Center Dance Arts is a dynamic community of patrons who share a passion for dance. Its members play a vital role in providing resources and strategic focus for The Music Center’s world-class dance performances, extensive educational outreach and community dance experiences.
Dance-focused programs at The Music Center include student matinees in our theaters and in schools, master classes, workshops, artist residencies in classrooms, educational dance talks, student and family festivals, special education, professional development for teachers, resources for dancers and local dance companies, and free participatory dance events.
Center Dance Arts (CDA) member benefits include concierge ticketing, “Meet the Artists” receptions with visiting companies, salons in private homes with dance leaders and luminaries, invited rehearsals and student matinees, volunteer opportunities, informal meetups, and a chance to experience the world’s finest dance and cultural engagements through one-of-a-kind CDA trips.
ENRICH the cultural life of Los Angeles by uplifting dance arts and making experiences accessible for all.
LEARN about dance in fun social settings with special access to acclaimed dancers, choreographers and dance luminaries.
MAKE HISTORY by commissioning new works and providing resources to bring world-renowned dance companies to Los Angeles.
INSPIRE thousands of children every year through virtual and in-person student performances, dance integrated lesson-plans and master classes.
Center Dance Arts Mission
The mission of Center Dance Arts is to inspire and engage dance enthusiasts and audiences encompassing the breadth of culture and community in Los Angeles, and to elevate and advance our city as a vibrant hub of high-quality international, national and local dance. Through its membership community, Center Dance Arts provides resources and strategic focus to support The Music Center programming of world-renowned dance while also providing platforms and visibility for exceptional Los Angeles-based dance.