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AS220 Modern Movements Dance Festival 2018

AS220 Modern Movements Dance Festival 2018

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AS220 presents the third annual Modern Movements Dance Festival, celebrating modern dance in Rhode Island. With performances on April 13th, 14th, 15th, 20th, and 21st, a gallery exhibit opening on April 13th, and a slew of workshops over two weeks, this cutting-edge festival features a diverse bill of over a dozen emerging and established dance artists and companies.

 


Friday, April 13th at 5:30 PM: I Am Movement gallery opening (FREE!)

Work that you will see are representations of what movement means to them on a wholistic and personal level through different art mediums. The overall purpose of this event is to have the community be involved and conscientious about what their movement means to them and how they communicate their movement to the rest of the world. Come along and be part of this communal and eye opening experience! "Iterating Self," a performance by Alyssa Coffin and Jessika Davis at will occur midway through the opening around 6:00 pm. 

Artists: Alyssa Coffin, Benjamin Lundberg Torres Sanchez, Dilenia Rodriguez, Elaine Martin, Lara Henderson, Monica Castell, Sarina Mitchel 

Curators: Farah Figuereo and Milo Macphail 

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Friday, April 13 and Saturday, April 14th at 7:30 PM: Bill Evans 78! ($20)

An American dance icon celebrates his birthday with several good dancing friends! Besides Evans, featured performers are Kristina Berger (internally-celebrated modern dancer), Amy Burns and Melody Gamba (principal artists in Rhode Island’s Fusionworks Dance Company), Don Halquist (32-veteran of the Evans Company) and Greg Woodsbie (accomplished composer/musician). 

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Sunday, April 15th at 2 PM: Dance Works in Process (FREE!)


Friday, April 20th at 8:30 PM: Mixed Bill Performance - Night 1 ($15)

Arien Wilkerson
Andy Russ
Farah Figuereo featuring Anjel Newmann, Amado Kareem Linsey, and AS220 Youth
Gisela Creus & Danielle Davidson
Freedom Dances
Orlando Hernandez
Providance Project
Ellen Oliver

 


Saturday, April 21st at 7:30 PM: Mixed Bill Performance - Night 2 ($15)

Andy Russ
Farah Figueroa featuring Anjel Newman, Amado Kareem Linsey, and AS220 Youth
Gisela Creus & Danielle Davidson
Orlando Hernandez
Providance Project
Ellen Oliver

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