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Cape Fear Arts in Motion: Visuals, Vocals and Variations

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September 22 & 23, 2022, at 7:30 pm Thalian Hall Main Stage 310 Chestnut Street Wilmington, NC 28401   Tickets are $25 general admission; $22 for seniors, students, military, & children under 12, plus taxes and fees. Please contact the Thalian Hall Box Office online or at 910.632.2285 for ticket reservations. Forward Motion Dance Company is back on stage! Our exciting annual performance, Cape Fear Arts in Motion: Visuals, Vocals and Variations connects dancers, choreographers, musical and visual artists, and more to bring the art form of dance to the stage for a varied and collaborative event that showcases the talents of Choreographer Tracey Varga. Presented are new dance performances along with re-creations of works from the past, with a live choral performance featuring Elizabeth Stovall, films by Patrick Ogelvie, and an exciting piece from guest choreographer Gaspard Louis. New works include a creation with eight dancers set to a new music composition from local artist Joe Cordaro. This high energy piece has three sections with dancers from UNCW, The Dance Cooperative, The Dance Element and FMD Company member Kara Abbott. A highlight of the evening will be a premier dance to “Only in Sleep”, composed by Latvian composer Eriks Esenvalds …

A Preview: Forward Motion Dance Arts in Motion 2022

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Cameron Art Museum 3201 South 17th Street Wilmington, North Carolina 28412 Sunday, August 28, 2022, 2-3 PM CAM Members & students: $10; Not Yet Members: $12 Forward Motion Dance will bring a preview event of their new and recent choreography to CAM. Enjoy dance performances with live music and film as the artists interact with the audience through discussion and audience questions. Forward Motion Dance Company, Inc., is a Wilmington, NC, based non-profit 501(c)(3) dance organization whose mission is to provide local and regional communities with quality modern contemporary dance and education in the art of dance, as well as enhance the local arts community by providing performance opportunities for area dancers and performance artists.

DANCE AUDITION

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For the 2022 annual performance of Forward Motion Dance Company’s Cape Fear Arts in Motion Modern, contemporary, jazz and classical dancers to participate in dance performances in collaboration with guest choreographer, film and live musical performers at Thalian Hall Main Stage. Performances on Sept. 23 and Sept. 24, 7:30 pm.   Saturday April 30, 2022 2:00 pm for teen dancers (ages 12-18) 3:00 pm for Company dancers and Adult guest dancers   The Dance Element of Wilmington LLC 7211 Ogden Business Lane, Suite 205 Wilmington, NC 28411   * Vaccinations required. Please come prepared to move. Any questions please call 910-793-6675 or visit www.forwardmotiondance.org.   Forward Motion Dance Company is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit, volunteer organization. We wish to thank all who give their valuable time, efforts and funding so we may continue to bring quality performances to the Wilmington community. Please visit us at www.forwardmotiondance.org.

Forward Motion Dance Company in Dance-a-Lorus

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Forward Motion Dance Company returns to Dance-a-lorus this year with Interconnection, a new and exhilarating piece by choreographer Tracey Varga and film by Patrick Ogelvie that includes visuals from Sam Shores. Interconnectionexplores hunger, homelessness and pollution with a local and global viewpoint and expresses how we can combat and solve these problems. Music from Marvin Gaye, John Lennon and Louis Armstrong forms the soundtrack and dancers are from Forward Motion Dance Company. Dance-a-lorus is a crowd favorite during the Cucalorus film festival this weekend, and this year will be presented at Thalian Hall Main Stage on Sunday, November 14 at 4 pm. Click here for tickets and more information about Dance-a-lorus. This event fills up quick so make sure you get a seat for this long awaited return to the stage. Please note: Masks must be worn and vaccination status will be checked for all Cucalorus events so bring your card or a photo of it.

Virtually In Motion…a FUN RAISER! Benefiting Forward Motion Dance

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Only a few days left! Only a few dollars away from our goal!! Be the one who helps us reach our goal and support local artists while doing it. That way we all will feel like dancing! Forward Motion Dance is a 501(c)3 non-profit dance organization. Forward Motion Dance donates proceeds from their annual “Arts Sensation” performance to a local non-profit organization. Purchase Raffle Tickets anytime – we have extended our event thru March! Date to be announced for the drawing to WIN PRIZES & Support the Arts!… 1 Raffle Ticket for $5.00 and 5 Raffle Tickets for $20.00 Tickets can be purchased online: www.forwardmotiondance.org or from a FMD Board Member or by going straight to our Rally Up page! (Click Here!) Thanks to our Raffle Prize Donation Sponsors!

Dance Audition

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Sunday March 1, 2020  2:30 pm at The Dance Element 7211 Ogden Business Lane Wilmington, NC 28411 Audition for the 19th annual ARTS SENSATION performance Friday, April 17, 7:30 pm at the Community Arts Center, Wilmington, NC Arts Sensation is a benefit the Good Shepherd Center, a local non-profit organization. Interested dancers, choreographers of all genres (classical, jazz, hip hop, modern, tap, ballroom, cultural dance) welcome. Completed work, including costumes, required. 6 minutes maximum length. Piece must be “child friendly”. For more information please call 910-793-6675 www.forwardmotiondance.org

Sunset Cocktail Party at The Penthouse

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Whether it is wintertime and summertime, the sunset views from The Penthouse are spectacular! We invite you back to enjoy an evening with us at our now, it seems, bi-annual fundraising event.  Come on up to The Penthouse, and enjoy a fabulous sunset and the best views of downtown Wilmington with a Special Cocktail and your friends from Forward Motion Dance Company! We are hosting this event on Sunday, August 25 from 6 to 9 pm. Tickets are $25 per person, and includes 1 special cocktail, or a glass of wine or beer. Tickets can be purchased from any board member of Forward Motion Dance Company, or email dance@forwardmotiondance.org to reserve your spot today. Proceeds of this benefit go to Forward Motion Dance Company in support Cape Fear Arts in Motion: Kinetic, Energetic, Poetic, our annual performance at Thalian Hall Main Stage, coming up on September 13 & 14.

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The 18thAnnual ARTS SENSATION!

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A Benefit Performance for Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry, Inc. 7:30 p.m. April 26, 2019 Thalian Hall Main Stage 310 Chestnut Street, Wilmington, NC 28401 ARTS SENSATION! is presented by Forward Motion Dance Company. For more information, please visit us on Facebook or at www.forwardmotiondance.org. 

Sunset Cocktail Party at The Penthouse

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We know you all look forward to our annual fundraising event in February, which is just what we need to put a little fun into the cold days we’ve endured. With the recent closing of Ted’s, our usual site, we had to come up with a new venue…but wait! Our summertime event at The Penthouse has always brought a lively crowd, and we decided that we didn’t have to wait until summer to meet at that location! Come on up to the Penthouse then, and enjoy a fabulous sunset and the best views of downtown Wilmington with a Special Cocktail and your Friends from Forward Motion Dance Company! We are hosting this event on Sunday, February 24 from 5 to 8 pm. Tickets are $25 per person, and includes 1 special cocktail, or a glass of wine or beer. Tickets can be purchased from any board member of Forward Motion Dance Company, or email dance@forwardmotiondance.org to reserve your tickets today. All of us at Forward Motion Dance Company offer many thanks to Julia and Kelly Jewell of Ted’s Fun on the River for their support of Forward Motion Dance Company for our past fun and fabulous fundraisers! Proceeds of this …