Performance Repertoire

Annual Productions

Element Earth

Explore your relationship with your planet as well as with your fellow humans in this intense performance that uses the elements of Fire, Air, Water and Earth. Partial Proceeds benefit GreenPeace USA. Bi- annually in May/June.

Untold Stories

Emotions Dance explores stories of everyday life with a message of courage and hope. The performance engages audiences with stories about struggles to inspire dialogue and societal change. Bi- Annually in February.

The Shift

Emotions Dance teams up with Orlando’s best in modern, contemporary, and improvisation dance to bring audiences new, in-progress, and experimental works all under one roof. Q&A session with the Artistic Directors after the performance allowed audiences to gain insight into the creative process. Annually in September.

Orlando International Fringe Festival

Emotions Dance enjoys being part of this annual festival every year which is completely unjuried. Previous performances have included, “Untold Stories”, “Pandemonium”, “dis|CONNECTED”, and “Excerpts”. Annually in May.

Twist

Our audiences vote for their favorite songs and EDC puts a contemporary TWIST on the favorites. Previous performances have included, “Twist”, “Twist: The Love Edition”, “Twist: British Invasion”, and “Twist: Throwback Edition”. Bi- Annually in February.

Collaborative Performances

7 Deadly Sins- October 2009/ October 2014/October 2016

Emotions Dance collaborated with local artists, vendors, spoken word poets, musicians, body painters and food vendors to bring audiences a night of sin.

Muddle- February 2010

Emotions Dance collaborated with local musician, Damien Simon, to bring audiences a glimpse of the struggle between good and evil. Who prevails??

Poetry in Motion- October 2010 & February 2011

Emotions Dance wowed audiences with its collaborative performance combining spoken word, with original music and contemporary dance. Collaborating with local spoken word artists such as Tod Caviness, Curtis Meyer and J. Bradley and with originally composed music by local band, The Forefathers, this collaborative dance production moved audiences intensely.

Yow Dance Collaboration- September 2011

Emotions Dance teamed up with modern dance company Yow Dance and In Motion Dance project to bring audiences an all encompassing dance experience.

Other Performances

Rollins College Dance a Thon- October 2007

Emotions Dance participated in Rollins College dance-a-thon where over $20,000 was raised to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network

A Night With Emotions Dance- April 2008

Emotions Dance held an evening with Emotions as part of a talk-back series put on by The Center for Contemporary Dance. Here, audiences got a chance to preview new work and to talk with the Artistic Director and dancers about the creative process behind the work.

BE: love- February 2009

Emotions Dance brought audiences BE: love that spoke about all the different facets of love, and the ideas behind it.

Red Chair Affair/ National Dance Day

Emotions Dance participates in this kickoff to the arts season annual event. Alongside veterans such as Cirque du Soleil and the Orlando Ballet, Emotions Dance premieres new work each year. Past previews have included “Daughter and Sun” and “5th Avenue”

Artsfest/ Creative City Project

Each year, Emotions Dance brings new and exciting performances for this event, which allows audiences to experience the arts for FREE. Previous performances have included “Excerpts from BE:love” and”Poetry in Motion”.

BLUR- September 2012/June 2016

Emotions Dance explored the complexities of an advancing society and asked the question, “Are we really connected to one another”? Voted one of the top 3 best performances of 2012 by The Daily City.