Discover the Power and Passion of Dance!

We are excited to begin our Season 2021-22 at the Overture Center this coming December!  We are carefully planning for our return to the stage– developing exciting, thought-provoking and uplifting dance in partnership with local, regional, and nationally recognized choreographers and dancers. Expect several performances summer 2021 at outdoor venues and virtually – for a sneak peek of the dance treats that lie ahead when we all gather at the Overture Center once again.


Past performances

  • October 18-20, 2019

    Experience the artistry of an American legend! Martha Graham was a truly revolutionary dancer and choreographer, and to celebrate her ongoing legacy, we are honored to host dancers from Graham 2, a company chosen from the most elite dancers at the Martha Graham School.
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  • December 13-15, 2019

    This beloved holiday celebration is back! As the snowflakes begin to swirl, and icicles dot the winter landscape, Kanopy presents two treasured December stories through dance: Once Upon a Winter’s Eve and The Norse Tree of Life (Yggdrasil).

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  • February 14-16 & 21-23, 2020

    Spend Valentine’s Day celebrating the love of Adam and Steve! In celebration of all queer and cis-gender relationships, Lin Manuel Miranda famously proclaimed “Love is love is love is love,” during a Tony acceptance speech for Hamilton. Now Kanopy Dance echoes that powerful and passionate declaration through dance.

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  • April 17-19, 2020

    In a landmark collaboration, Kanopy Dance will partner with Madison’s own daring page-to-stage theater company Are We Delicious? to create an evening of short plays, musicals, and movement pieces based around the mysterious French astrologer, physician and poet Nostradamus.

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  • May 9 & 10, 2020

    Witness the future of modern dance!Martha Graham’s combination of power and passion provide the inspiration for the next generation of modern dance, explored by Kanopy 2.

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