0841 / 347-689-8100 alethea.adsitt[at]gmail.com
Artichoke Dance Company Artistic director: Lynn Neuman. 121 sterling place, #2b, brooklyn, ny 11217
Avodah Dance Ensemble Artistic director: Julie Gayer. c/o HUC-JIR, 1 West 4th Street, New York, NY 10012 T: 917-822-9665
Ballet Neo Artistic director: Kate Thomas. 301 West 108 Street, New York, NY 10025 T: 646 573 59 36
Ballet des Amériques Artistic direction and choreography: Carole Alexis. 16 King St., Port Chester 10573 T: 646-753-0457 info[at]balletdesameriques.com
The professional dance company of Ballet des Amériques was established and gave its first performance on July 8, 2011.
Bebe Miller Company Choreographer: Bebe Miller. 140 Second Avenue, Suite 404 New York, NY 10003 T: 212.777.1340
Ben Munisteri Dance Projects
Choreographer: Ben Munisteri. c/o Pentacle 246 W 38 St, 4th Fl. New York, NY 10018 T: 347-535-0888 ben0765[at]excite.com
Bill T.Jones / Arnie Zane Dance Company Choreographer: Bill T.Jones. IMG Artists 152 W. 57th Street, 5th Floor New York, NY 10019 T: 212.994.3500
Birdbraindance Artistic direction: Jennifer Monson. 140 Second Avenue, Suite 501 New York, NY 10003 T: 212.375.8283 info[at]birdbraindance.org
Brian Brooks Moving Company Artistic direction: Brian Brooks. New York. The Brian Brooks Moving Company has been presented throughout the US, Asia and Europe since 2002. In its hometown of New York City, the group has been presented by organizations including Lincoln Center, Symphony Space, Central Park Summerstage and the 92nd Street Y Harkness Festival. National tours have included presentations by the American Dance Festival, Jacob’s Pillow, Vanderbilt University, Davidson College, the Egg and Wesleyan University.
Buglisi Dance Theatre Artistic director : Jacqulyn Buglisi. 229 West 42nd Street, Suite 502 New York, NY 10036 T: (212) 719-3301 F: (212) 719-3302 buglisi[at]buglisidance.org
Chan-Can-Dance Theatre Choreographer: Abby man-yee Chan. T: 646-515-9038 abbychanhk[at]yahoo.com
cie. johannes wieland Choreographer: Johannes Wieland. 242 East 15th Street, Suite #7 New York, NY 10003 jh[at]johanneswieland.org
Dance Kumikokimoto Choreographer : Koosil-Ja.
Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company Choreographer: Daniel Gwirtzman. 720 W. 181 St., #31 New York, NY 10033 T: 212-543-1367 Info[at]GwirtzmanDance.org
Danzaisa Choreographer: Gabri Christa. PO Box 10260 Staten Island, New York 10301 T: (718) 781-9987
Danza Niwa Artistic direction: Nicaraguan Modern Dance. Choreographer: Nandi Riguero. Manhattan NY 10036
Doug Varone and Dancers Choreographer: Doug Varone. 260 West Broadway, Suite 4 New York, NY 10013 T: 212.279.3344 F: 212.279.6397 info[at]dougvaroneanddancers.org
Douglas Dunn & Dancers Choreographer: Douglas Dunn. Rio Grande Union, Inc. 541 Broadway – Third Floor New York NY 10012 T: 212 966 6999 F: 212 274 1804 info[at]douglasdunndance.com
Eiko + Koma Choreographers: Eiko, Koma. info [at] eikoandkoma.org
Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company Choreographer : Ellen Sinopoli. PO Box 775 Troy , NY 12181 T: 518-408-1341 F: 518-473-1848 info[at]sinopolidances.org
Erick Hawkins Dance Company T: 845-216-2214 artistic_director[at]erickhawkinsdance.org
Gabrielle Lansner & Company Choreographer : Gabrielle Lansner. T/F: 646-912-9741 470 West 24th Street, Ste. 17E New York, NY 10011
Garth Fagan Dance Artistic director: Garth Fagan. 50 Chestnut Street Rochester, New York 14604-2318 T: 585.454.3260 F: 585.454.6191 info[at]garthfagandance.org
Gina Gibney Dance Choreographer: Gina Gibney. 890 Broadway, Studio 5-2 New York, NY 10003 T: 212.677.8560 F: 212.777.8653 info[at]ginagibneydance.org
High Frequency Wavelengths Artistic director: Marilynn Danitz. 560 Riverside Drive Suite 3P New York, NY 10027 T: 646.712.0459 HFW2000[at]aol.com
In Mixed Company Choreographer: Maura Donohue. New York.
