Forty Steps Dance performed “Missing Pieces” at the Salem Arts Festival, June 2019.
The 2019 Annual Spring Concert, held March 2019 at Nahant Town Hall, featured new and old works, and a work-in-progress made up of 40 steps: 40 Steps (Work-in-Progress), Echoes and Shadows (2019), Flax Pond (2019), Missing Pieces (2012) with Guest Artist Kelley Donovan and music interludes performed by Cellist Julie Ouellette Earp. Photos: Glen Tines
Forty Steps Dance finished their 25th Anniversary season with several summer performances. Photos here are from the Salem Arts Festival, June 2018 (photos: Lynn Turner), Fundraiser and Golf Outing at Nahant Golf Club in June 2018 (photos: Erin Pelikhov), and a community performance at Flax Pond, Lynn, MA, July 2018 (photos: Lynn Turner).
Saturday, July 28, 2018
at 5 p.m.
(Rain date July 29 5 p.m.)
at Flax Pond, Chestnut Street, Lynn, MA
Bring a chair and see new works in this free performance!
This performance will include free form dance through the park using its many natural landscape features. There will be site-specific choreography as well as excerpts from repertory and a preview of new works to come. There is also an interactive segment planned where dancers will invite the audience to join in!
More info at facebook.com/FortyStepsDance
This performance is supported in part by a grant from the Lynn Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency, and in part by the Nahant Preservation Trust.
The 2018 Annual Spring Concert and 25th Anniversary Celebration, held March 2018 at Nahant Town Hall, featured new and old works: Trees (2018), Fragile (2002 & 2011), Images (2017), Accord (1992), Serve It Up (1991) and excerpts from Creatures (2016). Photos: Igor Burlak
Fragile (2002 & 2011)
Excerpts from Creatures (2016)
Serve It Up (1991)
LYNN – ArtWeek, a 10-day festival that celebrates culture, creativity and the uniqueness of Massachusetts communities, will take place statewide April 27-May 6.
For the first time, the city of Lynn has been invited to participate. Marblehead, Nahant and Salem also will take part.
“Creatures Workshop,” May 6, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.
$15 ages 8+| $20 adults | $30 family of 4
This unique workshop encourages participants to interpret and identify their own artistic portrayal of animals, and blend it with choreographed dance excerpts as well as improvised movement. Learn from choreographer Sallee Slagle and the dancers of Forty Steps Dance while exploring the movement of “Creatures.” The edited video of Slagle’s choreographic masterwork “Creatures,” which was filmed at LynnArts theater, will also be shown. This workshop at Nahant Community Center, 41 Valley Road, is for adults and children age 8 and older.
Come Support Forty Steps Dance by dining at Tides Restaurant
Monday, April 30, 2018
Tides Restaurant will donate 10% of sales on this night to Forty Steps Dance. Dine-in, take out and drinks included. Make it a night out with friends or family, or grab something to go, and support your local dance company!
At Tides Restaurant & Pub
2B Wilson Road, Nahant, MA
Join us for our Fundraiser and Golf Outing at Nahant Golf Club, with pop-up performances and a silent auction:
Two events in one: come just for Dinner or join us for Golf as well!
Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 2 p.m.
Tee off at 3 p.m.
Cocktails & Dinner Buffet at 5 p.m.
at NAHANT GOLF CLUB
1 Willow Road, Nahant, MA
If you have never golfed before, now is your chance to try! A limited number of clubs will be available on loan from Nahant Golf Club but must be reserved in advance by emailing email@example.com.
Not interested in Golfing? Join us for Cocktails, Dinner and more pop-up performances at Nahant Golf Club’s Seasons Restaurant at 5 p.m. Please consider donating toward the golf portion of the event by Sponsoring a Golfer below.
9-hole Golf + Dinner & Cocktails: $75
Dinner & Cocktails Only: $45
Or choose your own amount to Donate:
Sunday, May 6, 2018
12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
at Nahant Community Center
41 Valley Road, Nahant, MA 01908
In a one-of-a-kind experience, this unique workshop encourages participants to interpret and identify their own artistic portrayal of animals, and blend it with choreographed dance excerpts as well as improvised movement. Learn from choreographer Sallee Slagle and the dancers of Forty Steps Dance while exploring the movement of “Creatures.” All workshop students will be involved in a closing event when we present the fully edited video of Sallee Slagle’s choreographic master work “Creatures” which was filmed at LynnArts theater. This unique workshop is for adults and children ages 8+.
Children (age 8-17): $15
Adults (age 18+): $20
Family (up to 4 participants; includes parents and their children): $30
This workshop is a part of ArtWeek, presented by Highland Street Foundation and produced by the Boch Center.
A sample of photos from the past 25 years of Forty Steps Dance: