VSA presents Locomotion at Shakespeare Theatre Company's Sidney Harman Hall
Led by three outstanding women who are innovators in the field of integrated dance, The Moving Company, Karen Peterson and Dancers, and Dancing Wheels dance in Locomotion. Part of the 2010 International VSA Festival.
This event is NOT taking place at the Kennedy Center
- Mon., Jun. 7, 2010, 12:00 PM
- Shakespeare Theatre Company's Sidney Harman Hall
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NOTE: This event is NOT at the Kennedy Center.
Venue: Shakespeare Theatre Company, Sidney Harman Hall, 610 F Street, NW
Date: Monday, June 7 at 12 p.m.
As part of Happenings at the Harman, Locomotion features dance companies from Massachusetts, Florida, and Ohio led by three outstanding women who are innovators in the field of integrated dance.
The Moving Company, formed by Dawn Lane in 1998, as part of Community Access to the Arts, performs pieces that celebrate and acknowledge dancers with disabilities. They have performed at the Berkshire Theatre Festival, Jacob's Pillow, and with renowned dancer, Marge Champion.
Karen Peterson and Dancers celebrate their 20th anniversary creating "mixed-ability" dance.
Dancing Wheels, founded by artistic director Mary Verdi-Fletcher in 1980, is the first modern dance company to integrate professional stand-up and sit-down wheelchair dancers. They have performed in the Czech Republic, Belgium, Guatemala, and Poland, as well as in venues across the United States.
This event is free. For more information, click here or call (202) 547-3230.