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The 55th Season

A moving legacy rooted in the African-American experience since 1968.

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Marking 55 Uninterrupted Years of Entertaining Audiences Across the Globe

Established in 1968, Dayton Contemporary Dance Company brings phenomenal artistry to the stage, the classroom and the community. In the 2023-24 Season, the bar is set higher as new works continue to be created and uplift Black choreographic Voices and restoring historic modern dance works. This year, DCDC exemplifies the legacy set forth by Jeraldyne Blunden and continues to root itself in the Dayton community. 

Season & Series

Telling the stories of our time 

As the foremost African American performing arts institution in Dayton, OH, our performances are designed to resonate with people from all walks of life.

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The Future of Dance
and Arts Education

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.

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Stamp Campaign Update

Thanks to your incredible support, DCDC has successfully gathered an impressive 14,339 letters advocating for a stamp honoring Jeraldyne Blunden. On July 5, 2023, we proudly sent these heartfelt letters to the esteemed Stamp Advisory Committee. Regrettably, we have recently learned that we were not chosen as a stamp candidate in this particular round. However, our determination remains unwavering, and we will continue working tirelessly towards our goal in the future. We sincerely appreciate each and every one of your signatures, which has brought us closer to making Jeraldyne's legacy known to the world through a commemorative stamp.


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