At Third Life Studio, 33 Union Sq., Somerville, MA
Featuring work by Allison Knuth, Boston Community Dance Project, Paul Kafka Gibbons & Samantha Wilson, Slow Motion Dancers, Perla Joy Furr, Forty Steps Dance Company, Nozama Dance Collective and Kelley Donovan.
$15 General Admission, advance tickets online only! $20 at the door
$25 VIP Tickets, FREE Gift and front row seats!
$12 for Student/Seniors Free parking across the street at Citizens Bank
Derby Square, Old Town Hall, Artists’ Row – Salem MA.
Forty Steps Dance will be performing at the Salem Arts Festival 11-year celebration! For three days each June, this FREE family-friendly festival transforms downtown Salem, MA, into an opportunity for the arts community to showcase their talents. Looking towards its 11th year, the festival boasts attendance numbers in the thousands and celebrates all the arts: painting, photography, sculpture, dance, music, writing, film, new media, performance, theatre, poetry, culinary, and more!
What are the 40 Steps that make up the choreography of Forty Steps Dance?
Find out in this upcoming workshop!
Learn from choreographer Sallee Slagle and the dancers of Forty Steps Dance while exploring the movements that make up Sallee’s choreography.
A one of a kind experience, this workshop will teach participants the 40 steps used by the Forty Steps Dance. Sallee Slagle along with company members will teach different movements used in their choreography for participants to learn and put together into their own movement sequence. The workshop will end in a performance where participants can create their own “40 steps” sequences.
This unique workshop is for adults and children ages 8 and up. Attendees should come ready to move.
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.
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).
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!
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.