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Our Mission

Our Mission is to engage, enrich, and educate the community through original and collaborative cutting-edge dance theatre and quality dance instruction for people of all ages.

Next up for CDT

anne: Diary in Dance

at the Lincoln Theatre

Friday, May 29 through Sunday, May 31

Based on the diary of Anne Frank CDT Artistic Director Tim Veach will choreograph the world premiere of anne: diary in dance as the culmination of CDT’s 17th Anniversary Season, Passion and Compassion. “I will explore the story and life of Anne Frank, and the incredible strength of the human spirit in the face destruction and evil,”says Veach. Veach will collaborate with Carpe Diem String Quartet member Charles Wetherbee who will compose an original score for the production. “Chas and I collaborated on our production of Cleopatra two years ago and the results were amazing,”offers Veach. “Charles Wetherbee is not only one of the finest violinists to be found anywhere, but he has a uniquely creative voice as a composer.”  The production will feature the Company joined by some 100 children from the School of Columbus Dance Theatre. Carpe Diem String Quartet will perform Wetherbee’s original score live at all performances.

Tickets for anne: diary in dance are only available through Ticketmaster at the following links

05/29 8pm         http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/05004E6491191A2C

05/30 3pm         http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/05004E64911B1A2F

05/30 8pm         http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/05004E6491201A39

05/31 3pm         http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/05004E64911E1A36

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The Company

Columbus Dance Theatre is a nationally recognized contemporary ballet company with a significant performance history.  

The School

The CDT School is a professional training school affiliated with CDT nationally recognized professional Company.

Columbus Dance Theatre is a contemporary ballet company, school, and arts presenter. Founded in 1998, CDT presents its 17th annual season in its home theatre, the Fisher Theatre, and at various venues throughout metro-Columbus and nationally.   CDT is a nationally recognized arts organization with a significant history of community involvement through its professional company, school, and its new role as a leading sponsor of independent artists in Central Ohio.  Columbus Dance Theatre has partnered with multiple arts and community organizations  including:  Opera Columbus, The Columbus Symphony Orchestra, The Carpe Diem String Quartet, Thurber House, The Lancaster Festival, Children’s Dance Workshop of Florida, WOSU-Television, Mid-Ohio Food Bank, Second Harvest, and First Community Church. Dozens of artists of national and international caliber will participate in CDT’s season. Columbus Dance Theatre unites the Columbus arts community in a season of dance that both entertains and encourages social understanding.