Karen Peterson and Dancers
Excello Dance Space

8700B SW 129th Terrace
Miami, FL 33176-5904

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PAST SEASON PROGRAMS

SEASON
2016 – 2017
SEASON
2015 – 2016
 

 

SEASON 2016 - 2017

 

 

OCTOBER 2016 (3 events, 4 performances, 1500 audience members)

 

University of South Florida “A New Definition of Dance” workshop/ guest speaker by KPD

Friday, October 22, 2016, USF Theatre 2, 9 AM, 3829 Holly West, Tampa, 33620

 

Daniel Lewis Dance Showcase – New World School of the Arts, 25 NE 1st Street, Miami, Saturday, October 22ND, 3 PM and 8 PM

 

A New Definition of Dance Showcase – Wednesday, October 25 at 10 and 11:30AM, Joseph Caleb Cultural Arts Center, 5400 NW 22nd Avenue, Miami, 33142

 

DECEMBER 2016 (3 events, 3 performance collaborations with national artists, 500 audience members)

 

On Display and Traffic Jam with Miami Dade Live, Freedom Tower and Miami Dade Community College 3, 2016 at 1 and 4 PM. A performance installation created by Heidi Latsky (NYC) plus KPD with community dancers and Steve Parker’s Traffic Jam co-sponsored by MDC.

 

“Wheel Chair of Fortune Holiday Fundraiser” at Excello Dance 8700 SW 129th Terrace

excerpts of new work presented by Katrina Weaver, Karen Peterson, Juan Maria Seller and local dance makers with holiday cocktails and appetizers in an intimate space. Saturday, December, December 10th at 8 PM

 

MARCH 2017 (3 events, 2 performances, I video lecture, 500 audience members)

 

“The 11th Talent Showcase, Dance for All”  - Friday, March 3, 2017, at 10 AM, facilitated by the KPD team teachers and 200 teens students with special needs at the Miami Sr. High School, 2450 SW 1st Street, Miami, Fl. 33135

 

“Humanism in Medicine”- Monday, March 6 at 10 AM at Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine, for 250 Medical students, video/lecture by Karen Peterson

 

“Knight Foundation”- small performance/video on Thursday, March 23rd at 6 PM at Excello, 8700 SW 129th Terrace, for 50 attendees, facilitated by Lisa Palley from Knight Foundation

 

 

APRIL 2017 (3 event performances, 1000 audience members)

 

City of Miami, Parks and Recreation, Sandra DeLucca Development, performance at Manuel Artime Center, Friday, April 7th at 8 PM

 

“Dance Performance for Springboard’s 2017 Disability Matters Conference & Awards Gala”. Wednesday, April 29th at 1 PM at Florida International University North Campus Kovens Cultural Center for 250 National Corporate Executives

 

The Miami/Vienna Dance Exchange, April 28th at Arts Community Center in Vienna, 3 KPD dancers and 2 Vienna Artists in SCRUTINY

 

 

MAY 2017 (2 events, 4 performances, 1250 audience members)

 

 

“All Kids Included” – Saturday, May 6th at 1 Pm and 3 PM at South Dade Cultural Arts Center, two performances and workshops for all ages, 10950 SW 211 Street, Miami, 33189

The Miami / Vienna Dance Exchange, May 11, 12 at 8 PM, A collaboration with MAD (Vienna) and KPD (Miami), also “SCRUTINY” a new collaboration with video artist Maria Lino and choreographer Karen Peterson, Katrina Weaver and Juan Maria Seller (Miami) at Miami Dade County Auditorium.​

 

 

SEASON 2015 - 2016

 

SEPTEMBER 2015

 

September 25th, Celebration with Miami Dade’s ADA laws produced by Miami Dade County Council of the Arts

 

KPD in a performance of Full Circle, with Q and A from audience and company members and lecture demo presented at the ADA conference by the Miami Dade Dept of Cultural Affairs, Arscht Center Black Box. 

 

Karen and Juan showcase three VSA sites after intermission in the same space (Sunrise Center - (Karen) and United Cerebral Palsy Center plus Easter Seals (Juan)

 

 

OCTOBER 2015

 

October 15, 16th, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA – TAMPA (“Full Circle”)

Workshops (on the 15th) and performance  (16th)

 

October 28th at 5:30 PM, MIAMI DADE COMMUNITY COLLEGE WOLFSON CAMPUS DOWNTOWN

Building 1 – 2ND LEVEL THEATRE   (“Full Circle”) plus (Give and Take) and parts of (GRIT) lecture-demo and Q and A to celebrate ADA anniversary AT MIAMI DADE COLLEGE

 

October 30th OR 31ST (“Full Circle”) DANIEL LEWIS SHOWCASE at the LITTLE HAVANA COMMUNITY CENTER

 

 

DECEMBER 2015

 

December 12, 2015  - An outdoor performance at the Woody Stock Festival on KEY BISCAYNE by six KPD company members.

 

December 19, 2015  - A 45-minute work created by Juan Maria Seller processed through the contact improvisational Wednesday night workshop. The cast included ten community dance artists, five with disabilities at EXCELLO 8700 SW 129TH Terrace.

 

MARCH 2016

March 11th at 10AM 10TH YEAR TALENT SHOWCASE PROGRAM for 20 weeks at 15 schools – final performance

on Friday, March 11th at Miami Senior High School

 

MARCH 31st – April 9th - travel to Lisbon, Portugal for collaboration with Amalgama and Plural Dance Company to create a new work for KPD and Lisbon dance artists

APRIL 2016

 

April 16th at 4PM National Water Dance Day

at Deering Estate directed by Dale Andree, 40 dancers and musicians, the Cutler Bay Middle School students and KPD

MAY 2016

May 11, (tech) 12, 13 8pm – performance at Miami Dade County Auditorium

Miami/ Lisbon Dance work entitled “Identity” plus new “mixed-ability” Work by Juan Maria seller and Katrina Weaver. Also one the programs, a new commission by choreographer Pioneer Winter with wheelchair dance artist, Marjorie Burnett.