October 2013 Dance Performances in Central Florida

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October 3, 2013 by Nicole

watch-dance-590Want to watch live dancing? Try one of these performances.

ME Dance: Dia de los Muertos
ME Dance will perform at the 4th Annual Dia de los Muertos & Monster Factory event and exhibit at CityArts Factory on the October 17 opening night event. The opening night is a block party event featuring live music, performance art, dancers from ME Dance, artists, Dia de los Muertos procession, face painters and food vendors.

October 17, 6pm
CityArts Factory
29 S Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32801
$5 donation requested
More information

Orlando Ballet: Tribute
The Orlando Ballet begins their season with a look back on their “most memorable productions” from the past 5 years. They invite you to “journey through celebrated fan favorites and pas de deux from Robert Hill.”

October 18 & 19, 8pm
October 20, 2pm
Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre
401 W. Livingston St., Orlando, FL  32801

Orlando Ballet: Snow White
“The classic fairy tale brought to life through dance”, this one is part of the Orlando Ballet’s family series – abbreviated ballets the entire family can enjoy with approximately hour long performances. Think of it as a starter ballet for young children or a quick burst of culture for anyone else with a short attention span.

October 19, 11am
Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre
401 W. Livingston St., Orlando, FL  32801

Pioneers in Dance: Ted Shawn
The Center for Contemporary Dance will host a free learning program designed to celebrate a pioneer of modern and contemporary dance. The program includes a lecture and dialogue about Shawn’s legacy, led by dance educator Nikki Peña, the Artistic Director for Coby Project, one of several resident dance companies supported by The Center for Contemporary Dance. The program also includes a presentation of Shawn’s filmed works and a Shawn-inspired dance performance from Coby Project.

October 20, 3pm
The Center for Contemporary Dance
3580 Aloma Avenue #7, Winter Park, FL  32792
Cost: Free and open to the public; reservations required.
Reservations: Call (407) 695-8366 or reserve tickets online.

What are you seeing this month? Have I missed something? Let me know & I’ll be happy to include it!

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