2015-2016 Season

2015-2016 was a great Season filled with community performances, collaborations, and enjoyable concerts in unique venues!

Sunset Tea in the Garden

Thursday, June 4
Columbus Park of Roses

Fresh air & dance on a Spring evening! As the sun sets, dancers will emerge to lead you on a journey through the rose garden. Relax and take in choreography performed by the Columbus Modern Dance Company and an end-of-session showing by our Children's Modern Dance class. This annual event is an audience favorite. Enjoy local art at our site-specific Springtime soiree!

Columbus Park of Roses: Map & Directions

Columbus Arts Festival

Sunday, June 14
FlyColumbus.com Dance stage

Join us on Sunday during this fun festival weekend for highlights of CoMo's repertoire!

Thank you to the performance sponsors: CD102.5 The Alternative Station, Donatos, George Barrett, David Clifton, Tom Katzenmeyer and Tom Szykowny!

Summer Fridays at the Statehouse

Friday, June 26
Ohio Statehouse Lawn

CoMo will perform a Katherine Dunham-style piece A Gathering of Women: "Work-Anxiety-Release" by Jackie Stokes. This FREE lunchtime event is part of OhioDance's presentation of International Dance at the Statehouse.

Guest Performance: New Vision Dance Co's "Perennial Motion"

Friday, July 17 (8pm) and Saturday, July 18 (2pm)
The Garden Theater

CoMo is happy to support New Vision Dance Co. for their performance Perennial Motion at The Garden Theater. CoMo will be performing "Death Made Six" by choreographer & Company ballet instructor, Adam Lanter.


Sunday, August 16, 2015
Scioto Audubon Metro Park

Lounge on a grassy lawn while enjoying a summer afternoon with CoMo Dance Company. Take in the fresh air amid natural scenery, and feast your eyes on this delightful modern dance performance.

Columbus Invitational Arts Competition

Saturday, August 22 at 7-9pm

CoMo will return to this annual event in support of the Columbus Arts Community!

Kräftiger Tanz

Sunday, November 8, 2015
German Village Society Meeting Haus, Fest Hall (588 South Third Street)

Wander into German Village on a crisp Fall afternoon, and join CoMo Dance Company for Kräftiger Tanz. The German Village Meeting Haus's Fest Hall will come alive with a matinee concert of dynamic modern dance. New works "Warrior Song" by Ellen Vierse of St. Louis's Common Thread Dance Co. and "The World Will Shimmer" by Dustin Crumbaugh of St. Louis's Big Muddy Dance Co. will be featured at this event.

Parking: Audience may park at historic St. Mary's Church (map)

Lunch Reception
Following the show, join us at 3:15pm at Schmidt's Banquet Haus for a German lunch buffet (map). $16 per person.

Deadline to purchase the reception is Friday, Nov. 6. This private buffet is not all-you-can-eat. Tax and Gratuity are included. See the menu below!

Schmidt’s Traditional German Buffet

  • Schmidt’s own fresh Pork Bratwurst
  • Famous Smoked Bahama Mama
  • Baked Chicken
  • German Potato Salad
  • Hot Sauerkraut with Pork
  • Green Beans with bacon, or California mixed veggie
  • Chunky Applesauce
  • Fresh Garden Salad
  • Rolls & Butter
  • Coffee, Tea and Iced Tea

Christmas at Franklin Park Conservatory

Wednesday, December 30, 2015
11am, 2pm
Franklin Park Conservatory

Columbus Modern (CoMo) Dance Company brings a Christmas-themed dance performance to Franklin Park Conservatory guests. The conservatory is beautiful at Christmastime! Don't miss this festive celebration just before the new year.

Ten Tiny Dances

February 26 at 8pm, February 27 at 3pm & 8pm
1187 N High St, Columbus, Ohio 43201

Ten Tiny Dances is a performance series dedicated to fostering inventive dance/performance art and providing an accessible performance experience for a diverse audience all on a 4 by 4 foot stage.

CoMo will perform a new work by director Laura Puscas in this intimate concert presented by Columbus Moving Company. Enjoy this Columbus dance community collaboration as CoMo Dance Company performs alongside Columbus Moving Company, Seven Dance Company, New Vision Dance Company, Sarah Levitt, Core Poetry, Kaustavi & Hixon Dance .

Evolve. Explore. Extend.

March 20, 2016
Abbey Theatre of Dublin

CoMo Dance Company presents our 3rd Anniversary Gala performance under the lights of Dublin's Abbey Theater. This performance will celebrate the conclusion of our 2015-2016 Season!

Join CoMo Dance for an afternoon showcasing work by local and national choreographers. Dublin’s Abbey Theater will come alive
with athletic, entertaining modern dance. New works by Company dancers Aly Massof, Tori Chu, and director Laura Puscas will premiere alongside audience-favorite choreography by Dustin Crumbaugh and Ellen Vierse of St. Louis, MO.