"If You Knew You Then" (world premiere)is a patchwork reconstruction of circumstances evolved from revisiting past behaviors and memories of the dancers' younger selves. Emerged from themes such as leader and follower, aggression, tension and support, and peer influence, the 60-minute work builds a robust movement landscape where the performers are challenged with negotiating group chemistry and social constructs as they move through a social and solitary terrain. Choreography by Kellie Ann…See More
Please join us on Sunday, June 5th -- 2pm for a performance/showing of ECDC's community engagement project, "People in Motion". The showing will involve 3 performances: "People in Motion"; "If You Knew You Then (in process) by ECDC; Chloe Carlson's latest solo work. People In Motion is a movement and performance project for adult non-movers and movers alike. ECDC invites people to experience the power of dance through the practice and performance of making dance in the moment also known as…See More
November 6, 2015 at 7pm to November 7, 2015 at 11pm
TINY SHORTS reimagines the Elm City Dance Festival for 2015.The performance series will feature work by a range of artists from the Northeast region, and seeks to celebrate the diversity and vitality of dance in adventurous, short bites. TINY SHORTS challenges its audience, choreographers, and performers alike to reconsider the physical boundaries of dance, and invites them to indulge in rapid washes of eclectic performance.- - - -November 6th at 7pm and 9pm: Audience members will convene in…See More
The See Yourself Project is an interactive performance in downtown New Haven featuring dancers from Elm City Dance Collective. Passersby will be invited to shape and direct movements of living statues (ECDC dancers). Performances will draw on themes from ECDC's latest work, Almost Porcelain, which premieres May 9-11 at The Off Broadway Theater at Yale University. elmcitydance.org for more information.See More
Elm City Dance Collective presents the premiere of ALMOST PORCELAIN on May 9-11, The Off Broadway Theater at Yale UniversityAn evening-length dance work inspired by concepts of self-perception, beauty, and identity with collaborations in visual design, film and sound.Almost Porcelain is directed and choreographed by Kellie Ann Lynch in collaboration with the dancers. This newest work from ECDC also features collaborations with visual designer Jennifer Brubacher, musician and composer Noah…See More
Saturday, March 24 @ 7:30pm ECA/Arts Hall, 55 Audubon St, New Haven$20 general$15 students/seniors/groups of 10+$10 high school studentsREBOUND EVENTSFriday, March 23 - 8-9:30pmImprovisation JamBreathing Room Yoga Studion817 Chapel St, New HavenSuggested donation $10Saturday, March 24 - MASTER CLASSES9-10:30pm Contemporary Technique with Kate Seethaler10:30-12pm Contemporary Technique with Rachel Bernsen$15 for each$25 for bothProduced by Elm City Dance Collective, Rebound Dance Festival 2012…See More
CALL FOR CHOREOGRAPHERS to apply for Elm City Dance Collective's Rebound Dance Festival 2012 Application deadline: Friday, January 13, 2012Decisions will be made by January 30, 2012The Rebound Dance Festival performance will take place on March 31, 2012: Arts Hall (ECA) on Audubon St in New Haven, CT.All work selected for the festival must be 10 minutes (or less) in length. Your video sample must reflect the 10 minutes you wish to perform (no edits). If selected, you must be available on…See More
Elm City Dance Collective is a New Haven based organization that values an experiential and collaborative approach to dance creation, education and performance. ECDC works to challenge ideas about movement and reinvent the performance experience. We teach classes; we perform in theaters, schools, unusual spaces and public spaces; we host dance jams and workshops; we also produce.
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Sixteen years ago the only grocery store in Chester, PA closed. Today, there’s “good food right around the corner" at Fare & Square, the nation’s first nonprofit grocery store, which is making healthy food available to all and stretching customers’ dollars so they get more for their money.
Born and raised in Chester, PA, Michael Cooper shops at Fare & Square, Philabundance's nonprofit grocery store. Here he shares why he loves the store and how it helps make the most impact, not profit, in the community.
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In honor of Black History Month, Milwaukee native and LISC program officer Sakuri Fears reflects on how a vanguard project will provide much-needed housing and energy in an historic Black neighborhood. It will also revive the Black Holocaust Museum, a vital cultural touchstone and meeting ground for African-American and all Milwaukeeans.
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