Core Dance

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For more than four decades, Core Dance has embraced the human form, the creative process and the artist working within it. An award-winning contemporary dance organization with global impact, Core Dance creates, performs, and produces compelling original art that empowers communities to see the self in others. In 1980, Core Dance was co-founded in Houston, Texas by dancer and choreographer Sue Schroeder and her sister, Kathy Russell.  Five years later, the organization added Atlanta, Georgia as a second home base. Amplifying the context for art making that is relevant, Core Dance makes Art to illuminate, Art to educate, Art to question and is internationally recognized for its artistically driven research practices, the authenticity of its Art, its socially relevant creations and its work as an artistic incubator and convener.

Monday February 5, 2024 07:00 PM EST
Core Dance Cost: Free
Core Dance announces its Spring 2024 Video Installation programming featuring three films by Deanna Sirlin and Nuno Veiga for its REEL Art Film Series: 3 Scherzi 4 Strata as well as the 10th Anniversary edition of enCore Dance on Film. Installations can be viewed at 133 Sycamore St. Decatur, GA 30... [click here for more]

Friday January 5, 2024 07:00 PM EST
Core Dance Cost: $10
On January 5-6, 2024, playwrights, actors, and crew will come together for an exhilarating 24 hours to write, rehearse, and perform brand new plays based on a Bake-Off theme and a list of “ingredients.”

Join Essential Theatre on January 6 to see what they create!

The showcase starts at 7 p.m. on J... [click here for more]

Friday December 1, 2023 06:00 PM EST
Core Dance Cost: Free
This film which inspired our inside:out series features Sue Schroeder and Adam Larsen’s direction, as well as the collaborative performance of Nicki Morath, Rose Shields, Scott Wheet. inside:out also features the work of composer Mario Diaz de Leon and videographer Simon Gentry.  inside:out featur... [click here for more]

Thursday November 16, 2023 06:30 PM EST
Core Dance Cost: Free
Join us on Thursday, November 16, to witness our resident artists, Natalia Chylińska and Katarzyna Pastuszak, in their performance, “Anatomies.”

“Anatomies” will be presented at our studios in Decatur, and will be followed by a discussion with the artists. Light refreshments will be provided.

In... [click here for more]

Friday October 13, 2023 07:00 PM EDT
Core Dance Cost: Free
“Together” is a collaboration between composer Judd Greenstein, Music ensemble, Filmmaker Adam Larsen, and choreographer Sue Schroeder. Crafted during the pandemic with a majority of the components recorded in isolation, both the score and visuals explore the ideas of togetherness/separateness and w... [click here for more]

Friday September 1, 2023 12:00 AM EDT
Core Dance Cost: Free
Sue Schroeder and Christian Meyer as longtime collaborators have created body of water, a film offering for inside:out 2023. Filmed in 50℉ water temperature in Stößensee, Berlin, the lake provided the location to explore the myriad ways that water can connect with and inform our human nature. In B... [click here for more]

Friday May 5, 2023 06:00 PM EDT
Core Dance Cost: Free
Drop in for light bites, a beverage and one or more films by Valerie Massadian (France), Michael Eckblad (USA), Lori Teague (USA), Amador Artiga (Czech Republic/Spain), Loren McFalls (USA). Hosted by Core Dance and the Decatur Arts Festival’s Art Walk Cinema was once a place to move in and out of ... [click here for more]
133 Sycamore St
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 373-4154
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