Performing Arts Archive

OceanDance 2006

Free: Sat, Dec. 30; 8 pm and Sun, Dec. 31; 9:30 pm Hollywood Beach; Free

“New Year’s Eve. Grand stage on beach. Dazzling dance extravaganza. Sky filled with stars. Warm sand. Perfect weather. That’s what celebrants found at OceanDance.” – Jana Soeldner Danger, The Miami Herald



Sat, Dec. 9, 2006; 8 pm

“It was one of those rare pieces that I wanted to see again, to look for the concept behind the extraordinary moves.” Barbara Leverone, Sarasota Herald Tribune

Tickets: $18-$23

Master Class, Sat, Dec. 9; 11 am – 12:30 pm


Deeply Rooted Dance Theater

Sat, Nov. 4, 2006; 8 pm
Individual: $25 Buy or call TheatreMania at 866-811-4111
Student/Senior: $22 Buy or call TheatreMania at 866-811-4111
Members: $20 (Members must call TheatreMania to receive member discount.)

“[Deeply Rooted] deserves to be spoken about in the same breath as Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and the Joffrey Ballet.yet with a profile very much its own.spiritual fervor, physical prowess, and sheer, unalloyed joy in movement.” Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times

Artist Lecture and Demonstration, Fri, Nov. 3; 7 pm (Free)
Master Class, Sat, Nov. 4; 11 am – 12:30 pm


Up On Stage: A Preview of the 06/07 Florida Dance Season

Sat, Oct. 21, 2006; 8 pm
Individual: $15 Buy or call TheatreMania at 866-811-4111
Member: $12 (Members must call TheatreMania to receive member discount.)

The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood will kick off its performing arts season with Up On Stage: A Preview of the 06/07 Florida Dance Season. Audiences will experience performances by some of Florida’s most talented, professional dance companies.


One-Night Jams

This hot series of concerts will showcase renowned jazz, blues and world-music performers in an intimate nightclub-like setting.

Yuko Shirota with Kenji Matsuura, “Be-Bob” Grabowski, and Kenny Millions

Fri, June 2, 2006, 8:30 pm Buy

Charles Greene Trio

Fri, June 16, 2006, 8:30 pm Buy

Albert Castiglia and Graham Drout

Fri, June 30, 2006, 8:30 pm Buy

J.P. Soars & Gypsy Blue

Fri, July 14, 2006, 8:30 pm Buy


Elisa Monte Dance

Fri, March 31, 8 pm Buy
Sat., April 1, 2006; 8 pm Buy
Master Class, Sat., April 1, 2006; 11 am

Over two decades ago, Elisa Monte caught the world’s attention with a piece called “Threading” and her own ambitious powerhouse of a company. Today, the acclaimed Elisa Monte Dance has performed in more than 40 countries and is widely recognized for its highly athletic and sensual style and its technical and physical acuity.

“Physically intense and sensual…echoes classic styles without ever losing sight of the modern…” – New York Magazine


Giovanni Luquini Performance Troupe

Fri, March 17, 2006; 8 pmBuy
Sat, March 18, 2006; 8 pm Buy
Master Class, Sat, March 18, 2006; 11 am

“His solo…revealed Mr. Luquini to be an extremely lithe dancer who twisted and turned as if revolving around a spiritual axis deep inside him.” – The New York Times

Brazilian-born director and choreographer Giovanni Luquini’s work blends urban themes and interpersonal struggles with rich movement.


Dance Now! Ensemble

Fri, Feb 10, 2006; 8 pm Buy
Sat, Feb 11, 2006; 8 pm Buy
Master Class, Sat, Feb 11, 2006; 11 am

Flowing musicality and visual flair are the hallmarks of this critically acclaimed dance troupe. Voted “best experimental dance company” by the Miami Sun Post, the company performs imaginative explorations of movement to edgy, eclectic soundtracks.

“Dance Now! Ensemble’s performance…showed this local modern troupe had reached a new level of choreographic and artistic maturity…” – The Herald Broward


Koresh Dance Company

Fri, Jan 27, 2006; 8 pm Buy
Sat, Jan 28, 2006; 8 pm Buy
Master Class, Sat, Jan 28, 2006; 11 am

Renowned for their powerful stage presence and energy, Philadelphia’s Koresh Dance Company is hailed as an extraordinary newcomer to the national scene.