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Ten Tiny Dances

Ellen is presenting a new duet with Jenny Milani at CONDER/dance's DECA: Tiny Dances at the Garden

Thursday, April 4 | 6pm & 8pm

The Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix

1125 North 3rd Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85003

Twilight Fringe

Ellen is presenting a new duet with Jenny Milani at Third Space Dance Project's Twilight Fringe Festival

Saturday, March 30 | 6pm Bar Social Hour, 7pm Performance

Cambria Hotel Downtown Phoenix - Rooftop

222 E Portland St, Phoenix, AZ 85004

POP-UP CLASS (Adv. Contemporary)

Ellen is teaching an advanced-level contemporary class as part of Third Space Dance Project's Professional Workshops Series

Saturday, March 16 | 2-3:30pm | $5-$20 (sliding scale)

Invictus Dance Project

6309 N 7th St, Phoenix, AZ 85014


Art D'Core Gala

Ellen is performing Sam Arrow's "The Sky is Falling/Picking Up the Pieces" at ArtLink's 11th Annual Art D'Core Gala

Saturday, March 16 | 7:30pm

Phoenix Art Museum

1625 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

In the Round

Ellen is presenting her latest solo work, "Carnival", at Steven Redondo's In The Round

Thursday, February 22 | 7pm

The Trunk Space

1124 N 3rd St Ac, Phoenix, AZ 85004

a rose for you: Love, Loss and Other Bullshit

(Presented by Methods of Madness Dance Theater)

Ellen performs in the evening's length work choreographed by Halley Willcox

Friday, February 10 | 7pm

Saturday, February 11 | 2pm & 7pm

The Kax at Herberger Theater Center 

222 E Monroe St, Phoenix, AZ 85004

nueWORK (Showcase Presented by [nueBOX])

Ellen/DEPTH Dance presents an excerpt of "Pluri-" 

Saturday, September 2nd, 2023  |  TBA

Phoenix Center for the Arts

1202 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004

PLURI- (Full-length premiere)

Ellen/DEPTH Dance premieres the full-length versison of their newest work, "Pluri-", as nueBOX's Studio/LAB Resident Artist.

Thursday, June 8th, 2023  |  7-8pm


1614 W Roosevelt St, Ste. #200, Phoenix, AZ 85007

PLURI- (Work-In-Progress; Informal Showing)

As nueBOX's selected Artist in Residence for this season's Studio/LAB Residency, Ellen/DEPTH Dance is hosting an informal showing of their continued work, "Pluri-"

Friday, April 14th, 2023  |  8:30-9:30pm


1614 W Roosevelt St, Ste. #200, Phoenix, AZ 85007

PLURI- (excerpt premiere)

Ellen/DEPTH Dance premieres an excerpt of "Pluri-" as part of

Twilight Fringe, hosted by Third Space Dance Project

Saturday, March 25th, 2023  |  6-7pm Cocktails; 7pm Showcase

Mesa Arts Center (exterior) - Brown Sculpture Courtyard

1 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85201

PULLING OUT THE PASSION: Free Movement Workshop

Ellen is teaching an open-level, donation-based free movement workshop (with a touch of contemporary floor work) in PHX!

Saturday, Dec 3rd | 10:30am - 12:30pm


1614 W Roosevelt St #200, Phoenix, AZ 85007

Suggested donation: $10


Ellen is auditioning dancers in the PHX area for her company season, courtesy of Third Space Dance Project's joint audition.

Saturday, Nov 12th | 3pm-5pm

Z Room Tempe

1835 E University Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281

Free and open to all

Guest Artist Class - Studio 34

Ellen teaches a guest artist contemporary floorwork class in Chattanooga, TN; open-level! 

