AS220 presents the third annual Modern Movements Dance Festival, celebrating modern dance in Rhode Island.
With performances on April 13 – 15 and 20-21, 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.
April 13 at 5:30 PM: I Am Movement Gallery Opening (FREE!)
Artists: Alyssa Coffin, Benjamin Lundberg Torres Sanchez, Dilenia Rodriguez, Elaine Martin, Lara Henderson, Monica Castell, Sarina Mitchel
Curators: Farah Figuereo and Milo Macphail
April 13 and April 14 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). Click here for tickets!
April 15 at 2 PM: Dance Works in Process (FREE!)
The two mixed-bill nights of performances will be on April 20 & 21:
Friday, April 20 at 8:30-10:00 PM:
Mixed Bill Performance – Night 1 ($15)
Featuring Artists: Arien Wilkerson, Andy Russ, Farah Figueroa & Anjel Newman, Gisela Creus & Danielle Davidson, Freedom Dances, Orlando Hernandez, Providance Project, Ellen Oliver
Saturday, April 21 at 7:30-9:00 PM:
Mixed Bill Performance – Night 2 ($15)
Featuring Artists: Andy Russ, Farah Figueroa & Anjel Newman, Gisela Creus & Danielle Davidson, Orlando Hernandez, Providance Project, Ellen Oliver
AS220’s Black Box Theatre is located on 95 Empire St.