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Resident Modern Dance Company
at the
Herberger Theater Center

Director: Frances Smith Cohen

in Stage West at the Herberger Theater Center
222 E. Monroe St.,
Phoenix, Arizona

CDE Auditions

Center Dance Ensemble,
the resident modern dance company at the Herberger Theater Center,
will hold auditions for dancers for the 2015-16 season

on Saturday, August 8, from 1 to 3 p.m.
at Dance Theater West studio
3925 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix AZ


The company is seeking advanced ballet and/or modern dancers,both male and female.These are paid positions for the season; rehearsals start in late August.

To register for the audition class, and for more information, contact:
Frances Cohen, artistic director, 602-997-9027.

Snow Queen Auditions for Young Dancers

September 20, 2015 at Dance Theater West
Rehearsals begin September 27th

2015-2016 Season


New choreography by Artistic Director Frances Smith Cohen, Resident Choreographer Diane McNeal Hunt and Guest Choreographer Donald Dadey.
Featuring "Quilters," the story of women who pioneered the West.

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, Oct. 22, 23, 24, 2015, at 7:30 pm
Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Lunch Time Dance Theater Performances
Thursday and Friday, Oct. 22 and 23, 2015 at 12:10 pm

Frances Smith Cohen's Snow Queen

The 25th year of our popular holiday production that has become a "don't miss Valley tradition for the whole family." The classic story by Hans Christian Andersen set to music by Sergei Prokofiev.

Saturdays, Dec. 5, 12, 19, 2015 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
Sundays, Dec. 6, 13, 20, 2015 at 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm.

Lunch Time Dance Theater Performances
Fridays, Dec. 11 and 18, 2015, at 12:10 pm

Daughters of Eve

Choreography looking at facets of women: supportive, aggressive, nurturing, independent. Featuring "Beauty,"inspired by Beauty and the Beast.

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, March 3, 4, and 5, 2016, at 7:30 pm
Sunday, March 6, 2016, at 2:00 pm.

Lunch Time Dance Theater Performances
Thursday and Friday, March 3 and 4, 2016, at 12:10 pm

American Voices

Annual celebration of National Poetry Month with new choreography by CDE company members

Sunday, April 24, 2016 at 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm

Lunch Time Dance Theater Performances
Wednesday and Thursday, April 20 and 21, 2106, at 12:10 pm

Tickets are available at the Herberger Box Office

additional fees apply when ordering online.

Lunch Time Theater Performances
$6.00; bring or buy lunch

American Voices:

Order your tickets today: 602-252-8497 or Herberger Theater Center