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2016-2017 Season Reperatoire
Fanciful Danciful
Xclaim's ninth season premiere finds muse in the wacky whimsical and wise words of Dr. Seuss.
In collaboration with the artists of Iron City Aerial, the company serves up fresh works in cirque-style intricately intertwined with our signature jazz fusion choreography! Don't miss this unique and diverse performance...a thrill to delight audiences of all ages! Choreography by Artistic Director Mariah Layne French & veteran Dancer / Choreographers: Caroline Bramlage, J. Shannon Filmore, Chelsea Miles, Mary Negley & Laura Schoessler. Featuring ICA Co-Directors Jenly Deiter and Xclaim Alum / Cirque de Soleil Acrobat Kelsey Keller!

Artists of Xclaim & special guest choreographers come together to create an emotive and uplifting collection of new work. Spirituals touches on history and turmoil while dancing a soulful narrative about overcoming hardship and injustice. A timely new favorite. Choreography by Xclaim Artistic Director Mariah Layne French, company veterans J.Shannon Filmore & Kevin Bailey, special guest choreographers Daryse Osborne and Frederick Ocansey, beautifully woven together with live song by Diane Ransom.

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

2016-2017 Season Schedule

Transformation - Artists in Residence Performance
Charisma Centre for the Arts Annual Recital
Free and Open to the Public
Saturday May 6th, 2pm/5pm
4099 Karl Rd. Door B
Columbus, OH 43224

March 24rd - 26th 2017
Columbus Dance Theater
592 E. Main Street
Friday 8pm / Saturday 4pm & 8pm / Sunday 4pm
Tickets $20
Students/Seniors $15
Children 10 & Under $10

Neighborhood Pride Showcase 2016
Talent Search Students Performance
December 21st 2016
King Arts Complex
Admission is Free

Fanciful Danciful
November 18th, 19th, 20th 2016
Columbus Dance Theater
592 E. Main Street
Tickets $20
Students/Seniors $15
Children 10 & Under $10

Mentorship and Masterclass Series
(for selected Neighborhood Pride Talent Search Students)
Saturdays October- December 2016
King Arts Complex

Block Party Dance Project
Season Preview & Bake Sale
August 27, 2016 10:00-3:00
Performance 12:30pm
Genoa 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 8 (resuming September 12)
6:30 pm / $10 Drop-in
4099 Karl Rd. 43224
Door E (Studio 2)

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