[PhiladelphiaDANCE.org Listserv] Group Motion 50th Anniversary Celebration

Group Motion Dance Company company at groupmotion.org
Fri Apr 20 15:05:26 EDT 2018


*GROUP MOTION 50th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION*

During Saturday, June 30th - Sunday, July 1st, Group Motion will celebrate
its rich history with a weekend of festivities that brings together past
and present generations of Group Motion’s family and friends. Included will
be a combination of performances by alumni company members and
collaborators, mega workshop a la Friday nights, book launch ceremony, and
party.

     For 50 years, Co-Artistic Directors of Group Motion Brigitta Herrmann
and Manfred Fischbeck have contributed greatly to the Philadelphia dance
community and beyond with their choreography and collaborations of original
work. They touched the lives of countless people through their performances
and workshops, which include national and international residencies,
retreats, and the weekly Friday Night Workshops at the Community Education
Center.


*SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:*

*Gala*: featuring performances by past and present company members and
collaborators alongside works by Brigitta Herrmann and Manfred Fischbeck

Saturday, June 30th at 7:00pm

The Performance Garage <http://www.performancegarage.org/>, 1515 Brandywine
Street | Philadelphia, PA 19130

$50 Click here to purchase tickets
<http://www.danceboxoffice.com/?js_events=group-motion-50-years>


*Mega Group Motion Workshop*

Sunday, July 1st from 2:00pm-4:00pm

YGym Dance Theater at the University of the Arts
<https://www.uarts.edu/about/ygym-dance-theater>, 401 Broad Street |
Philadelphia, PA 19147

$25 Pay for workshop now through Paypal
<https://www.groupmotion.org/50th-anniversary>



*Book Launch and Party*

Sunday, July 1st from 7:00pm-10:00pm

Community Education Center <http://www.cecarts.org/>, 3500 Lancaster Avenue
| Philadelphia, PA 19104

Donations accepted


*GROUP MOTION’s MISSION:*
​
     Group Motion observes and expresses the human experience through
movement, seeing dance as a universally accessible language. Our mission is
to promote dance and movement as vehicles for personal and artistic
expression, education, transformation and collaboration.

This mission manifests through the following ways:
-Artistic exploration and performance of multi-media dance theater
-Ongoing improvisational movement workshops for the public
-Exchange with other local, national and international artists
-Biannual platforms to create and present new work for established and
emerging  professional artists (Spiel Uhr) and for community members
(Performance Project)


***
Website: www.groupmotion.org

Facebook: www.facebook.com/GroupMotion

Twitter: @GroupMotionDanc


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