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Founded in 1968 and rooted in the African-American experience, the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company is a culturally diverse contemporary dance company committed to reaching the broadest audience through exceptional performance and arts-integrated education. DCDC is ranked in the top 20 African-American arts and cultural organizations in the country and is the future of Dance and Arts Education.

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DCDC thrives in large part due to generous supporters. From universities and businesses to families and individuals, our more than 50-year history has been made possible by generosity. Help share our message to support our performance and education programs.

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Dayton Contemporary Dance Company Receives $150,000 Grant

Dayton Contemporary Dance Company (DCDC) announced that they have been approved to receive an American Rescue Plan grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to help the arts and cultural sector recover from the pandemic.

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Best of Dayton: Who Remain the Champs

Best of Dayton is back for 2021, and the champions in the returning contests are looking to repeat…Best Dance Group 3rd Place: Dayton Contemporary Dance Company.

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Dayton Contemporary Dance Company reveals plans for $771,000 grant

Arguably the most prominent Dayton-area arts group has landed a significant grant that will help it move forward… All initiatives are expected to be implemented within the next three to five years.

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Dayton Magazine's Special Edition - 2021 Dayton NonProfit of the Year Awards: Performing Arts - Dayton Contemporary Dance Company.

After a tough 2020, it’s never been more apparent that nonprofits throughout the Miami Valley work tirelessly to do good in the region…Thousands of people voted in this online competition for their favorites in 120 categories.

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DCDC Remains Strong, exciting and has it all

The Dayton Contemporary Dance Company is Dayton’s national and international ambassador…DCDC has it all!

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Press Releases


Dayton Contemporary Dance Company elects new Board Chair: Jacqueline Gamblin

Ms. Gamblin will add her astute business sense and love of the arts to oversee Dayton Contemporary Dance Company’s board and to assist the executive leadership to achieve the company’s priorities for a five-year strategic plan beginning in 2021.

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Dayton Contemporary Dance Company to perform FREE concert at Levitt Pavilion

DCDC is back with a LIVE performance!...We love Dayton and have missed performing live for you!

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Dayton Contemporary Dance Company receives Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Transformational Change Grant

Three years in the making, the grant comes at the perfect time…We are grateful to IABD, NFF and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for this transformational gift and continued commitment to black dance.

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Media Kit 2022-2023

View our Media Kit (PDF) for a concise resource of the current season.

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