Places to see dance of all types.
(Note: expanded listings are COCA member organizations.)
Journey into Africa with the African Caribbean Dance Theatre (ACDT). ACDT has for the past eighteen years wowed audiences with its pulsating and energizing performances at inaugural events, festivals, concerts, weddings and other special occasions throughout the Southeast. With its year-round program services, along with the presentation of the annual Florida African Dance Festival, ACDT is paving the pathway for the preservation of African dance and drumming for future generations
Cabarisqué is a burlesque flavored variety show with retro styling and modern flair. Shows are mostly PG-13. Most of the entertainers are women, from the belly-dancers to straight-up burlesque dancers. Our concept uses cabaret, particularly burlesque, to challenge stereotypes around gender, sexuality, body size, and conformity.
CEYEB is the pre-professional youth ballet company housed at Performing Arts Center of Tallahassee. Two full-scale productions are produced each year including the annual "Christmas in Narnia" held at the historic Quincy Music Theatre and a spring ballet. With the mission to train, inspire and nurture young dancers towards personal and artistic excellence while bringing the art of classical and contemporary ballet to Tallahassee and the surrounding areas, performances are sure to not be missed!
FAMU Office of Communications
The Florida A&M University Lyceum Series has been a part of the FAMU tradition since the University’s early beginnings. Throughout the history of the series, FAMU has enriched campus life and shared with the community the artists, performers and lecturers of the day. Enhancing FAMU students’ exposure to culture is essential to the selection of performers. The campus is also committed to exposing the Tallahassee community to a variety of cultural experiences through the series.
Florida State University
As one of the top dance programs in the nation, FSU Dance is known for its prestigious, award-winning resident faculty and staff, exciting guest artists, teachers and choreographers, and extraordinary dance and performance technology facilities.
Florida State University
850-644-7670, box office 850-644-6500
Seven Days of Opening Nights is a performing-arts festival that takes place each February and spotlights Florida State University's commitment to the arts — music, theatre, dance, visual art, film and literature. The 2011 festival marked Seven Days’ return to Ruby Diamond Concert Hall, which has undergone a mammoth $35-million renovation to become one of the finest concert halls in the Southeast. The festival also uses other on-campus venues – such as the Nancy Smith Fichter Dance Theatre, Opperman Music Hall, Museum of Fine Art and Student Life Cinema – as well as off-campus venues, including Tallahassee Community College’s Turner Auditorium, Florida A&M University’s Lee Hall, Pebble Hill Plantation and the Tallahassee Museum.
Showdancetell is a newly formed modern dance company in Tallahassee, Florida. We are excited to join the dance community and look forward to sharing our work! Showdancetell will focus on how modern dance can blend with many other styles. The company will have their debut concert in August 2011. We are currently seeking dancers for our first show.
850-224-6917, box office 850-644-6500
A diverse repertoire of classical and contemporary works. Each year, the Tallahassee Ballet presents two full-length productions that feature the richness of our local talents, as well as exquisite performances from professional guest artists, plus a traditional production of the holiday classic, The Nutcracker, in December with full orchestra. Also offers community classes for ages eight and up, weekday afternoons, weekday evenings, and Saturdays. Intermediate/advanced ballet, elementary and advanced pointe, and pilates.
A professional ballet company dedicated to the expansion and enrichment of cultural life regionally, throughout the state of Florida, and beyond. World Ballet's vision is to bring a new level of excellence to ballet and dance through education and creativity, elevating and setting new standards, and inspiring a lasting love and appreciation for dance through artistic excellence.