About the Center

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)