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Making Moves Dance Festival at Jamaica Performing Arts Center (JPAC)

Making Moves Dance Festival at Jamaica Performing Arts Center (JPAC)


Jamaica Performing Arts Center (JPAC)


Jamaica Performing Arts Center (JPAC)


Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 2:00pm, 7:00pm



Jamaica Performing Arts Center (JPAC)

Making Moves Dance Festival
Saturday, September 24, 2016
2:00pm (Free)
7:00pm ($15/General Admission, $12/Seniors & Students, $10/JCAL Members)
at Jamaica Performing Arts Center (JPAC)
153-10 Jamaica Ave.
Jamaica, NY 11432
718-658-7400 x300

Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL) is pleased to announce its seventh annual Making Moves Dance Festival featuring emerging and established New York City-based dance companies and choreographers. Seven original innovative and contemporary pieces were chosen to be performed at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center (JPAC) on Saturday, September 24, 2016. Yoshito Sakuraba's company Abarukas, was chosen as the grand finalist to create a commissioned choreographed piece for JCAL, to be premiered at the finale of the Festival. He was awarded a stipend of $3,000 and 80 hours of free rehearsal space.

The 2016 Making Moves Festival will begin with a free outdoor performances at 2:00pm and conclude with an evening showcase at 7:00pm. An outdoor family dance workshop will take place from 4:00-6:00pm.

Abarukas, founded by Yoshito Sakuraba
NSquared Dance Company 
Patrick Coker
Movement of the People Dance Company
Johnnie Cruise Mercer/TheREDProjectNYC
Rovaco Dance Company

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