Spector Dance presents
Spector Dance's Choreographers' Showcase is coming to the Forest Theater for TWO PERFORMANCES ONLY October 7 & 8, 2023!

“Our showcase now brings performances to the community that focuses on the power of dance to inform, promote dialogue, and be a galvanizing vehicle for positive change.” — Director and Founder, Fran Spector-Atkins
Saturday and Sunday, October 7 & 8, 2023, 2PM 
Outdoor Forest Theater, Carmel

SpectorDance is proud to present the Choreographers' Showcase at the Outdoor Forest Theater in Carmel-by-the-Sea on Friday and Saturday, October 7 and 8.  Since 1997, the showcase has presented over 450 dance makers from all over the globe. It offers central coast audiences an opportunity to see original, cutting-edge dance right here in our local community. 
The Choreographers' Showcase is a celebration of the diversity and vitality of dances created NOW! 
For their Forest Theatre debut SpectorDance announces the newest iteration of this exciting event: “Dance that Makes a Difference”. 
Please join us to see new works created by 
Tsiambwon Akuchu – Long Beach, CA
Danah Bella – Baltimore, MD
Deborah Brockus – Los Angeles, CA
Ramya Harishankar – Orange County, CA
Tracy Kofford – Santa Barbara, CA
Stephanie Mizrahi – Los Angeles, CA
Ryan Ruiz – Glendale, CA
Charlotte Katherine Smith – Los Angeles, CA
Meredith Ventura – Santa Barbara, CA
Margaret Wingrove – San Jose, CA
Allen Xing – Baltimore, MD
Fran Spector Atkins – Carmel, CA
Go to for more information  
Sign up now for a Modern Dance Class with Guest Artist Allen Xing on Sunday, October 8 from 11:30am to 1pm
Ticket Prices
One Adult $25
Two Adults $40
Senior over 65/child under 12/military $15
Family Pass 10 tickets for $150
Fran Spector Atkins
Artistic Director and Founder of SpectorDance


Venue Information 

 To make your theater going experience more pleasant, we encourage you to arrive early and to please bear in mind the following:
  • This Wednesday performance at the Outdoor Forest Theater begins at 8:00 PM, with seating beginning ninety minutes prior to show time. Parking is limited, and there is no reserve seating, so dress warmly and arrive early!
  • You are allowed to bring food and drink (including alcohol) into the venue to be enjoyed from your seats; Concessions will also be on sale.
  • Only licensed service animals are allowed into the venue. Please have your printed license ready to show box office personnel.
  • For patron convenience, a passenger drop off area is in the main parking lot. Guests, picnic supplies, blankets and cushions can be dropped off prior to parking your car.
  • Parking is recommended on Mountain View, and on Junipero Street (a 10 minute walk down Mountain View).
  • There are no refunds once tickets are purchased. Tickets may be exchanged for alternate performances (subject to availability) by contacting the Box Office, at least 24 hours prior to the original performance date. With the exception of Flexpass holders, ticket exchanges will incur a per ticket fee of $3.00.
  • While PacRep is taking measures to enhance the safety of our visitors, performers, and employees, an inherent risk of exposure to and infection with COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present, and a visit to the Forest Theater may still pose a risk to your safety. By visiting the Forest Theater, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19. PacRep reserves the right to ask any patron to leave the premises.


From Highway 1:
Take the Ocean Avenue exit, and continue past the first stop sign for two blocks.
Turn left onto Santa Rita Street and continue one block to the bottom of the hill.
The entrance gate is to the left, at the intersection of Santa Rita & Mountain View
From Downtown Carmel:
Proceed up Ocean Ave. to the intersection of Ocean, Junipero St., and Mountain View Ave.
Veer right onto Mountain View, and continue for 3 blocks. 
You will see the Forest Theater gate to the left, at the intersection of Santa Rita & Mountain View

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