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Mission Statement

Group Motion?s mission is to promote dance and movement as vehicles for personal and artistic expression, education, transformation and collaboration. This mission manifests through the mediums of 1) A professional modern dance company dedicated to the exploration and performance of multi-media dance theater; 2) Ongoing improvisational movement workshops for the public, classes, and educational outreach; 3)Exchange with other local, national and international artists.

Description

Through the art of dance theater and the experience of movement and improvisation, Group Motion seeks to re-introduce humanity to its home in the human body. This vision manifests through the mediums of the professional company and artistic collaboration, improvisational movement workshops, and management of the Kumquat Dance Collective.

GROUP MOTION DANCE COMPANY: The centerpiece of Group Motion?s artistic programming continues to be its professional modern dance company - the longest-running contemporary dance company in Philadelphia. The company performs locally, nationally, and internationally, enjoying collaborations with artists in the dance field and other artistic mediums. For a detailed performance schedule see the appendices.

WORKSHOPS: Developed and led by Manfred Fischbeck and Brigitta Herrmann, the Group Motion Workshop invites all members of the public to explore dance through improvisation. These workshops are offered on a weekly basis in Philadelphia and are offered in an extended version as summer retreats in various locations across America. Group Motion?s workshops are geared towards community involvement and are offered to movers of all walks of life ? dancers and non-dancers alike!
KUMQUAT DANCE CENTER:
Over its five-year history, Kumquat Dance Collective has successfully provided a creative and administrative home for three member companies (currently Group Motion, The Bald Mermaids and GENGHIS Dance Company), and served the needs of artists and individuals through the daily operation of a dance training and performance center. The Kumquat Dance Center offers rehearsal space and other artist development services.

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http://www.groupmotion.org

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