Dance Into Light has been invited to return to the Voelker Orth Museum Bird Sanctuary and Victorian Garden!
Join us on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 from 1-3:30pm for the Annual Honey Harvest Festival. Admission $5. and $8 for a family. Children under 3 admitted free.
No formal dance training or experience is required; only an open mind, heart and willingness to participate. Dance Into Light Artists will lead you through a creative movement experience that will get you to think about the Museum's honey bees from a brand new perspective. The audience will participate in a fun mini-creative movement workshop. Together we will create and perform an original bee-inspired dance in the garden.
On July 19, 2017, Dina Denis conducted a creative movement workshop with dancers Lisa Craig, Yuki Fukui, Evelyn Hoelscher, Madison McGrath and Jared Stern. Using structured improvisation, Dina taught a honey bee inspired dance for a group of multigenerational participants to learn and perform together. The Dance Into Light Dancers completed the afternoon with a premiere performance in the garden of Dina's new work Peace Among the Restless set to music How Lovely Is Thy Dwelling Place by the Exultate Festival Chorus - Chamber Orchestra Masterworks of Worship Collection Brahms Requiem. The participants were then treated to a special tour of the Voelker Orth's honey bees by Urta, the museum's resident bee keeper.
Above photos at the Voelker Orth Museum, Birth Sanctuary and Garden.
Dance Into Light Performers: Lisa Craig, Yuki Fukui, Evelyn Hoelscher, Madison McGrath and Jared Stern
Choreography Peace Among the Restless and Photos: Dina Denis
Below photos at Salvatore LaRussa Dance Theatre.
Dance Into Light Performers: Madison McGrath and Jared Stern
Choreography Forever Within, Always Around and Photos: Dina Denis
Photo Credits top of page Aehee Kang Asano
Photos Credits left to right top: Remembrance Kareisa Batan,
For My Father Kareisa Batan, Elementary Balance Aehee Kang Asano
Photos Credits left to right bottom: Blue Like Me Siona Benjamin,
Trickle Down, Up and Through My Spine Aehee Kang Asano,
LifeFull Aehee Kang Asano