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History of OceanDance

Now in its 10th year, OceanDance continues with a free New Year’s dance performance on Hollywood Beach. Come and join us, arrive early, and don’t forget to bring your beach chair, as this annual event cannot be missed.

OceanDance featured in Southern Living Magazine

Past Performing Company (or Companies)

April 17, 1999 – Dance Theatre of Harlem (NY), Ballet Flamenco La Rosa (Miami, FL), Maximum Dance (Miami, FL), Miami City Ballet’s Iliana Lopez and Franklin Gamero (Miami, FL)

May 27 and 28, 2000 – Mikhail Baryshnikov and his White Oak Dance Project (NY)

Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, 2001 – River North Chicago Dance Company (Chicago, IL) (Performed Nov. 30, 2001), Ballet Florida (Performed Dec. 1, 2001)

Dec. 6 and 7, 2002 – Dance Kaleidoscope (Indianapolis, IN)

Dec. 31, 2003 and Jan. 1, 2004 – Ballet Concierto de Puerto Rico (San Juan, PR)

Dec. 31, 2004 and Jan. 1, 2005 – Koresh Dance Company (Philadelphia, PA)

Dec. 30 and 31, 2005 – Urban Ballet Theatre (NY)

Dec. 30 and 31, 2006 – Philadanco (Philadelphia, PA)

Dec. 30 and 31, 2007 – Wylliams/Henry Danse Theatre (Kansas City, MO)

Dec. 30 and 31, 2008 – Abakua Afro-Latin Dance Company (NY)

Funding Acknowledgements

Funding Logos: State of Florida, Broward County, City of Hollywood

The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization supported in part by its members, admissions, private entities, the City of Hollywood, the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council; the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture; and the Kresge Foundation. We welcome donations from all members of the community who wish to support our work.