The Great Give 2018

May 1 @ 8am & May 2 @ 8pm


Welcome! Meet ECDC.

WHO ARE WE?  We are a contemporary dance company who performs, teaches, produces and collaborates. ECDC is the only professional contemporary dance company in New Haven with a 501c3 status (all donations are tax-deductible). We serve our community through public performances of live dance in traditional and non-traditional performance spaces; offerings of adult and youth education; performances of original choreography; professional development opportunities; and community engagement performance projects. MORE ON ECDC HERE.

WE love what we do. What WE do matters.

Help ECDC achieve our goal of $5,000

ECDC is trying for prizes. Please consider donating during these times!

May 1st (8am-9am) - EARLY BIRD PRIZE
($1,000 awarded to the 5 organizations with the greatest number of donors in the 1st hour!)

May 2nd (6am-8am) - SEIZE THE DAY PRIZE
($1,000 awarded to the organization with the greatest number of gifts from unique donors)



Adult classes

Boys/Girls in Motion

If You Knew You Then

TINY SHORTS (a dance festival)


People in Motion

The See Yourself Project  (30 sec)

On9 in 30 sec

City Wide Open Studios/The Goffe Street Armory

Exact Change in 30 secs


Cross Walking


We need YOU for our upcoming premiere!

ECDC Event Sponsorship:

"If You Knew You Then"

In March and April 2017, ECDC will present the premiere of "If You Knew You Then" at LYRIC HALL.

WHY SPONSOR OUR PREMIERE? "If You Knew You Then" is an original ECDC production featuring 6 dancers in new choreography. ECDC’s audience is hip, active, involved, and interconnected. Sponsorship will provide visibility for your organization with ECDC’s audience, supporters and community. ECDC is a fixture in the New Haven community, and we have long standing relationships with many small and large businesses in and around the city.

Sponsorship Levels

FRIEND: acknowledgment in program (480 programs will be printed), logo and acknowledgment on website, hyperlinked logo and acknowledgment in newsletter and on ECDC Facebook page: $100.

FOLLOWER: All “friend”-level sponsorship benefits plus full-color half-page ad in program (5” x 3.75”). 480 programs will be printed: $200.

COLLABORATOR: All “follower”-level sponsorship benefits plus full-color full-page ad in program (5” x 8”). Digital banner. 480 programs will be printed: $300.

*Logo Images for Program Due to by Tuesday, February 28th, 2017. Images should be at least 300dpi.

Sponsorship payment due February 28th, 2017 by paypal (, or by check to ECDC, c/o the Grove 760 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT 06510.