Mutual Dance Theatre and
The Jefferson James Contemporary Dance Theater Series
Season 2021/2022

November 12 through June 18

Our inaugural season of Contemporary Dance Theater and MamLuft&Co. Dance’s union. Join us as Modern Dance returns to the Cincinnati stage.

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Mutual Dance Theatre premieres
Pulp and Variations in a Brainstorm

November 12-20, 2021

Mutual Arts Center HARTWELL

New works in a split bill in our immersive new studio theatre in Hartwell. Pulp by Rowan Salem and Variations in a Brainstorm by Hannah Williamson, both Mutual Dance Theatre resident artists.

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Seating is extremely limited. Don't miss this 360º experience!

Masterclass with Rowan Salem

Dancers are invited to take a special open class with choreographer Rowan Salem  |  SAT, NOV 13, '21

The Jefferson James Contemporary Dance Theater Series presents PHILADANCO!

January 21-22, 2022

Aronoff Center for the Arts Jarson-Kaplan Theater

“A brilliant mix of miracle of skill, energy and artistry,” “fascinating and thrilling,” and “virtuoso physicality”: PHILADANCO! preserves African American traditions in dance.

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Seats to this presentation are expected to go quickly — get your seats today.

Masterclass with PHILADANCO!

Dancers are invited to take a rare masterclass with a PHILADANCO! company member  |  SAT, JAN 22, '22

The Jefferson James Contemporary Dance Theater Series presents
Sidra Bell Dance New York

March 25-26, 2022

Aronoff Center for the Arts Jarson-Kaplan Theater

“Bell’s worlds are singular — …colliding with the worlds of Pina Bausch, fashion and Harlem’s ballrooms…brilliant and impressive and even hypnotically seductive…” —Eva Yaa Asantewaa of InfiniteBody

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Consider tickets to Sidra Bell Dance New York as tickets to a new world.

Masterclass with Sidra Bell

Community members of all ages (NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!!!) are invited to take a special workshop with Sidra Bell  |  SAT, MAR 26, '22

Mutual Dance Theatre in
MODERN MIX

June 17-18, 2022

Aronoff Center for the Arts Jarson-Kaplan Theater

The season-closer will be comprised with special guest choreographers Victor Lewis, Jr. (PHILADANCO!), and Sidra Bell, plus resident artists Steven P. Evans and Jasmine Snellen.

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The most varied and full performance of Modern Dance in Cincinnati this season.

Masterclass with Jasmine Snellen

Dancers are invited to take a special open class with choreographer Jasmine Snellen  |  SAT, JUN 18, '22

Important COVID policies

Performances can only continue if we can keep everyone safe!

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(not required for children)

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*Negative PCR test also acceptable if dated within 48 hours

Masks required

Over nose and mouth at all times

Mutual Dance Theatre: Pulp and Variations in a Brainstorm

NOV 12-20, '21

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The Jefferson James Contemporary Dance Theater Series presents

PHILADANCO!

JAN 21-22, '22

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The Jefferson James Contemporary Dance Theater Series presents

Sidra Bell Dance New York

MAR 25-26, '22

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Mutual Dance Theatre: Pulp and Variations in a Brainstorm

JUN 17-18, '22

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2021-2022 SPONSORS

Mutual Dance Theatre and Arts Centers’ work is supported in 2021-2022 in part by: individual donors, big and small; the National Endowment for the Arts; the generosity of more than 40,000 contributors to the ArtsWave Community Campaign; state tax dollars allocated by the Ohio Legislature to the Ohio Arts Council; and the Warrington Foundation. The presentation of a new work by BaKari Lindsay on PHILADANCO! was made possible by the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.