CONNetic Dance is a professional contemporary ballet company based out of Hartford, CT. The company, now in its fourth season, is comprised of a talented ensemble of diverse, exciting, and artistic professional dancers under the direction of Carolyn Paine. The organization works under the umbrella of the non-profit Artists in Real Time.
CONNetic Dance continually creates unique, athletic choreography executed by the technically crisp dancers. They are also known for their inventive and exciting lifts and partnering work. Performances by the company are always fun and audience pleasing. CONNetic Dance has performed throughout CT, NY and MA, and has a growing repertoire of athletic works. The company is also committed to dance education and has teamed with the school at West Hartford's Ballet Theatre Academy and their Give Kids a Chance Through Dance Charity.CONNetic Dance has performed throughout the region at Dance Festivals in Martha's Vineyard, New York City, and Boston, MA. In CT, they have performed at The Wadsworth Atheneum, The Kate in Old Saybrook, and at The Charter Oak Cultural Center as part of the annual Ted Hershey Dance Marathon.
CONNetic Dance is committed to their community and to changing the way people view dance in Hartford and beyond. Get to know us and come see us perform soon!
"Talented dancers take you on a visually stunning journey...You are going to LOVE CONNetic Dance!"-Hub Pages
"The troupe has gained a reputation for being innovative and different, as anyone who's attended their now annual production of "The Nutcracker Suite and Spicy" can attest."-The Hartford Advocate
"CONNetic are a company of ballet hipsters bringing a contemporary edge to classical dance."-CT Scenic