Discover the Power and Passion of Dance!

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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  • 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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