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Dance the night away…in a different way

Celebrate the art of dance this holiday season with performances in Fairfield County


If you enjoy theater, give another type of theatrical performance a try: dance. Dance performances can let you in on a different culture, holiday joys or a new form of art. See the classic story of the Nutcracker come to life or embrace the dreams of young aspiring choreographers as they showcase their talents. This holiday season bring the whole family together for a performance you won't forget.

Stamford Center for the Arts

Support these talented and visionary students as their find their own creative voices and express their artistic vision through dance. The Young Choreographers Festival enhances young artist to grow as performers and appreciate and expand their understanding on what it means to be a choreographer.

November 11, 2 p.m.- Young Choreographers Festival

Stamford Center for the Arts
61 Atlantic St.
Stamford, CT 06901
(203) 325-4466

The Performing Arts Center-Purchase College

If you want to make your evening more of a trip, make your way out to Purchase College and see what shows they have to offer. Whether you loved the Mark Morris Dance Group so much the first time you wanted to view them again or if you didn’t make it to Fairfield for their first fall performance in the area, take your chance now. You may find you will want to see this group again and again!

November 17, 8 p.m.-Mark Morris Dance Group

The Performing Arts Center: Concert Hall
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY 10577
(914) 251-6200

Ridgefield Playhouse

Holiday celebrations are not complete without at least one viewing of the Nutcracker each year. Find this year’s performance in your own backyard at the Ridgefield Playhouse. With the close proximity to many Fairfield County towns, you can bring more than just your kids. Make this year’s viewing of the Nutcracker a whole family event and get yourself into the holiday spirit. Maybe you will even find new things to appreciate about this beloved holiday story!

December 8, 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.-December 9, 2 p.m.-The Nutcracker

Ridgefield Playhouse
80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 438-5795

Connecticut Ballet School

A second chance for a magical night filled with a classic holiday story performed by the Connecticut Ballet School. Your children will dazzle at the lively music and enchanting dancing as the sugar plum fairies and heart warming characters of the Nutracker come to life!

December 15-16, 2 p.m. and December 22-23, 2 p.m.- The Nutcracker

Palace Theater
Stamford Center for the Arts
61 Atlantic Street, Stamford

Stamford Office: (203) 964-1211
Hartford Office: (860) 293-1039

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