CCM presents The Art of Motion Dec. 5-8, 2019. Photos by Dale Pickett/AirDale Photography.

CCMONSTAGE Dance’s production of The Art of Motion opens tonight, Dec. 5, and runs through Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, at Patricia Corbett Theater. Directed by CCM Professor of Dance Deirdre Carberry, the mixed-repertoire performance features new original works by CCM faculty and a classical ballet masterpiece. Tickets are available through the CCM Box Office.

Get your first look at the eclectic performance in the slideshow below.

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Act I features “Jardin Animé” from Le Corsaire restaged by Carberry with choreography by Marius Petipa. Next is Passengers, by CCM Dance Department Chair Shauna Steele, which is inspired by Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater and the artwork of Gustav Klimt. CCM Professor of Dance Michael Tevlin’s Remembrance, set to music by Erik Satie, is presented in memory of pianist David Ralphs, who provided musical accompaniment for CCM Dance for more than 30 years.

Act II opens with Amanita Virosa, an urban Alice in Wonderland tea party choreographed by Steele. The Art of Motion closes with En Tournée, choreographed by CCM Professor of Dance Jiang Qi and set to music by Shostakovich.

Performances will last approximately one hour and 30 minutes, including one intermission.

Performance Times

  • 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5
  • 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6
  • 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7
  • 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8


Patricia Corbett Theater, CCM Village
University of Cincinnati

Purchasing Tickets

Single ticket prices start at $29.50; student discounts, group rates and subscription packages also available.

Learn about additional ticket options for current CCM students.

Subscribe to CCM’s three-show CCMONSTAGE Dance Series subscription package for just $59.

Tickets and subscriptions can be purchased in person at the CCM Box Office, over the telephone at 513-556-4183 or online now through our e-box office.

Directions and Parking

CCM is located on the campus of the University of Cincinnati. Please visit for detailed driving directions to CCM Village.

Parking is available in UC’s CCM Garage (located at the base of Corry Boulevard off Jefferson Avenue) and additional garages throughout the UC campus. Please visit for more information on parking rates.

For detailed maps and directions, please visit

CCMONSTAGE Production Sponsor: Macy’s

Dance Department Supporter: The Corbett Endowment at CCM

A preeminent institution for the performing and media arts, the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) is the largest single source of performing arts presentations in the state of Ohio. All event dates and programs are subject to change. For a complete calendar of events, please visit us online at

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