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Kanopy Dance Company 2019-20 Season Power and Passion

Welcome to Kanopy Dance Company’s new season! It includes five distinct weekends of modern dance that showcase the art, artistry and inspiration of Martha Graham; our storytelling collaboration with Are We Delicious?; the treasured holiday tradition Winter Fantasia; a stunning regional premiere about love for Valentine’s Day; and the burgeoning talent of our young company, Kanopy 2.

In every concert you’ll be treated to the work of exceptional international, regional and local choreographers; a premiere roster of guest artists; and Kanopy’s own professional dancers performing inspired and inspiring works. We hope to see you at Overture Center this year!  

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New this year, Kanopy Dance is offering season subscriptions with reserved seating in Promenade Hall at Overture Center. Now when you make your ticket purchases in advance for three, four or five concerts, you also quality for terrific subscriber benefits!

Be sure to subscribe to Kanopy Dance’s upcoming season by September 3!

The only way to process your subscription is online — which makes it quick and easy!

(Single Tickets Onsale September 3)



Register for Kanopy Academy Classes– Fall classes begin Sept 9, 2019

Join Kanopy Academy of Dance and Explore the Language of Movement with Class Offerings for all Ages and Skill Levels

Whether you are new to dance, or a seasoned dancer… we have classes for you! Modern contemporary, Ballet, Choreography and more…..ages 3-adult – beginner through Professional. Get strong, get healthy, get creative!










Register for Classes & Programs for Fall Term 1 and School Year 2019-2020. 

Kanopy Dance Academy nurtures creativity, artistry and technical excellence. Classes are offered in creative dance for children; modern contemporary dance, ballet, repertory, improvisation, and choreography for ages 3-70+, beginner-professional. Weekday, eves and weekend classes.  Advanced dancers aged 15-26 inquire about Kanopy’s pre-professional trainee program and performance troupe: Kanopy2.


School Year:
Sept 9, 2019-May 17, 2020.

Classes begin Sept 9. Classes remain open until filled. Registration is ongoing through the year. It is recommended to register for the entire school year. If that is not possible, students may register per term.

Term 1: Sept 9-Nov 2
Term 2: Nov 4- Jan 25
Term 3: Jan 27-Mar 21
Term 4: Mar 23-May 16

All School Showcase Performance:
Sunday May 17, 2020, 1-5pm, Overture Center for the Arts

Level 1: ages 3-4, Beginning: Creative Modern/Ballet.
Level 1: ages 5-6, Beginning: Creative Modern/Ballet.
Level 2: ages 6-8,  Beginning/Cont: Creative Modern/Ballet.
Level 3: ages 8+, Advanced Beginning: Modern, Ballet, Choreography, Improvisation.
Level 4: ages 11+, Intermediate: Modern, Ballet, Pointe, Choreography, Improvisation.
Level 5: ages 12+, Advanced Intermediate: Modern, Ballet, Pointe, Choreography, Improvisation.
Level 6: ages 14+, Advanced: Modern, Ballet, Pointe, Choreography, Improvisation.

Adult Students: Beginning through Advanced classes in Modern and Ballet. Register for School Year, per term, class card, or drop in.

Kanopy Company 2: is a pre professional company and training program for advanced dancers ages 15-26 including intensive training, rehearsing, performing and choreography. Ask to audition/by permission.

Adult Ensemble: is a choreography and performance group. Adult students of mixed levels and ages develop their technique in their modern and ballet classes, while developing skills in choreography and performance Ensemble class.

Register for classes:
http://kanopydance.org/school-year/ Questions? E-mail us at  [email protected] or call the studio at  608 255-2211. We are located downtown on State Street near Overture Center: 341 State Street, Madison, WI 53703 


Kanopy Dance at Art Fair on the Square

Enjoy Beautiful Madison… ART FAIR ON THE SQUARE… and dance!

Sunday July 14, 2019


Kanopy Dance & Friends: Kanopy Dance Company, Kanopy Company 2, Sadira Dance, and Heidi Hakseth & Dancers.

Across from The Children’s Museum at the Capitol. NORTH HAMILTON/Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. Performing Arts Stage

Join Kanopy Dance performing dances by local and regional choreographers, including their own choreography. Sadira Dance and Heidi Hakseth & Dancers will also perform. Free.

Join us for a Preview workshop showing

Please Join Us for
A Special Preseason Treat:
A Sneak Preview of our blockbuster opening production
“Martha Graham: Power and Passion”
Featuring a New Work by our Guest Choreographer, 
 Lone Kjaer Larsen, Program Director, Martha Graham School of Dance, NYC


Saturday, July 13, 2019 3-4PM
 Kanopy Dance Company Studios,
 341 State Street


Lone Kjaer Larsen, former Dancer with the Martha Graham Dance Company and currently head faculty and Program Director of the Martha Graham School in New York City, is currently completing a one- week residency at Kanopy Dance, teaching a Master Workshop in the Graham technique and repertory and creating a New Work to be premiered at Kanopy’s 2019/20 season opener, Martha Graham: Power and Passion, October 18-20  at the Overture Center for the Arts.

The informal Sneak Preview on Saturday, July 13, will be a behind the scenes look at Ms. Larsen’s premiere and her choreographic process and offer a demonstration of the rigorous Graham techniques students have been mastering during the workshop.

There will also be an opportunity to meet Ms.Larsen and learn more about Martha Graham and the continuing legacy and innovation inspired by this groundbreaking art form.