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.
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.
Dance in the Park, Sep 6th, 2014
Modern Night at the Folly, Feb. 28, 2015
CIM Company Spring Concert, May 1, 2, 3, 2015
Children's Dance Theater & Apprentice Co, May, 2015
Participation in KC Fringe Festival, last 2 weeks in July
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