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March 12, 2020

DANCECleveland Announces 2020-21 Season Featuring Six Remarkable Dance Companies and the return of American Dance Festival in Cleveland

CLEVELAND (March 24, 2020) – DANCECleveland is proud to announce its 2020-2021 Performance Series, reflecting the artistic diversity of modern dance. The season will feature the fourth annual ADF in CLE summer dance festival in collaboration with the iconic American Dance Festival with two performances in July, the return of three audience favorites as well as several Cleveland premiers. The 2020-2021 season will highlight a varied vocabulary of dance movement styles ranging from modern and contemporary to ballet, tap and Afro-Caribbean infused movement!

The season at a glance:

ADF in CLE, Summer Dance Festival will include: a fun-filled festival of dance July 11- July 25

Caleb Teicher & Company and pianist, Conrad Tao, July 11, 7:30 p.m. Mimi Ohio Theatre,

Alonzo King LINES Ballet, July 25, 7:30 p.m., Mimi Ohio Theatre,

Community Dance Day, July 25, all day including 3 master classes, 8 Community dance classes including African Drum and Dance, Social dances, Zumba and many more and the return of the curated student dance showcase.

The main season at a glance:

BODYTRAFFIC, October 3 at 7:30 p.m. at The University of Akron’s E.J. Thomas Hall,

MOMIX, November 7 at 7:30 p.m. and November 8, at 3:00 p.m. at the Mimi Ohio Theatre,

Ronald K. Brown/Evidence, February 6, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. at the Mimi Ohio Theatre,

Pam Tanowitz Dance with pianist Simone Dinnerstein, April 24, 2021 at 7:30 at the Mimi Ohio Theatre.

Pam Young, Executive Director of DANCECleveland, reflects on the series; “It is especially thrilling to launch the last season that I will be curating for DANCECleveland with performances by some of the most remarkable dance makers currently working in the United States. It is also poignant that the very first Company I selected back in 2003 was Ronald K. Brown/Evidence and it is very special to be bringing them back in my final season.”

SUBSCRIPTIONS: Season subscriptions packages, starting at $149, are on sale March 14, 2020 at Call 216-991-9000 or visit to purchase season tickets or request a brochure. Single tickets will go on sale May 4, 2019. Discount group tickets for groups of five or more are also available.

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DANCECleveland, a Cleveland, Ohio based non-profit, is one of a handful of presenters in the nation that is dedicated solely to the presentation of modern and contemporary dance. The centerpiece of the organization’s programming is its annual performance series. The performances are surrounded by an array of educational outreach events including artist-run master classes, residency programs, student matinees, pre-performance lectures and post-performance Q&A sessions, designed both to break artistic boundaries and provide community access to the dance aesthetic and dance luminaries that DANCECleveland brings to Northeast Ohio.

DANCECleveland is generously funded by Cuyahoga County residents through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture.

The Ohio Arts Council helped fund DANCECleveland with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.



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