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.
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!
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
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 email@example.com 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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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 …
In June, Susan Turner of Forward Motion Dance Company, presented a check for $1500 to Frank Yelverton to benefit the Cape Fear River Watch. Proceeds from the Arts Sensation performance at Thalian Hall on April 29 helped to make it possible to make this donation. This year’s Arts Sensation was a sensation, with a good time had by all and smiles all around as the audience enjoyed a truly entertaining and varied show. Cape Fear River Watch has been the benefactor from Arts Sensation for 3 years now and Forward Motion Dance Company is thrilled to be able to provide our community with quality dance and musical performances, as well as offer support for the wonderful non-profit organizations that provide benefits in the Wilmington area.
The 17th Annual ARTS SENSATION! A Benefit Performance for Cape Fear River Watch 7:30 p.m. April 28, 2018 Thalian Hall Main Stage 310 Chestnut Street, Wilmington, NC 28401 Click to see the poster! The 17th Annual Arts Sensation is cruising in for a lively and entertaining evening showcasing local talent for a music and dance spectacular to benefit Cape Fear River Watch, with a special presentation of Thalian Hall’s Thunder Roll. The music for this year’s show is from The Wilmington Big Band, and dance performances from local choreographers and dancers, including the captivating Company “T” Tap Dancers, who wow audiences every year with a vintage flair of tap dancing, and Kelly Hawes (Samra), who has been performing the art of belly dance in the Cape Fear region since 2001, with a joyful and entertaining style for all ages. Presenting original works are Tracey Varga from Forward Motion Dance Company and students from Dreams of Wilmington. A long-time favorite in the Cape Fear region, The Wilmington Big Band boasts superior talent with the area’s top musicians and vocalists and the perfect combination of sophistication, good times and timeless memories. Led by Jim and Laura McFayden, The Wilmington Big Band is …