Cape Fear Arts in Motion:  Eclectic Collection

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Presented by: Forward Motion Dance Company 7:30 pm September 14 and 15, 2018 Thalian Hall Main Stage 310 Chestnut Street Wilmington, NC 28401 Cape Fear Arts in Motion: Eclectic Collection connects dancers, choreographers, musical and visual artists and more to bring the art form of dance together for a varied and collaborative dance event from Forward Motion Dance Company. This annual performance showcases the talents of Choreographer Tracey Varga with new dance works presented along with re-creations of works from the past. Returning pieces are “Wounded Restoration” which premiered at the NC Dance Festival in 2013 and is set to music based on “Sposa son disprezzata” from the opera Bejazetby Antonio Vivaldi. Also returning is “Jasiri” (“Brave and Bold”) which is a celebration of dance music from all corners of the globe, and set design with sculptures created by Doug Campbell. “Scramble to Calm” premiered in 2018 at the Wilmington Dance Festival. Premiere works include a dance set to music composed by local musician Barbara Gallagher and features piano with orchestral arrangements. Teen dancers hail from Wilmington School of Ballet, The Dance Element, The Dance Cooperative, South East Dance Academy and DREAMS, and this year they will dance to a live original techno …

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FMD Receives Grant from Women’s Impact Network

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Forward Motion Dance recently received a generous grant from the Women’s Impact Network of New Hanover County, a program of the North Carolina Community Foundation.  The Foundation brings together women philanthropists to address the changing and diverse needs and challenges facing women and children in the community.  2017 marks the first year that WIN has offered small grants. This year, the focus of their inaugural program is to provide capacity funding to local nonprofits in Arts and Culture.  Our award is to help underwrite the annual Cape Fear Arts in Motion performance. Diane Evers attended the Women’s   Impact Network Grants Award Luncheon  on Friday, October 13, 2017,where she accepted the award on behalf of Forward Motion Dance. (Photographs by Sherri Robinson)