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Open Performance at Movement Research

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018 / 7:00pm
Movement Research at Edens Expressway
537 Broadway 4th Floor
New York, NY 10012
Suggested Donation: $3
More info:  www.movementresearch.org

A program of non-curated shared showings of experimentation and work-in-progress by artists at all stages of their development. The events are centered around an audience discussion moderated by a current or former Movement Research Artist-in-Residence, where we experiment with different feedback methods to support and inform the artists’ process.

Moderator: Jasmine Hearn, with DanceAction, The Moving Architects, and Anh Vo

Liberty Hall Dance Festival featuring The Moving Architects

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Saturday, September 29, 2018 / 1:00-4:00pm

Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University
1003 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ 07083
Admission: $20.00 per adult, $15.00 per senior, $12.00 per child
Purchase Tickets: HERE

Buggé Ballet and Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University join forces for the second Liberty Hall Dance Festival! Spend an afternoon walking along the beautiful museum grounds enjoying site-specific professional dance performances inspired by moments in history.  Participating dance companies and choreographers include: Angel Kaba, Armada Dance Company, Bryce Dance Company, Buggé Ballet, Carolyn Dorfman Dance, Cranford High School/Emily Donahue, Dance Visions NY, Heather Harrington/Academy for Performing Arts, The Kennedy Dancers Repertory Company, Luminarium Dance Company, MoustacheCat Dance, The Moving Architects, Schoen Movement Company, Undertow Dance, and Yamini Kalluri.

Creative Movement Class at Montclair Public Library

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Tuesday, July 10 / 3.30-4:30pm
Creative Movement Class

Montclair Public Library – Main Library Auditorium
50 S. Fullerton Ave.
Montclair, NJ 07042
Free Event! Recommended for families and kids 10+

More info: www.montclairlibrary.org

Join The Moving Architects for a Creative Movement class! Creative Movement is a joyful way to explore movement, develop physical skills, explore elements of dance, channel energy, stimulate imagination, and promote creativity. Creative Movement uses body actions to communicate images, ideas, and feelings, all in a fun and encouraging class setting. The Moving Architects will also be bringing their “Bubble,” an ethereal, cloudlike space to perform in. Please wear comfortable clothing.

The Moving Architects Seeks Female Dancers

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The Moving Architects (TMA), led by Artistic Director Erin Carlisle Norton, is currently seeking invested, inquisitive, and intelligent female dancers for projects beginning summer 2018.  Dancers should have a movement foundation grounded in ballet and modern dance forms with the ability to execute aggressive, physically demanding, technical, and articulated movement.  Additional skills needed: working intimately within an ensemble; ease with improvisation, movement manipulation, and partner work; and readiness for an investigatory rehearsal process. Rehearsals are Sundays and/or Tuesday evenings, and dancers are paid for performances as well as on a project-by-project basis. Preference is given to dancers available for an out of state residency August 7-11, and women of color are encouraged to apply.

TO APPLY:

Fill out form at link below, which includes a video link to a 2-minute solo improvisation and a headshot along with requested information.  Note: Dance reels will NOT be accepted or links to websites as video submission.  Application deadline: JUNE 12.  Select dancers will be asked to attend a company class on the afternoon of Sunday, June 24, in NYC.  Invitation to attend class will be made by June 19.

APPLICATION LINK: https://goo.gl/forms/bT7eEJweAjzN7euy2

The Moving Architects, under Artistic Director Erin Carlisle Norton, is a female-centric dance company that channels the authentic complexity of both the current and historically lived female experience into dance works edged with charged movement and feminine strength.  Formed in 2007 and based in NJ/NYC since 2013, TMA has performed and taught extensively throughout the NYC-area, East Coast, Midwest, and internationally in Central Asia, Guatemala, and Morocco. TMA hosts and produces the dance interview podcast Movers & Shapers: A Dance Podcast and heads the Community Movement Project, a pay-what-you-can movement program in Northern NJ.

Second Saturdays with The Moving Architects

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Saturday, May 12 / 3pm

Second Saturdays with The Moving Architects

Central Presbyterian Church of Montclair
46 Park Street
Montclair, NJ 07042
Tickets: Free event!
More info: www.centralpresbyterian.net

“Second Saturdays at Central” welcomes the dance company The Moving Architects in May as part of their monthly community programming at Central Presbyterian Church in Montclair. The Moving Architects will provide a family-friendly interactive dance and movement program and performance. “Second Saturdays” is a community-wide service program presented in collaboration with local arts organizations and businesses and offered to families for free or by suggested donation.

