The City in Motion Dance Performance Series is the venue in Kansas City for eclectic, family-oriented contemporary dance. Its unique programming, offering a showcase for the talents of area choreographers and performers, ensures it's appeal. Area choreographers are given the opportunity to develop new dance pieces, local dancers are given the opportunity to perform and audiences are given the opportunity to experience dance. City in Motion has a long history as a presenter of quality dance, while also challenging audiences with new and often thought-provoking performance art.
Fringe Festival Variety Performance Showcase
A Performance In Motion
At Bolender Center, at the Kansas City Ballet building
Sat, July 19, 9pm
Tue, July 22, 7:30pm
Thu, July 24, 9pm
Sat, July 26, 4:30pm
A performance series ranging from Ballet to Belly Dance, Modern to Martial Arts, filling the stage with a variety of classical and ethnic dance forms and performance art presented by the faculty of City In Motion School of Dance. Serious to whimsical, lyrical to edgy, there's something for every taste.
Each show features different performances.
Featured Performances Include:
* Hip-Hop, with Bobby Ray, ICE
* Belly Dance, with Halah Zeki
* Afro-Caribbean, with Danny Hinds & Co.
* Flamenco, with Cindy Bleck & Co.
* Tap, with Billie Mahoney & Co.
* Gypsy Dance, with Nikoria Dancers
* Salsa, with Bird Fleming
* Clowns & Mimes, with Byrd Productions
* Kung Fu, sword dances
* Afro-Brazilian Dance, Women of the Drum
* Novelty Dances, with wings, fans, balancing
Dance in the Park
16th Annual Performance
WHEN: Saturday, September 6, 2014
6:30 PM Free dance class & 7:00 PM Performance
WHERE: Roanoke Park, 3699 E. Roanoke Dr. Kansas City, MO 64111
WHAT: Dance in the Park showcases a wide variety of dance companies from the Kansas City region. This FREE concert invites neighbors of Roanoke Park as well as visitors from around the metropolitan area to gather in a natural setting to enjoy a professionally produced, community-based cultural event.
WHO: Dance in the Park is produced by City in Motion Dance Theater in partnership with the Coleman Highlands, Roanoke, Valentine, Volker and West Plaza neighborhoods.
VOLUNTEERS are needed in these areas to make the evening a success:
June, July, and August: fundraising and marketing
September 3 - 5: stage & tent set-up, stage crew for tech rehearsal
Evening of the event: greeters, stage crew, parking control, recycling, clean-up
We invite you to contribute your talent and time. If you would like to help please contact:
Volunteer Coordinator - email@example.com or 816-678-1107
Artistic Co-Director - firstname.lastname@example.org or 816-210-1192
Every first Thursday of the month various City in Motion school dancers perform at the Uptown Arts Bar, 3611 Broadway (east side) 7 pm. This is a chance for the groups to perform and for the rest of you to see what you can learn in classes.
Modern Night At The Folly (first of year)
Spring Concert - May 2, 3, 4
Childrens Dance Theater & Apprentice Company - June
Participation in KC Fringe - July
Dance in the Park - September
View a short version (edited excerpts) of the concert in the window just above.
Andrea Skowronek - Sheets of Rain
Ann Shaughnessy - In This Heart,
Company member Krystal Bryan - In the Kitchen
Guest choreographer, M. Suzanne Ryan Strati - Grandparents.
Amanda January (premiere) - Behind the Scenes of Time
Stephanie Whittler - Poems of the Sea