Inter-generational Performance February 4

alight dance theater Performs in Greenbelt Community Center’s
Artful Afternoon: Page 115: Playing With Words
Sunday, February 4, 2018   3:00 pm
All Ages Welcome

This is a free, family-friendly performance of movement & words generated in community-building workshops supported by a grant from The Greenbelt Community Foundation.

Page 115: Playing with Words

Children and adults enjoy creating an inter-generational performance at the Greenbelt library.

Page 115: Playing With Words is an ongoing series of literature and movement-based performances. In this iteration of the show, the alight artistic team of Matina Phillips, Artistic Director, and Eleni Grove, associate artistic director, worked directly with inter-generational community members of Greenbelt, MD to generate movement and word phrases.

On February 4th, in the Greenbelt Community Center’s Artful Afternoon series, alight will present the powerful final installment of these community movement and storytelling workshops.

The workshops – hosted in 2017 at Springhill Lake Recreation Center, Greenbelt Community Center’s Explorations Unlimited program, and the Greenbelt Library – were an active collaboration with tots, kids, teens, and adults using words, shapes, sentences, and movements to playfully rearrange stories, and create new ideas and unique vignettes. The alight artistic team aimed to showcase the value in thinking beyond the words on the page, as well as the power of play.

As part of the Artful Afternoon series, this performance is the culmination of the Greenbelt community-generated art. Audience members will see and hear contributions from workshop participants woven together into a 30-minute professional presentation – performed by Phillips and Grove, and longtime alight dancer Erica Chamblee.

For more information go to City of Greenbelt website and look for Artful Afternoon February 4
You can RSVP on alight’s Facebook page event

This presentation will be performed again later this spring for Greenbelt Elementary School students.

About alight dance theater:
Alight dance theater strives to generate and strengthen community through storytelling – interweaving a movement-based art rooted in collaboration that spans cultures and generations to entertain, illuminate, and educate.

Through the lens of innovation, we strive to create dialogue, explore expression, and communicate the heart of one another’s story.