Sunday, Jan 30th  |  2pm - 3:30pm


3214 Brainerd Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37411

Suggested donation: $15

Choreographic Residency - ECU

Ellen teaches master classes and sets work on senior dancers in a week-long residency

Aug. 24th - Aug. 30th 

East Carolina University

"Caught" Premiere

Oct. 23rd & 24th  |  7pm


Wright Theater, ECU

Emotion and Soul: A Short Film Festival

Ellen screens her dance film, 'Fates' as an invited artist to this festival

August 7th  |  8pm

Diddy's Soul Food

32 Lafayette Ave, Suffern, NY 20901

Tickets: $10

***Awarded $500 for 1st place Audience Favorite***

FOUR-O-SCOPE: an informal showing

Ellen is co-hosting an informal showing and sharing a new work-in-progress alongside three other choreographers!

Friday, Aug 6th | Doors 7pm, show 7:30pm

FREE RSVP! (Suggested donation)

Bring an essential item upon entry to support the Astoria Food Pantry

QCA Headquarters LIC:  5-11 47th Ave, Queens NY 11101


Showing at Suzanne Dellal Theater

Ellen shares a new work-in-progress in a showing alongside three other choreographers

Friday, Feb 7th | 11am

Suzanne Dellal Center for Dance and Theater

Yehieli St 5, Tel Aviv, Israel 6514946


CIRCLE RETURN: A Tri-Split-Bill by Soluq Dance Theater


Saturday, Nov 23  |  7:30pm

Sunday, Nov 24  |  6pm

Center of Performance Research

361 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211

Refraction (A Dance Film)

In collaboration with Cinematographer Brian J. Hollars, DEPTH presents our newest film, Refraction, to premiere Nov 15th! 

Director & Cinematographer: Brian J. Hollars

Choreographer & Concept: Ellen Sickenberger

Producer: Pete Chiaramonte

Dancers: Erke Roosen and Ellen Sickenberger

Colorist: Jeff Spott

Editor: James Crawford

Camera Assistant: Andrew Bult


Artistic Director Ellen Sickenberger is looking for one-two new dancers for a split bill performance in November. 

Auditions will take place in workshop-form on three dates:

Wed, Sept 25  ||  11am-1pm

Thurs, Oct 3  ||  11am-12:30pm

Sun, Oct 6  ||   4pm-6pm

My Body, My Home: a Fundraiser for the ACLU

Depth Dance presents "The Last Bite" at Spacejunk Dance's event to raise awareness about abortion laws

Saturday, Aug 17  |  5-8pm (performances and raffles)

The Alchemical Studios

104 W 14th St, NY, NY 10011

The Last Bite (premiere)

Depth Dance presents a sequel to 'Leftovers' as part of BCDF

Saturday, Aug 10  |  7:30pm

The Huntington Theater

4606, 264 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115​

These Tunnels Breathe (premiere)

DEPTH presents a new work as part of Six Degrees of Separation: Becoming by Cecly Placenti

Sat, Jul 27  |  8pm

Sun, Jul 28  |  2:30pm

The Mark O'Donnell Theater at the Actors Fund Arts Center

160 Schermerhorn St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Shallow Water (excerpt) 

Depth Dance presents as part of Summer Fest

Wednesday, July 24  |  7:30pm

Triskelion Arts

106 Calyer St, Brooklyn, NY 11222

C3 Choreo. Contest (CORE) by Jessica Chen 

DEPTH DANCE performs as a finalist for C3!

Saturday, June 29th  |  8pm

Alvin Ailey, 6th Floor

405 W 55th St, New York, NY 10019


Depth Dance presents as part of MIXTAPE

Friday, June 14th | 8pm

Southwest Arts Center

915 New Hope Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30331


Ellen performs for Susie McHugh & Dancers in IDACO

Thursday, May 23rd  |  7:30pm

The SHEEN Center

18 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012

Shallow Water (excerpt) 

