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After viewing a performance from Xclaim's opening season, The Columbus Dispatch called Xclaim’s work
"Big...bold...infectiously upbeat...spirited...strong choreography!" - Barbara Zuck
(Program Showcases Strong Choreography, Columbus Dispatch, Sunday October 26th, 2008)

Come witness Xclaim in Action!

In honor of Xclaim's eighth season, the company dives into dancing old works with fresh feet beginning with the Season Opener, 5-6-7-8! From African Inspired movement to Aerial Dance, and the Jazz Fusion Xclaim has become known for...The eclectic retrospective is a compilation featuring restaged crowd favorites from Season 1 and beyond with choreography by Artistic Director, Mariah Layne French and veteran dancer / choreographers: J. Shannon Filmore, Kelsey Keller and Laura Schoessler.

*This season is made possible through project support grants from:
The Greater Columbus Arts Council
The Ohio Arts Council
A matching grant through the Puffin Foundation
Along with generous contributions from Charisma Centre for the Arts and patrons like you.

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2015-2016 Season Schedule

Artist in Residence Masterclass Series
September- March, Classes 10-11:30 am
$15 / Pre Register, walk-ins welcome
Charisma Centre for the Arts
4099 Karl Rd. Door E
Columbus, OH 43224

September 26
Introduction to Aerial Hammock with Mary Negley
November 21
Step Dance with Kevin Bailey
January 23
Contemporary with Caroline Bramlage
March 5
Hip Hop with Quilan "Cue" Arnold

Neighborhood Pride Showcase 2015
Talent Search Students Performance
December 16th 2015
King Arts Complex
Admission is Free

Mentorship and Masterclass Series
(for selected Neighborhood Pride Talent Search Students)
Saturdays October- December 2015
King Arts Complex

Special Aerial Performance by Mary Negley
Worthington Christian Church
December 12th & 13th 6:00 pm
Admission is Free!

October 9-18
Columbus Dance Theater
592 E. Main Street
Tickets $20
Students/Seniors $15
Children 10 & Under $10

Block Party Dance Project
Workshop and Performance/Season Preview
August 29, 2015 10:00-3:00
Columbus Commons Metro Park
Made possible by:
Neighborhood Pride and Franklin County Children's Services

Open Company Class - hosted by Charisma Centre for the Arts
(suitable for adults, intermediate / advanced students & aspiring professionals)
Monday Evenings, May- August
6:30 pm
$10 Drop-in
4099 Karl Rd. 43224
Door E (Studio 2)

View our Archived Performance Schedules
2014-2015 Season
2013-2014 Season
2012-2013 Season
2011-2012 Season
2010-2011 Season
2009-2010 Season
2008-2009 Season

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