Ishmael Houston-Jones New York.
Jane Comfort and Company Choreographer: Jane Comfort. Racing Thoughts, Inc. 55 North Moore St. New York, NY 10013. Jane Comfort and Company is a dance-theater group whose work pushes the limits of dance and drama to achieve a new form of theater. An instigator of collaborations across various artistic disciplines, Jane Comfort's subject material is as diverse as the artists and art forms she employs.
JKing Dance Company (JKDC) Artistic direction: Joyce King. Brooklyn, NY. E-mail: jkl_8127[at]hotmail.com
Artistic Director, Joyce King also is on faculty at Steps on Broadway and Joffrey Jazz & Contemporary Program.
KDNY Artistic director: Kathleen Dyer. KDNY Incorporated 132 E. 43rd Street, Ste. 118 New York, NY 10017 info[at]kdnydance.com
Keigwin+Company Artistic director: Larry Keigwin. 246 West 38th Street, 8th Floor New York, NY 10018 T: 212-278-0691 larry[at]keigwinandcompany.com
Lar Lubovitch Dance Company Choreographer: Lar Lubovitch. 229 West 42nd Street, 8th Floor New York, NY 10036-7201 T: 212.221.7909 F: 212.221.7938 lubovitch[at]aol.com
Limón Dance Company Artistic director: Clara Maxwell. Office: The José Limón Dance Foundation 307 W. 38th Street, Suite 1105 New York, NY 10018 T: (212) 777-3353 F: (212) 777-4764 Info[at]limon.org Classes: Peridance Capezio Center 126 E 13th St. New York, NY 10003 T: (212) 505-0886
Mark DeGarmo & Dancers Choreographer: Mark DeGarmo. 107 Suffolk St., Suite 310 New York, NY 10002 T: 212.375.9214 F: 212.375.9216
Mark Morris Dance Group Choreographer: Mark Morris. Mark Morris Dance Group 3 Lafayette Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11217-1415 T: 718.624.8400 F: 718.624.8900 info[at]mmdg.org
Melanie Aceto Contemporary Dance Choreographer: Melanie Aceto. Buffalo T: 585-201-0656 melanieaceto[at]yahoo.com
Merce Cunningham Dance Company 55 Bethune Street, New York 10014 T: (212) 255-8240 F: (212) 633-2453
Mimi Garrard Dance Theatre Choreographer: Mimi Garrard. TWO PENN PLAZA, SUITE 1500, NEW YORK, NY 10121 T: 212 674-6868 F: 845-386-4883 mimimgdc[at]aol.com
Millennium Dance Company Artistic director, E. Denise Perry. 2542 Frederick Douglas Blvd., New York 10030 T: 212-234-1400
Molissa Fenley and Dancers Choreographer: Molissa Fenley. 260 West Broadway, Suite #1 New York, NY 10013 T: (212) 941-8911 F: (212) 334-5149 MomentaFnd[at]aol.com
nicholas leichter dance Artistic direction: Nicholas Leichter. Brooklyn. Nicholas Leichter creates cultural narratives where movement tells the story. Leichter’s hybrid approach draws from many sources, including traditional, contemporary, folk, and popular dance, as well as musical theater and musical categories. Leichter and company mix and mash up styles and substance into rhythmic displays of bodies, fashion, and lights in motion. Whether dancing to Stevie Wonder or Stravinsky, these vibrant dances celebrate human equality.
