October 15 & 16, 8:00 pm
"Menagerie" (postponed from 2020)
Our return to the theater in this 90-minute concert introduces the full range of the animal kingdom with dances from the sublime to the ridiculous: playful otters, industrious ants, flowing fish, waltzing penguins, and many more. Join us for this celebration of life in its infinite variety! Great fun for children. Check out the froggie flyer!
Cubberley Theatre, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto
Together with alumnae and guest artists, NCDE has produced its first-ever dance videos with original music commissioned from composer Mike Coffin. Walls and Windows is a set of three videos exploring the limits and possibilities of our sheltered-in-place world:
Postponed to 2022
"Our House Is on Fire": Emma's Revolution with DanceVisions
For the fifth collaboration between folk duo Emma's Revolution and Laura Zweig's multigenerational dance group, NCDE has been commissioned to choreograph and appear in the title work. Natasha Carlitz and dancers Gabriella Bruno and Crystal Valdez have collaborated to create a modern/hip-hop dance for social justice. Originally scheduled for March 2020, this performance has been postponed to 2022 because of coronavirus-related public health orders.
Cubberley Theatre, Palo Alto