There's plenty of dance in store this season: a new production from our resident dance company stop/time dance theatre along with guest companies and special events. You won't want to miss any of it!

FEBRUARY 3, 2012 at 8:00 p.m.
World Rhythm band "ENTRAIN"

All Seats $25 -- BYOB and Bring Your Own Drums!


"Entrain" brings their eclectic mix of infectious upbeat world rhythms and melodic catchy songs back to Playhouse on Park, after the successful Blue Back Square performance this past June. Garnished with a "Boston Music Award" for Best Live Act, "Entrain" with its horn section and signature "tons of drums' sound, has been gaining fans of all ages all over the country. This performance will include a sneak peek of Entrain's brand new, "Drums for Peace", multi-media show in addition to the Entrain songs you already know and love. The audience will be invited to participate in a drum circle at the close of the show.

FEBRUARY 11, 2012 at 8:00 p.m.
The Amanda Carr Quintet "Songs from the American Songbook"

All Seats $25

Boston-based daughter of a big band vocalist and trumpeter. Amanda Carr is a multi-styled vocalist/pianist that began professionally in her teens in the rock and pop genre, but in recent years has focused on fresh interpretations of the Great American Songbook receiving critical acclaim as a jazz singer from a tough bevy of reviewers. For over three decades she's performed and recorded both in the U.S. and Italy. Twice a feature story by Nat Hentoff in The Wall Street Journal she's garnered global exposure as he hailed her, "...a true jazz singer in a time of wannabes". She's also featured in Hentoff's latest best-seller, "At the Jazz Band Ball: 60 Years on the Jazz Scene." Read More

APRIL 1, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00p.m.
Josh Hilberman’s “Tapping Fools”

Tickets:  Tier 1: $22.50, Tier 2: $20.00, Tier 3: $17.50
Seniors, Students and Let*s GO Arts members save $2

Josh Hilberman ("tap maverick-- Boston Globe) foolishly celebrates tap dance, joined by two international tap stars, the German duo Tap and Tray.  Together as Tap, Tray, and the Fool, and joined by long-time pianist Paul Arslanian, this afternoon concert celebrates tap dance in a variety of settings, from good old show-biz, to historical repertory, to new choreography in the 'modern' department, to an exciting collaboration with stop/time dance theater dancers.  Tap dancers can all come fool around together with the Shim Sham Shimmy at concert's end!

APRIL 21 - 29, 2012
Playhouse on Park's Dance Company in Residence

stop/time dance theater presents “Show Stoppers”

Tickets:  Tier 1: $22.50, Tier 2: $20.00, Tier 3: $17.50
Seniors, Students and Let*s GO Arts members save $2

Playhouse on Park’s dance company in residence has created a dance extravaganza filled with show stopping dance numbers from all of your favorite musicals. Directed and choreographed by Darlene Zoller – do not miss stop/time’s annual performance, it’s a crowd favorite and sells out quickly.    

Dance Resources:

Dance Umbrella Check out the Greater Hartford Dance Umbrella newsletter - August, 2011

- CT Dance Alliance website

Dance Boot Camp offered December 26 - 28, 2011