Parsons Dance Choreographer : David Parsons. 229 West 42nd Street, 8th Floor New York, NY 10036 T: 212.869.9275 F: 212.944.7417 info[at]parsonsdance.org
Pascal Rioult Dance Theatre Artistic director: Pascal Rioult. 246 West 38th Street, 4th Floor New York, NY 10018 T: 212-398-5901 F: 212-398-5902 info[at]rioult.org
Paul Taylor Dance Company Choreographer: Paul Taylor. 551 Grand Street New York, NY, 10002. T: 212.431.5562 F: 212.966.5673.
Peridance Contemporary Dance Company Artistic direction: Igal Perry. 126 East 13th Street New York
10003 T: 212-505-0886 F: 212-674-2239
E-mail Address: pcdc[at]peridance.com
Rindfleisch Choreographer: Elke Rindfleisch. New York Danziger Strasse 30 10435 Berlin Germany elke[at]rindfleischdance.com
Risa Jaroslow & Dancers Choreographer: Risa Jaroslow. 139 Fulton St #310 New York, NY 10038 T/F: 212-233-0330 rjdinfo[at]verizon.net
Sarah Skaggs Dance Choreographer: Sarah Skaggs. 246 Mott Street New York, NY 10012 T: 212.966.0994 Info[at]SarahSkaggsDance.org
Seán Curran Company Artistic director: Seán Curran. Sean Curran Company 21 First Avenue, No. 18 New York, NY 10003 T: 212.254.5018 F: 212.254.5018 info[at]seancurrancompany.com
Shen Wei Dance Arts Choreographer: Shen Wei. 185 Franklin Str. 3rd floor New York NY 10013 T: 1 212 962 113 F: 1 212 962 1313 info[at]shenweidancearts.org
Stephen Petronio Company Choreographer: Stephen Petronio. 140 Second Avenue, Suite 504 New York, NY 10003 T: 212 473 1660 F: 212 477 3471 info[at]stephenpetronio.com
Synthesis Dance Project Artistic direction and choreography: Tracie Stanfield P O Box 1526 New York 10276 info[at]synthesisdanceproject.com
Synthesis Dance Project celebrates athletic ability, technical precision and passionate performances. The company delivers artistry, expression and vitality with magnetic energy and expert performances. Firmly grounded in classical technique and pulling from all styles of movement, the company strives to challenge the boundaries of any singular dance genre. We, instead, invite the audience into the world of honest emotion, bold ideas and PURE DANCE.
Tiffany Mills Company
Choreographer: Tiffany Mills. 129 Columbia Heights, #45 Brooklyn, NY 11201 T: 917.767.6350
Trisha Brown Dance Company Choreographer: Trisha Brown. 465 Greenwich Street New York, NY 10013 T: 212 977 5365 F: 212 925 8687
Troika Ranch Artistic directors: Mark Coniglio, Dawn Stoppiello. T: +49 0160 98 73 96 80 mark[at]troikaranch.org
Urban Bush Women
Artistic director: Jawole Willa Jo Zollar.
Yoshiko Chuma & The School of Hard Knocks Choreographer: Yoshiko Chuma. 201 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10009 T: 212-533-9473 F: 915-773-3891
Zawacki Dance & Workout
School and Performing Company. All our teachers are professional dancers. We offer Ballet, Hip-Hop, Tap, Jazz, and much more. The Challenge - The BEST Workout in Long Island.
