2:00 p.m. October 23
Explore secrets hidden behind everyday snapshots and family photos as Center Dance Ensemble performs Within the Picture Frame, choreographed by artistic director Frances Smith Cohen. It’s one of three dance works being performed for the first time during the “Masquerades” program that opens Center Dance Ensemble’s 2016-17 season at Herberger Theater Center, 222 East Monroe Street.
Other works being performed for the first time include 10, choreographed by Diane McNeal Hunt, and Plume, choreographed by Nicole Olson, who was recently named best dancer for New Times’ Best of Phoenix 2016. “Masquerades” also features Cohen’s Return of Dracula, lest you’re worried you won’t get a big enough Halloween fix this season, and performance by guest artists from Scottsdale Community College’s Instinct Dancecorps.
See “Masquerades” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 20. The show continues through Sunday, October 23. Tickets, which cost $28 for adults, are available through www.herbergertheater.org or 602-252-8497.
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