The Northampton Arts Council works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice each year to artists and arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its' goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as First Night Northampton and Transperformance.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

SCDT & Motion State present online Dance film festival and in-person performance this weekend

This weekend: Contemporary dance online and in-person!

Friday, September 24, 2021, 7pm
Motion State Dance Film Series
Virtual screening hosted by The School for Contemporary Dance & Thought
Followed by an online Q & A

Saturday, September 25, 2021, 7pm
Small Moves, Big Picture
At SCDT'S WORKROOM/THEATER, 33 Hawley Street, Northampton MA
In-person event with limited seating

Our fourth season features contemporary dance films from Uganda, the Philippines and the US:
“ASCENSION,” Hakim Zziwa (Uganda)
“Duel,” Alfonso Sales (Philippines)
“finding us // again,” David Comeaux (US)
“linger longer still,” Ali Kenner Brodsky & Andy Russ (US)
“Relay,” Genevieve Shultz (US)
“Salty Dog,” Jessi Stegall (US)
“The House of Accumulated Beauties,” Lindsay LaPointe & Peter DiMuro (US)
“Thrown,” John & Susan Mann (US)

A unique celebration of the dancing body and choreographic thinking, sharing the work of 11 artists in an evening of in-person performances and dance films on screen.

In-person performances by Alex Davis, Lauren Horn, Andy Russ, Jen Polins- Liz Tonne, Ellie Goudie-Averill, Beau Hancock, Tori Lawerence and Betsy Miller.

Along with dance films:
"Elsewhere," Tori Lawrence
"Hungars Beach," Kate Corby
"No more beautiful dances," Anabella Lenzu
"Take Me Back to a Time in the Future," Jenna Del Monte

See you there!
Learn more about the films & artists

Connect & Follow

Artist News

    Council News

      Search This Blog

      Blog Archive