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Community Class 4-week Series
Tuesdays, September 23 - October 14, 2014
12:30-2pm at The Northampton Arts Trust Building
33 Hawley St. Northampton, Ma
Welcoming people in their teens, 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s...and beyond! Join us for classes that combine elements of modern dance, improvisation, choreography, theater, and other related arts. All levels are welcome. No pre-registration necessary. Just stop by!
Dance Generators Announces
New Artistic Director
Northampton, MA -- The Dance Generators are thrilled to announce that Maureen Shea, former member (2004-2006), is rejoining the company as its Artistic Director. She takes over this position from Kristin Horrigan, Artistic Director 2006-2014, who succeeded company founder Amie Dowling (Artistic Director 1997-2006). “I am deeply grateful to Kristin for the way she has so well-managed the company and the care she’s put into its growth. She truly cares about each of the members. I look forward to the delight and challenge of continuing the legacy of this incredible intergenerational performance work,” Maureen states.
Originally from Ottawa (Canada), Maureen has danced for Canadian choreographers Marc Boivin, Yvonne Coutts & Sylvie Desrosiers; worked with Bread & Puppet Theater; and founded the Grasshoppa Dance Exchange. She currently teaches creative contemporary dance for children in Cummington (Grasshoppa Dance), in the Northampton area (The School for Contemporary Dance & Thought), and directs The Dolphin Dancers children's performance group. Maureen is a PMA certified Pilates instructor and teaches mat and apparatus classes at The Pilates Room in Cummington and The Pilates Studio in Hadley.
Dance Generators is excited for the coming year, which will begin with fall community classes, led by Maureen. Community classes will be held on 4 consecutive Tuesdays: September 23, 30, October 7, and 14, at 12:30pm. These classes are open to people of all ages, and with any amount of dance experience. The location of the classes will be announced by the end of the summer.
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is an intergenerational performance company whose work shatters stereotypes about aging.
Founded in 1997 by Amie Dowling, Dance Generators now exists on two coasts: Dance Generators (East) based in Northampton, MA and Dance Generators (West) based in San Francisco, CA
The Dance Generators are available for performances, workshops, or interactive demonstrations at theaters, schools, colleges, senior centers, retirement homes, and other community venues.