Open auditions for company members!
5:00pm 5:00pm

Open auditions for company members!

Open audition will consist of ballet, contemporary, and improvisation.

Leighton Dance Project - 717 E. Bidwell St. #5, Folsom, CA 95630

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Strong technical background
  • $20 audition fee (cash only)
  • PRE-REGISTER to reserve your spot! Email to register, or if you have questions
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to Mar 18

REdefined: March 17 & 18


“REdefined” celebrates CORE’s vibrant history by revitalizing past works while also illustrating the bright future of dance in our region. “REdefined” features Artistic Director Kelli Leighton’s acclaimed work, “After the Storm” (debut: 2011), as well brand new works by Ms. Leighton and renowned dance-artist Mia Michaels. Ms. Leighton’s work is recognized throughout the dance industry for her exceptional creative voice and athletic, contemporary movement style. Audience members of all ages should come prepared to “feel something”—whatever that may be!

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7:00pm 7:00pm

10th Anniversary Gala at Studio 817

[$60 for 1, $100 for 2]

Studio 817, Sacramento

Celebrate CORE's 10th Anniversary with us! Ticket price includes: Admission, Dinner, & One Beverage. Event features a live CORE performance, fabulous raffle prizes, live music, and dancing!

 Enjoy Studio 817's stylish and comfortable lounge space- featuring two separate, indoor spaces with roll-top doors onto an outdoor patio overlooking Sacramento's Memorial Auditorium and Historic Governor's Mansion. 

Semi-Formal, Cocktail Attire Suggested

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7:30pm 7:30pm


Violinist-looper and Sacramento's 2015 Artist of the Year Joe Kye join forces with CORE Contemporary Dance to present #SeedtoSprout, a new collaborative work about growth, community, and self-discovery. 

A benefit for the Mustard Seed School of Sacramento, a private school for homeless youth ages 3-15, the show will feature an original set from Joe Kye and his band as well as collaborations from renowned NorCal artists including projection artist and ARC professors Jiayi Young and Shih-Wen Young, neo-soul artist James Cavern, and CORE Contemporary Dance. Kye will also release his live album #SeedtoSprout at the event. 

Come out for mellifluous sounds, stunning visuals, and graceful movement--a fully immersive experience curated for your soul, all benefiting homeless youth in Sacramento.

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