NimbusPRESENTS: OFFLINE+ @ BAM Fisher featuring The Moving Architects

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Saturday, April 21 / 2pm

NimbusPRESENTS: OFFLINE+ @ BAM Fisher
featuring The Moving Architects

BAM Fisher (Fishman Space)
321 Ashland Place
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Tickets: $18 (through 3/25), $22 (after 3/25)
Purchase Tickets: https://offlinebam.brownpapertickets.com

NimbusPRESENTS: OFFLINE+ a series promoting the work of emerging to mid-career choreographers.

Presenting Choreographers/Companies:
Justin Keith Perez/Nimbus2
Sameena Mitta/MeenMoves
Erin Carlisle Norton/The Moving Architects
Keith A. Thompson/danceTactics performance group
Yoshito Sakuraba/Abarukas
Katelyn Halpern/Katelyn Halpern & Dancers
Jenni Hong/Jenni Hong Dance
Ariel Grossman/Ariel Rivka Dance

I ♥ Gibney Dance Center 2018

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018 / 7.30pm

Gibney Dance: Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center
280 Broadway / New York, NY
Donation Based
RSVP: » http://bit.ly/2nb3NvT

I ♥ GDC is a celebration of the Gibney Dance community, showcasing work being made by the staff, renters, teachers, colleagues, and supporters. Featuring performances by: Julia Discenza, Davalois Fearon Dance, Gibney Dance Company, Joy Douglas, Limón Dance Company, Joya Powell – Movement of the People, Donnell Oakley, Erin Carlisle Norton – The Moving Architects, bait, and Ragamuffin.

Proceeds from the show will benefit the Natural Resources Defense Council. NRDC works to safeguard the earth—its people, its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.

Triskelion Arts presents “America Dawn”

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Thursday, November 30 – December 2, 2017 / 8pm

Triskelion Arts presents The Moving Architects “America Dawn”
The Muriel Schulman Theater at Triskelion Arts
106 Calyer St.
Brooklyn, NY 11222
Tickets: $18 purchased in advance, $22 at the door
Purchase Tickets:  triskelionarts.org

Choreography: Erin Carlisle Norton
Multi-disciplinary Collaborator: gwen charles
Composer: Ralph Lewis
Performers:  Caitlin Bailey, Maggie Beutner, Léla Groom, Rachel Gill, Jenny Gram, Ashley Peters

Erin Carlisle Norton, director of the female-centric dance company The Moving Architects, will debut a new work “American Dawn” at Triskelion Arts in Brooklyn, NY from November 30-Dec 2. The work draws inspiration from a poem written by her grandfather Thomas John Carlisle “America Dawn” from 1976 inspired by a Louise Nevelson sculpture of the same name from 1959/69. A dance inspired by a poem, inspired by a sculpture. Collaborating with multidisciplinary artist gwen charles on video and design with their shared aesthetic of layering multi-sensorial elements, together Norton and charles are able to transgress borders between dance, art, and cinematography. Intergenerational collaboration with family extends even further in “America Dawn” through the use of sound with composer and second cousin Ralph Lewis and his added vision of sound painting and temporal landscapes with live musicians performing the score.  “America Dawn” lifts and brings to the stage the original sculpture’s textures and proportions, the poems’ optimism and cyclicity, and the beauty and architectural cityscapes of both, intertwining dance, original music, and multi-media projections, fully realized through the physically strong, exacting, and emotive six female dancers/performers of The Moving Architects.

Pentacle presents Fall Further VI (NYC)

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Sunday, October 22, 2017 / 7pm
Pentacle presents Fall Further V
Dixon Place
161 Chrystie St
New York, NY 10002
Tickets: $15 advance, $18 door, $12 senior citizen
more info:  dixonplace.org

Now in its sixth year, Fall Further is a celebrated performance event, showcasing the works of Pentacle’s Gallery artists. The Gallery Artists are an eclectic group of vibrant and talented dance makers. From solo performance to multi-disciplinary and traditional modern dance companies, The Gallery encompasses a diverse range of engaging dance artists. This year Fall Further VI will feature works from CoreDance Contemporary, danceTactics performance group, Hanna Q Dance Company, The Moving Architects and SYREN Modern Dance.