Depth Dance presents as part of CREST

Thursday, May 9th | 8pm

Teatro LATEA

107 Suffolk St, New York, NY 

Fates  Dance Film Screening

Austin Dance Film Festival

Friday, April 5th | 8pm

Austin Ventures Studio Theater

Ballet Austin, 501 W 3rd St, Austin, TX 78701

**Awarded Audience Favorite**

Master Class with Ellen Sickenberger 

Friday, April 5th | 10:30am-12pm

Café Dance

3307 Hancock Dr B, Austin, TX 78731

Classes with Ellen Sickenberger 

Tuesday, March 26th | 4-5:30pm

Friday, March 29th | 3-5pm

Jonah Bokaer Arts Foundation

304 Boerum St, Brooklyn, NY 11206

Suggested Donation $5


"Fates" Screening


Saturday, Feb 23 | 7pm

Gallim Dance

520 Clinton Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238

Shallow Water 

Depth Dance premieres a 40-minute piece at Triskelion's Commissioned Split Bill Series 2018

Friday, Dec 14  |  7:30pm

Sunday, Dec 16  |  7:30pm

$18 in advance, $22 at the door

Triskelion Arts

106 Calyer St, Brooklyn, NY 11222


Dance film premiere as part of Hollye Bynum's mouthfull.

Saturday, Nov 3  |  7:30pm

Center of Performance Research

361 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211


TRIal: A Showing of Three Dances in Process

Depth Dance presents 25 minutes of new material alongside choreographers Danielle Kipnis and Alexandra Rose

Wednesday, Aug 1  |  7pm

$10 suggested donation at the door


361 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211



Ellen performs an evening's length work for Nadine Bommer

Saturday, Jun 2 | 7pm

Gibney Dance - Studio Theatre Y


Stacked Matter

Depth Dance presents in PMT's Seasonal Showcase

Sunday, May 6th | 7pm (only)

Manhattan Movement & Arts Center

248 W 60th St. NY, NY 10023


Stacked Matter

Depth Dance presents in "Lets Talk About Love" Conference

Friday, March 30 | 8pm

Triskelion Arts

106 Calyer St, Brooklyn, NY 11222



Teaching free open improv/contemporary class

Made possible by Hollye Bynum || Of Bones

Saturday, Feb 24 | 10am-12pm

Center of Performance Research (CPR)

361 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn NY 11211


For Which It Stands

Performing in an evening-lenth with Smashworks Dance 

Friday, Feb 2 | 8pm

Saturday, Feb 3 | 8pm

Center of Performance Research

361 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211



Performing with Nadine Bommer Dance Company 

Saturday, Jan 27 | 10:45am

Kimmel Center

300 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102


Leftovers (excerpt)

Depth Dance performs in Collaborations in Dance Festival

Friday, Nov 3  |  8pm

Sunday, Nov 5  |  8pm

Triskelion Arts Theater

106 Calyer St, Brooklyn, NY 11222


Leftovers (excerpt)

Depth Dance performs in Mouthfull.

Saturday, Oct 21  |  8pm

Center of Performance Research

361 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211


Leftovers (excerpt)

Depth Dance/Ellen Sickenberger presents in APEX

Sunday, Aug 27th  |  7:30pm

Salvatore Capezio Theater

126 E 13th St. NY, NY 10003


Depth Dance presents: Leftovers

World premiere by Ellen Sickenberger/Depth Dance

as part of the Moving Beauty Series

Saturday, Jun 10  |  2pm (matinee)

Hudson Guild Theater

441 W 26 St. New York, NY 10001










ARIZONA: THANK YOU SO MUCH to those who joined us for the first ever Kinetica Movement Program in your state!!


AZ Kinetica Program: The renowned movement method of Kinetica, created by Israeli choreographer Nadine Bommer, led by company member Ellen Sickenberger; March 1 - March 29, 2024.


Kinetica enhances movement and performance quality, while providing movers with unforgettable experiences through their physical being. Inspired by nature and the movement of the sea, Kinetica is unique and personal to each individual.


Check back in March 2025 for the 2nd annual AZ Kinetica Program!

Photo by Cheyn Roux
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