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dance performances
Tickets sell out quickly for these performances. Advance tickets are highly recommended and may be purchased online now by clicking on the "Buy Now" button below or in person at the SMC Theatre Arts Box Office (Theatre Arts Complex, SMC Main Campus; limited hours). A modest service charge applies please see fee schedule at the bottom of this webpage. For details, please call the SMC Events Box Office Department  at (310) 434-3005 or check our website (​).
Plan to arrive 20 minutes before curtain. No late seating!

Global Motion 
SMC World Dance Company
Raquel Ramirez and Sri Susilowati, Artistic Directors. Come experience the excitement and learn about other cultures through performances by SMC dancers showcasing world dance styles—including West African, Flamenco, Ballet, Asian, French Neoclassical, Mexican Folklórico, Salsa, and more! Please see for details.
Fri, May 15 | 7:30pm | $18/$15  
Sun, May 17 | 4 & 7:30pm | $18/$15  
The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center


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Synapse Dance Theater 
SMC Contemporary Dance Ensemble
Jae Lee and Mark Tomasic, Artistic Directors. Synapse Dance Theater—SMC’s contemporary dance ensemble for more than 40 years—showcases new works by guest and faculty artists, as well as student choreographers. Styles include Contemporary Ballet, Modern, Postmodern, and Jazz, as well as Hip Hop, Fusion, and more! See for details.
Sat, May 30 | 4 & 7:30pm | $18/$15  
Sun, May 31 | 7:30pm | $18/$15  
The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

Masters of Dance Series
You are invited to attend and participate in this exciting FREE series of lectures and master
classes presented by experts in the field of dance. Sponsored by the SMC Associates (
) and SMC Dance Department. For more information, please see or call  (310) 434-3467. Space is limited, so plan to arrive early. 
Seating is strictly on a first-arrival basis.
Monica Reid
Dance Seminar: 
How to Make Money with Your Dance Degree
Find out about real-world tactics to help you navigate your passion for dance and a career in the field of dance from an expert with more than 10 years of experience in the concert dance sector, including working for Dance/USA, the National Service Organization for Professional Dance, and the Alonzo King LINES Ballet in San Francisco; as well as coaching and offering career advisement to dancers, and working as a grant reader for the Dance division of the National Endowment for the Arts.
Thu, April 2 | 12:15pm | Free | Gym 104

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Eleanor McCoy
Modern Dance: Martha Graham Technique
Dancer/actress/choreographer—with dance trainings from Helen McGehee and Mary Hinkson for Martha Graham Technique; Thelma Hill, Talley Beatty, and Alvin Ailey for Lester Horton Technique; and Pearl Primus for African Dance Technique—will teach a Modern Dance class that explores Martha Graham Technique, as well as Graham’s style and philosophy of dance. Wear comfortable clothing.
Thu, April 30 | 10:15am | Free | Gym 104

Josie Walsh
Contemporary Ballet
Dancer/choreographer—currently Artistic Director/Choreographer of Ballet RED in Los Angeles, Artistic Director of the Joffrey Los Angeles and San Francisco Contemporary Ballet Programs, and chosen one of Los Angeles Times’ “Faces to Watch 2014”—will teach a Contemporary Ballet class exploring her unique, progressive approach to ballet, rooted in a strong classical base, and fusing contemporary and modern principles in a way that connects dancers technically, while opening them up artistically through the ballet syllabus and beyond. Wear comfortable clothing.
Wed, May 20 | 12:30pm | Free | Gym 104



Come visit SMC dance classes on the main campus during our Dance Open House session, and find out about SMC’s Dance major and our amazing department programs! See for up-to-date information.
Wed-Fri, June 3-5 | Free
See​ for details  

Online Ticketing Fees: 

         There is a $1.00 per ticket service charge, a credit card fee of 3.5% and a Vendini ticketing fee .  Please see below fees that apply to online orders:
 Visa, MasterCard and American Express are accepted.
Ticket Price
EXAMPLE: Tickets purchased --
1 General Admission $9.99 x 3.5% credit card fee = $10.34 + $1.50 Vendini online ticketing fee + $1.00 service charge  = $12.84 Total ticket sale.
1 General Admission $10.00 x 3.5% credit card fee = $10.35 + $2.00 Vendini online ticketing fee + $1.00 service charge = $13.35 Total ticket sale.
1 General Admission $20.00 x 3.5% credit card = $20.70 + $2.50 Vendini online ticketing fee +$1.00 service charge = $24.20 Total ticket sale.
1 General Admission $30.00 x 3.5% credit card fee = $31.05 + $3.00 Vendini online ticketing fee + $1.00 service charge = $35.05 Total ticket sale.
1 General Admission $40.00 x 3.5% credit card fee = $41.40 + $3.50 Vendini online ticketing fee + $1.00 service charge = $45.90 Total ticket sale. 
$00.00 - $9.99 3.5% + $1.50
$10.00 - $19.99
3.5% + $2.00
$20.00 - $29.99
3.5% + $2.50
$30.00 - $39.99
3.5% + $3.00
 $40.00 - UP
3.5% + $3.50

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