Community Events

CENTRAL CITY DANCE : "Committed to the Community"

“Distinguished Service to the Arts Award 2011”  - recipient
“Canton Community Supporter Award 2006” – recipient

At Central City Dance, we not only prepare our students for recital, but also for life’s challenges.

By “giving back” to the community our students learn valuable skills such as self-esteem, confidence, and integrity, preparing them for any career path that they choose.  Our students perform for the:

Detroit Pistons
Students of Central City perform in front of sold-out crowds at the Palace of Auburn Hills where the Detroit Pistons won three world championship games!  Congratulations to our talented students

Relay For Life, American Cancer Society
We encourage our staff & students to “give back” to the community by participating in the American Cancer Society’s--Relay for Life.   Students have participated since 2001entertaining and collecting donations for the annual heart-felt event.

Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines
Students of Central City Dance proudly represent the community of Canton by performing internationally aboard Royal Caribbean cruise lines since 2003.

Chamber of Commerce, Annual Auction
We have been actively involved with the Canton Chamber of Commerce since 2002, providing entertainment for the annual auction while nurturing our future community leaders.

American Girl Doll Fashion Show
Young aspiring dancers, selected by a panel of judges, participate annually in the American Girl Doll Fashion Show, benefiting Children’s Hospital of Detroit.  The show is choreographed by our dedicated teaching staff.

Eastern Michigan University--Community Dance Day
Students have the opportunity to perform at Community Dance Day and attend master classes offered by the dance faculty at EMU.  Students may also audition for dance scholarships.

Canton’s Liberty Festival
Families of Central City Dance participate annually in Canton's Liberty Festival Parade.  Everyone is always welcome to join in on the fun.  Our Performance Teams present their dances at the Heritage Park stage while sharing their many talents & celebrating the arts.

Village Theater Events
Central City students perform at the Grand Opening Gala Performance of the Village Theater on September 11th, 2004 and perform at the Luxurious Village Theater for the 2005-2006 season premier of, “The Colors of Canton”.

Community Foundation
CCD students are honored to be guest performers at Canton Community Foundation's annual Christmas in the Village performance.

Central City Christmas Spectacular
Central City Dance Center is home to Canton's first, Broadway-style Christmas Show, The Central City Christmas Spectacular, presented each year at the Luxurious Village Theater at Cherry Hill. The show has become a holiday family tradition, bringing together friends, families and businesses within the community since 2004.

Donations and Gifts of Kindness
Central City Dance Center has been an ongoing contributor to many local organizations within the community.  We have supported organizations such as the:

  • Girl Scouts
  • High School Athletics department
  • Marching Band
  • Library events
  • Canton Elementary schools
  • Canton community sports day
  • Local churches and private schools
  • Canton Chamber of Commerce
  • American Cancer Society

If your business or organization is looking for talented dancers to perform at your next big event, please consider calling Central City Dance Center.  We’d be happy to provide entertainment for your guests or clientele.