Please join the members of the children’s dance company Awesome Art in Motion for an afternoon of original kid-made dances!
Thanks to the Montague Reporter for the great article about our dance residency at the Hillcrest Elementaty School!
From January 4th – January 13th Hillcrest Elementary Schools’ first grade classrooms will be participating in a Community Dance residency with Great Falls Creative Movement! During the residency, each first grader will participate in daily dance classes focused on building community and dancing together. Thanks to the Massachusetts Cultural Council’s STARS Residencies program for funding free dance education in Turners Falls!
Greetings friends and supporters! This past 2 years has been a time of greth growth and change for us, both in the programs we offer and the curriculum we teach. We are so excited to share our upcoming events, classes and programs with you! We look forward to dancing together soon!
To a family DANCE PARTY with Awesome Art in Motion! Sunday December 18th, 2 – 4pm at the Guiding Star Grange.
Join Rabbi Andrea of Temple Israel and Dance Educator Anna Hendricks for a child-friendly Tashlich Monday Sept 26 3:30-4:30pm. Register for location information. Tashlich (literally translated to “casting off”) is an embodied water ritual performed in community and in personal reflection on Rosh Hashanah. Our tradition teaches us to cast our sins, our transgessions, into flowing water and hold this act as a reminder to be in relationship to forgiveness and to one another.We’ll have a joint tashlich with adults and kids filled with song and movement. We’ll hold a space for adults and caretakers to be alone in personal reflection, at which time Anna Hendricks will lead kids in a creative movement tashlich.
Dances from a Distance
Saturday June 13th, 10:30am.
Dances created and performed by children from Franklin County in the wake of the Covid 19 crisis.
Residency at Fisher Hill Elementary School
It’s a Wonderful Night in Turners Falls
Friday Dec 13th
Awesome Art in Motion Winter showing
The Great Hall at The Great Falls Discovery Center
Awesome Art in Motion at the Franklin County Fair!
September 5th, 5pm.
Come see student choreography from our spring and summer session on the community stage.
Residency at The Village School in Royalston MA.
May 20th – 24th.
Awesome Art in Motion annual show at the Hawks and Reed Performing Arts Center in Downtown Greenfield.
Awesome Art in Motion to perform at Musica Franklin’s Family Fun Fest!
May 5th, 12:15 – 12:45
Sheffield Elementary School
School Residency at Fisher Hill Elementary School
January 7th – January 11th
Gill Elementary School Showing
June 1st, 2pm
Come to the Gill Elementary School’s all school meeting and watch the kindergarten and 3rd grade classes perform some dances they’ve created!
Community Dance Class with residents at the Charlene Manor Assisted Living Facility
Sunday May 20th, 2pm
130 Colrain Road, Greenfield, MA.
This will be a chance for children and families of Great Falls Creative Movement to connect with some of the elderly residents of our town through movement and creative play. Members of Awesome Art in Motion will round out our time together by sharing some of the dances they’ve been making this year!
It’s A Wonderful Weekend In Turners Falls!
Family dance party and performance
Saturday December 16th, 1:30pm at the Shea Theater.
The event will feature an informal works-in-progress dance performance by members of the children’s dance company Awesome Art in Motion followed by a family dance party on the big stage! Join us afterwards for a reception, get your picture taken in front of the Green Screen, and stick around for a free screening of “It’s A Wonderful Life, ” hosted by the Shea Theater at 3pm
Shake It Up! A Showcase of Youth Dancing in Turners Falls
June 17th, 4pm.
Great Falls Creative Movement organized and hosted this show which featured our in house dance company Awesome Art in Motion along with three other out-of-the-box youth dance companies.
The Shea Theater, Turners Falls
Artist in Residency at the Fisher Hill Elementary School, Kindergarten Classrooms.
STARS Residency in the First Grade classrooms at the Hillcrest Elementary School
February 6th – February 18th
STARS Residency at the Village School in Royalston, MA.
January 9th – Jan 13th
Family Dance Party and Performance
December 9th, 2016. 5:30 – 6:00pm
Gill Cultural Council Dance Series in the Kindergarten classroom at the Gill Elementary school