Mark your calendars for the 3rd annual Fleet Moves Dance Festival, July 7-11, 2014 in Wellfleet, Cape Cod.
Fleet Moves 2013 — “Signal” // photo: Whitney Browne
Stay tuned for updates about programming and projects in the coming months. We’ll be back in Wellfleet this summer with more performances, classes, workshops, sensory experiences, and collaborative experiments. We hope you’ll join us!
The Blue Ridge Tunnel
Performers: Kim Brooks Mata and Katie Baer Schetlick
Active: 1858 – 1944
Length: 7/8 of a mile
Construction: 8 years (pre-dynamite and drills)
Labor: Over 1,000 Irish immigrants and slaves. Working 6 days/week. For $1 a day.
Engineer: Claudius Crozet
Of Note: At the time it was the longest tunnel in America. First passageway through the Blue Ridge Mountains to the West. Strategically used as a crossing through the Blue Ridge Mountains by Confederate soldiers during the American Civil War. Awarded Historic National Civil Engineering Landmark.
Many thanks to Clann Mhór for their passionate research of the Blue Ridge Railroad Project
Over a year ago we spent a weekend moving in the inspiring landscapes of Wellfleet, MA and Eighteenth’s intelligently designed Tees. Several approaches to movement converged: the cinematography of Aaron Binaco, the bodies of Zena Bibler and Katie Schetlick and Alexa Gellar’s free flowing fabrics.
Have a look here
A Dance Score for Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall
A Dance Score for the Downtown Mall, was presented by concorDance contemporary and The Movement Party as part of the 2013 Tom Tom Founders’ Festival. Inspired by the collaborative work of architect Lawrence Halprin, the designer of Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall, and dance icon Anna Halprin, the dance score lead audience members (including the random passerby and Sunday brunch goer) on a tour of Lawrence’s design through his wife Anna’s medium—movement.
Read/see more about it here:
Featured article on the MVMT Party in Charlottesville’s The Hook
Special coverage by NBC29
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