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Miami's International Physically Integrated Dance Festival and Conference​
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PERFORMANCE

Both performances are the same and include all companies and works listed below.

COVID-19 POLICY: All venues will be following federal, state and local public health regulations and guidance about COVID-19. At Koubek, face coverings are strongly encouraged, and at Miami-Dade County Auditorium, required, with socially distanced seating. Please do not attend any Forward Motion events if you are ill or experiencing any possible symptoms.

TICKETS

$25 general admission

$18 students and seniors (65 and older) with valid ID, and those with disabilities

$10 groups of 8 or more (special discounts and ticket packages available)

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 | 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM

Miami-Dade County Auditorium –2901 W Flagler Street, Miami, 33135.

PERKY, QUIRKY, SMIRKY

Presented by REVolutions Dance 

Choreographer Christina Acosta

Join the REVolutions Dancers as they take a fun filled journey into a wacky landscape of unconventional greetings, smirky meet ups and out of this world movement. 

Tampa's REVolutions Dance, is a physically integrated company that has performed around the country. Artistic Director Dwayne Scheunemann is a former member of Oakland’s AXIS Dance Company, the acclaimed physically integrated, and his company returns to Forward Motion for a second time this year. For more visit www.revdance.org
 

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PALLAS ATHENA 

Presented by Dancing Wheels 

Choreographer Catherine Meredith

In this piece, individuals break away from the status quo and ‘battle’ against systematic confines fighting for their voice to be heard.

Dancing Wheels Company, one of the leading physically integrated groups in the United States. The company tours globally presenting innovative works from nationally acclaimed choreographers such as Heidi Latsky, David Dorfman and David Rousseve. The Cleveland Plain Dealer calls them, “Energized and pulsing.” For more visit www.dancingwheels.org.

REMEMBER WHEN 

Presented by Karen Peterson and Dancers Inc. 

Choreographer Marc Brew

Marc Brew draws upon exposure, peeling away layers, using line and extension, intricate folding, placement and replacement, opens a conversation of remembrance. Remember When is an intimate solo performance by performer Jesus Vidal with a prelude screening of a short dance film project behind the performer exploring the idea of perception – looking from past to present.

 

Choreographer Marc Brew, Artistic Director of AXIS Dance Company, the acclaimed physically integrated ensemble based in Oakland, CA, returns to Forward Motion to set one of his solo pieces on Miami-based wheel chair dancer Jesus Vidal de Leon. Brew was formerly a dancer in London's Candoco Dance Company, one of the world's top physically integrated groups, and The Scotsman said he, " Knows exactly how to touch his audience in all the right places." For more visit www.marcbrew.com.

OD:YSSEY 

Presented by Dancing Wheels Company 

Choreographer Marc Brew

This work explores the intersection of pathways  along one's journey or experience.

 

Dancing Wheels Company, one of the leading physically integrated groups in the United States. The company tours globally presenting innovative works from nationally acclaimed choreographers such as Heidi Latsky, David Dorfman and David Rousseve. The Cleveland Plain Dealer calls them, “Energized and pulsing.” For more visit www.dancingwheels.org.

LOST AND FOUND 

Presented by Karen Peterson and Dancers Inc. 

Choreographer Karen Peterson

Inspired by people we lost and held close during the coronavirus, the duets express empathy and hope after one year of isolation and confinement. Video backdrop Dinorah de Jesus Rodriquez

 

Karen Peterson and Dancers, one of the leading physically integrated dance companies in the Southeast United States, tours and collaborates internationally. They were recently named “Best Dance Company” by the Miami New Times, and MiamiArtZine calls their work, “Intricate and meaningful…an eye-opening experience.” For more visit www.KarenPetersonDancers.org.

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TICKETS

$25 general admission

$18 students and seniors (65 and older) with valid ID, and those with disabilities

$10 groups of 8 or more (special discounts and ticket packages available)

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Most FORWARD MOTION events will be presented with American Sign Language. To request materials in accessible format, and/or any disability accommodation, please contact (954) 224-1423, forwardmotionmiami@gmail.com five days in advance to initiate your request.

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