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Open Spaces – Interactive Dance Performance
September 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Interactive Dance Performance at the Norton Museum of Art to highlight South Florida choreographers
September 6, 2023 (WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.) — Open Spaces, an interactive dance performance presented by Natural Movers Foundation (NMF), is set to take place at the Norton Museum of Art on Saturday, Sept. 30 at 2 p.m.
The second annual site-specific showcase will feature original works and repertoire by a diverse group of eight Palm Beach County-based dance artists. Works are inspired by specific artworks and spaces at the Museum and will give the community a chance to watch inspiring, transformative choreography in an array of styles, including contemporary, ballet and hip-hop.
“We’re delighted to partner with the Norton Museum of Art and bring Open Spaces back this year,” said Ericka Squire, NMF founder & CEO. “Open Spaces shines a light on Palm Beach County dance artists and offers community members of all ages and perspectives an approachable way to experience dance.”
Guests will be led throughout the museum to see each performance up close. Dance films will also be shown. Afterward, guests can enjoy a talk-back session with the choreographers about the inspiration behind their works.
“Last year, Open Spaces was so exhilarating, and this year’s program promises even more exciting dance based on artworks in the Norton Museum,” said Glenn Tomlinson, William Randolph Hearst Chief Officer of Learning and Community Engagement. “We are proud to host Open Spaces again.”
This year’s featured choreographers include Larry Albright; Clarence Brooks; Olivia Capasso, Kenny Fowler, Loud Live Productions; Branndi Lewis, Grounded Dance Company; Sarah Claire Smith; Shanna Woods, Olujimi Dance Theatre; and Ericka Squire, Ericka Squire//The Dance Company.
If You Go:
Who: Natural Movers Foundation
What: Open Spaces dance performance
When: Saturday, Sept. 30 at 2 p.m.
Where: Norton Museum of Art (1450 South Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, Fla., 33401)
Tickets: Museum Admission / Members FREE