may, 2023

This is a repeating event

06may3:30 pm4:30 amBreaking New Ground: New Dance at The Decatur Arts Festival

Event Details

Breaking
New Ground:  New Dance at The Decatur
Arts Festival 2023

Co-presented
with Beacon Dance and the Decatur Recreation Center

 

Breaking
New Ground:  New Dance at The Decatur
Arts Festival

will be presented in the Decatur Recreation Center at 231 Sycamore Street,
Downtown Decatur, GA, as well as ‘pop-up’ performances around the Festival
grounds.  New Dance features free
movement workshops in a variety of styles, as well as entertaining and
thought-provoking dance performances of the newest work created by local
choreographers in many dance styles.
Workshops and performances will take place throughout the day on
Saturday and Sunday, May 6 & 7, 2023, with performances starting at 3:30 PM
both days.

New Dance Showcase Performances

 

Saturday, May 6th,
3:30-4:30 PM

Sunday, May 7th,
3:30-4:30 PM

Decatur Recreation
Center

Dance Studio, 231
Sycamore St.

 

Our
Showcase Performance features the following new dances by these artists:

 

Tang By The Dancing
Flowers for Peace

Indian
Classical/Fusion

by Leenatha Vancha  and Hima Karri

Go For It!!! by Gloria Blalock Kitchens

Shaken Not Stirred by Ouroboros Dance Project/Heidi
Bailla

Live
Flamenco
by Julie Galle
Baggenstoss

Voices
Asemble! (Excerpt)

by D. Patton White/Beacon Dance

I want your love by Rene
Nesbit/Cherish Dance

 

New Dance Site Specific Performances

 

Saturday, May 6, 1:30 PM, Under the
large Magnolia Tree in front of the Decatur Recreation Center

 

Waiting for the Truth, performed by The Dancing Flowers
for Peace

 

A body(flower) waits in stillness
for the truth. A sign will be close to the flower(s) that says “ Waiting for
the Truth”. The flower (s) will  maintain
that posture until relieved by Peace and Justice watering cans.

 

Sunday, May 8, 2:00-2:15 PM, Ponce
de Leon Pocket Park

 

Meraki performed
by
Ourouborous
Dance Project

 

A transcultural fusion
belly dance performance featuring live drumming and dancing. Meraki is Greek
for doing something with soul, creativity or love.

Organizer

Beacon Danceinfo@beacondance.org 1272 Murphy Avenue SW, Suite 502, Atlanta, GA 30310

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