WE DIDN'T SEE A COMPANY WITH DANCERS WHO LOOKED LIKE US.
SO WE CREATED ONE.
Revolution Dance Theatre is a ballet company creating professional theatre and dance opportunities for African Americans.
Thank you for an incredible season!
8 African American artists employed, 7 Concert experiences, 5 in school residencies and a host of revolutionary ways to engage with our community including a Children's Book, new music, podcasts, curated class experiences and so much more...it's been a great season!
To say we are a group of underdogs would be an understatement. Staffed largely by 2 black men, with limited resources but fueled only by a desire to see equitable change - it was your support that allowed Revolution Dance Theatre to be a success.
Thank you and we can't wait to return next season!
Revolution Dance Theatre is a ballet company creating professional theatre and dance opportunities for African Americans. Intent on inclusion, our concerts and classes challenge traditional perceptions of ballet, but more importantly, we're challenging traditional perceptions around blackness.
Entering just our third professional performance season, what we lack in legacy we make up for in impact. RDT is the only African American dance company in residence at Cincinnati's Aronoff Center for the Arts, is responsible for the regions only professional African American Nutcracker experience "Hot Chocolate", and was the first ballet company in Cincinnati to hire a black woman in 16 years.
Despite our successes, RDT is funded at less than 2% of predominately white institutions in our region. You can join the Revolution and help us expand our impact by purchasing a ticket, attending a concert, or making a tax-deductible donation today.
Revolution Dance Theatre is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Funded at a fraction of the level of the predominately white institutions in our regions, we rely heavily on the contributions of people just like you to carry out our work.
In addition to your financial support we have other opportunities to engage & get involved!
As we prepare for next season, stay connected with us, so you can be the first to know about all the exciting things we have coming up!