Zendora Dance Company Choreographer: Nancy Zendora. 34 Watts Street, #30 New York, NY 10013 Tel: 212-431-5155 zendoradancecompany[at]earthlink.net
alban elved dance company Artistic director: Karola Lüttringhaus. Wilmington T: 336-409 5096 albanelved[at]albanelved.com
Contemporary Dance Theater Artistic director: Jefferson James. 1805 Larch Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45224 T: (513) 591-1222 dance[at]cdt-dance.org
Dayton Contemporary Dance Company Artistic director: Kevin Ward. Central State University’s Dayton Campus (CSU-Dayton Campus) 840 Germantown Street Dayton, Ohio 45402 T: 937-228-DCDC (3232) F: 937-223-6156
MorrisonDance Choreographer: Sarah Morrison. 4201 Lorain Avenue Ste. A Cleveland, OH 44113
Northwest Dance Project Artistic direction: Saah Slipper. Portland.
Northwest Dance Project has established itself as a bold and innovative contemporary dance company performing an all-original repertoire from a select roster of accomplished choreographers as well as the most promising new talents in the field of contemporary dance.
BoanDanz Action Choreographer: Marianela Boan. 1720 Mount Vernon St. Philadelphia PA 19130 T:215 325 17 49 boandanzaction[at]yahoo.com
Dance Alloy Theater Artistic director: Beth Corning. 5530 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206 T: 412 363 4321 F: 412 363 4320
Group Motion Artistic director: Manfred Fischbeck. 3500 Lancaster Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19104 T: 215-387-9895
Headlong Dance Theater Artistic directors: David Brick, Andrew Simonet, Amy Smith. 1170 South Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19146 T: (215) 545-9195 F: (267) 687-6630 info[at]headlong.com
Rennie Harris Puremovement Artistic director: Lorenzo Rennie Harris. 1500 Market Street 12th Floor, East Tower Philadelphia, PA 19102 Info[at]rhpm.org
Ballet Memphis Artistic direction: Dorothy Gunther Pugh. Choreographer: Repertory Company. Memphis. Ballet Memphis is recognized for its close ties to the region’s rich musical and literary heritage. It has been heralded for its innovations as a ballet company committed to creating and commissioning relevant work, nurturing young choreographers, and expanding the roles of dancers within the company and the community.
Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth Artistic director: Kerry Kreiman. P.O. Box 11652 Fort Worth, 76110 T: (817) 922-0944 cdfw[at]cdfw.org
deborah hay dance company Choreographer: Deborah Hay. 1703 Alta Vista Avenue, Austin, TX 78704 T: (512) 560-6725 deborahhay[at]aol.com
Farrell Dyde Dance Theatre Choreographer: Farrell Dyde. 815 Stuart Street Suite 4 Houston, Texas 77006 T: 713-524-8529 FarrellDyde[at]aol.com
Repertory Dance Theatre
Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company Artistic director: Joan Woodbury. 138 West 300 South Salt Lake City, UT 84101 T: 801/297-4241 F: 801/297-4235 info[at]ririewoodbury.com
Stephen Brown dance
Company Danzante Artistic direction: Arturo Garcia and Katherine Horrigan. Choreographer: Arturo Garcia, Katherine Horrigan, Kyoko Ruch, mixed repertory. Fairfax. companydanzante[at]gmail.com
Danzante is a professional repertory dance company based in Northern Virginia that presents contemporary dance by seasoned and emerging choreographers.
Ground Zero Dance Company Choreographers: Pam England, Rob Petres. info[at]groundzerodance.org
Kathy Harty Gray Dance Theatre Artistic director: Kathy Gray. PO Box 3291, Alexandria, VA 22301 T: 703-413-3811
Pat Graney Company Choreographer: Pat Graney. 925 E. Thomas Ste. B Seattle, WA, 98102 T: 206-329-3705 staff[at]patgraney.org
Stephanie Skura Dance Choreographer: Stephanie Skura. Auburn stephskura[at]mac.com
Li Chiao-Ping Dance Choreographer: Li Chiao-Ping. 5973 Purcell Road Oregon, WI 53575 T: 608.835.6590 F: 608.835.6592 mgr[at]lichiaopingdance.org
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