DTC will present Wizard of Oz on Saturday, March 9, 2019.

Thank you to everyone who came out to audition for the show!

Production: Wizard of Oz

When: Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 2PM and 7PM

Location: TBD

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About Us

Dance Theatre of Columbia is a local non-profit, children’s dance production company located in Northeast Columbia. Bailey Fine Arts dance studio is home base for Dance Theatre of Columbia and has been since its beginning in 1992.

Every year Dance Theatre of Columbia presents a production to benefit a chosen children’s charity as its gift to the community. Artistic Director, Cari Kirkland, works with dancers of all ages to create, choreograph and execute magical performances to entertain audiences while benefiting local charities.

Through participation in DTC, dance students have the opportunity to:

~Express themselves through creative dance and movement outside of the typical dance studio regimen.
~Work together with other dancers towards common goals.
~Practice good physical fitness habits for life.
~Serve the community through charitable contributions.
~Promote the arts in the greater Columbia area.

On Saturday, March 3, 2018, under the direction of Cari Smith Kirkland, Dance Theatre of Columbia will perform “Red Riding Hood” at Keenan Auditorium. Proceeds from this seasons production with benefit St. Lawrence Place, a 30-home community where homeless families can find skills and shelter that foster independence and free them from the grip of poverty.

Dance Theatre of Columbia is recognized by the IRS and the South Carolina Office of Secretary of State as a 501 (c)(3) non-profitable charitable organization. All donations are tax-deductible, to the extent permitted by law.

Dance Theatre of Columbia Board of Directors

2018 season

Karen Lobitz, President
Cari Kirkland, Artistic Director
Laura Dean
Todd Weiss
Chevis Fogarty
Laurie Lumpkin
Tiffany Council
Dana Cicchinelli
Julie Felker
Stephanie DeFreese
Jennifer Heath
Alexandra Parks
Lauren Wells
Bill Kirkland