8 in Show @ Dixon Place
Jun
27
8:00 PM20:00

8 in Show @ Dixon Place

We'll be revisiting one of our older works for this exciting show at Dixon Place! We'll be revisiting "a cønversation on drowning" and expanding it to present "the wørld ends with you", a collage of dark vignettes that collide into an ominous world where the lines between what is and what was are blurred. 

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INSITU Site Specific Dance Festival
Aug
4
to Aug 5

INSITU Site Specific Dance Festival

INSITU is a unique, two-day site-specific dance festival presented on four LIC waterfront parks. Through free outdoor dance performances and a month-long community dance workshop, INSITU encourages neighborhood residents and visitors to discover LIC through dance and strengthen community bonds. INSITU presents original dance works by 20 national and international choreographers created in response to specific sites within the parks, setting up a chain of dynamic dance performances that lead audiences up and down the Western Queens waterfront from Socrates to Hunters Point South. For more information, visit insitudancefestival.com.

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Dance On The Lawn's Open Rehearsal
Apr
11
2:30 PM14:30

Dance On The Lawn's Open Rehearsal

Join us on Wednesday, April 11 at 2:30-3:50 pm at MSU, Life Hall 1200, for a free Open Rehearsal with Javier Padilla/Movement Playground, the DOTL 2018 Emerging NJ Commissioned Choreographer. Mentored by Nai Ni Chen, Javi and eight dancers will share their work-in-progress“excepts from a shipwreck,” set to premiere at DOTL 2018, Saturday, September 8th at St. Luke’s Church, Montclair, NJ

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Arts On Site Performance Party
Mar
24
8:00 PM20:00

Arts On Site Performance Party

Thank you to Chelsea Ainsworth, one of the founders of Arts On Site, for the invite to perform at Arts On Site monthly Performance Party! Mallory and I performed "what would become of us" one last time and we had a blast performing to a packed studio full of generous members from the audience.

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Peridance's APEX Showcase
Feb
25
7:30 PM19:30

Peridance's APEX Showcase

"what would become of us" performed as a part of Peridance's Bi-Annual APEX Showcase, showing works by faculty, students and outside choreographers. We had a great time performing to a full house and we're glad we got to share our moves with the Peridance community!

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Creative Residency at West Chester University
Jan
27
3:00 PM15:00

Creative Residency at West Chester University

Starting off 2018 right with another educational creative residency at West Chester University in Pennsylvania! We will be setting "this is the city of spare parts" with a wonderful cast of ladies from West Chester's dance department and are excited to share some Movement Playground rep as well as Improvisation and Contemporary movement sessions as part of our residency.

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CC x Airbnb: Evening with Brooklyn Emerging Artists
Dec
7
8:00 PM20:00

CC x Airbnb: Evening with Brooklyn Emerging Artists

In another effort to collaborate with the amazing organization that is The Creators Collective, we're performing a new solo work entitled "thoughts on air" at Haylard's Bar as a part of CC x Airbnb - an evening in which emerging Brooklyn artists take the space and transform it into an artistic experience where a dialogue between performer and audience can begin.

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Fertile Ground New Works Showcase
Nov
12
7:00 PM19:00

Fertile Ground New Works Showcase

The Movement Playground will be presenting their newest work in progress "as i slowly spiral into/out of control" for the Fertile Ground New Works Showcase at Green Space. Come out and join us! Share your thoughts and feedback and we'll enjoy a nice night of good dance and great conversations!

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Creative Residency at Bucknell University
Sep
14
to Sep 17

Creative Residency at Bucknell University

The Movement Playground is excited to announce their first creative residency! Bucknell University invited The Movement Playground to it's campus to develop a new work with their dance students. Thanks again to the Bucknell Community and all involved (Bucknell Alum: Ivan! Special Shout Out!) in making this collaboration be possible. Great way to start off a new season!

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Maya Kite and Dancers: Truth In Motion
Aug
26
to Aug 28

Maya Kite and Dancers: Truth In Motion

Truth in Motion is a festival created to allow choreographers to respond to this unique time. Each night will present different choreographers wishing to use their platform as an artist to make a statement about the world around them in a positive light. Presented at The Tank, The Movement Playground will be showcasing a new solo work, "collected things", August 26th at 7pm!

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