Attend the CPCC Dance Theatre Student and Faculty Showcase for Free!

Please join us for the CPCC Dance Theatre Student and Faculty Showcase in Pease CPCC Dance Theatre performers on stageAuditorium. The program will feature newly choreographed pieces for ballet and modern dance. The dance concert with open with an upbeat and joyous ballet solo choreographed by Dance Faculty member, Tracie Foster Chan. The program will continue on with a modern dance piece choreographed by Dance Faculty member, Clay Daniel, set to music composed by Music Department Chair Craig Bove. The program will conclude with a reflective ballet, choreographed by Tracie Foster Chan.

All new works will be performed by CPCC Dance Majors, from our newly formed Associate of Arts concentration in Dance, and alumni that have learned and rehearsed these new works this semester. Come support and celebrate the hard work and success of our dancers this semester, and our last production to take place in Pease Auditorium!

Pease Auditorium
Friday, November 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 1 at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, December 2 at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets available at
Free for Central Piedmont students with a valid student ID.

Reflections and Ruminations: Dances of Past, Present, Future

Please join us for this year’s Fall CPCC Dance Theatre production! The show will open with jazz and modern pieces choreographed by dance faculty member Megan Payne. Then the show will conclude with scenes from Katharyn Horne’s, “Intimate Nutcracker.”
Pease Auditorium
December 9 & 10 at 7:30 p.m., December 11 at 2:30 p.m.
Tickets are $10. Buy tickets online or at the box office.


CPCC Dance Theatre to Present “Seeds of Change” April 25, 26 and 27

CPCC Dance Theatre will present “Seeds of Change” on April 25, 26 and 27 in Pease Auditorium on the CPCC Central Campus.
Celebrate the coming of spring with this concert series featuring choreography by CPCC dance faculty members Katharyn Horne, Melissa Pihos and Clay Daniel.
Featured performances include Pantheon, The Wives, Bohemian Suite, Slick and Rogue Time.
Tickets are $10 and $5 for students, faculty and staff and retirees with college ID and children, 10 and under.
Purchase online at or call the SunTrust Box Office at 704.330.6534.


CPCC Dance Theatre Students Recognized

CPCC's Dance Theatre

CPCC's Dance Theatre

CPCC Dance Theatre members Christina Thomas and Javier Gonzalez have been selected as this year’s recipients of the CPCC Dance Theatre Patrice Burnside Award.  This prestigious award is presented in honor of former CPCC Dance Theatre member Patrice Burnside.

Patrice was the department’s original Clara in “The Nutcracker” and went on to become a principal dancer with CPCC Dance Theatre, while also performing with North Carolina Dance Theatre and the New York Theatre. Sadly, Patrice was killed in a tragic automobile accident.  This award was created in her memory and celebrates excellence in dance.  This is the first time in four years the award has been presented and Christina and Javier are being recognized for their work with CPCC Dance Theatre as well as other companies in Charlotte.

Congratulations Christina and Javier!