Charlotte Street Foundation identifies the needs and fuels the evolution of an ever-changing multidisciplinary arts ecosystem, acting as its primary provocateur. We cultivate the contemporary, the exceptional, and the unexpected in the practice of artists working in and engaging with the Kansas City Art Community
Saturday, February 8, 2014
City in Motion Dance Theater is proud to present the 11th annual performance of “A Modern Night at the Folly” a choreographers’ showcase for Kansas City’s local and regional contemporary dance, including Charlotte Street Resident Artists Chadi El-Khoury and Jane Gotch, and music by Black House Collective‘s Hunter Long.
This is an adjudicated event for professional choreographers working in our community. City in Motion provides the venue and production support at the venerable Folly Theater in downtown Kansas City.
The showcase offers main stage exposure of the choreographer’s work to an audience, and the audience’s exposure to the diverse artistry of contemporary dance. Choreographers provide for their own dancers and all of the development and rehearsal time needed to create a finished piece of work.
City in Motion Dance Theater, Inc. is a professional dance company, a presenter of dance and a school of dance. This concert builds upon City in Motion’s mission to foster the development of high-quality contemporary dance programming and expand the dance audience in the greater Kansas City Metropolitan area. Since 1985, City in Motion has provided opportunities to developing as well as experienced choreographers to present their work, first through “The Choreographer’s Showcase” and then the “New Dance Series”. A Modern Night at the Folly is a continuation of that tradition.
This event is partially funded by: The Missouri Arts Council, a state agency, The Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund, a grant from The Greater Kansas City Community Trust and Foundations, and The Arts Council of Metropolitan Kansas City.