Shake It Up! A Showcase of Youth Dancing in Turners Falls

Shake It Up! A Showcase of Youth Dancing in Turners Falls

Saturday, June 17, 2017, 4:00 pm until 5:00 pm
Suggested donation $1 - $10 for adults. Children Free! Reception to follow performance.

Great Falls Creative Movement is excited to host: Shake It Up! a Showcase of Youth Dancing in Turners Falls. Come support kids from Turners Falls and beyond as they share the dances they love.  This inspiring showcase will feature a eclectic array of high energy performances by:

Turners Falls-based dance groups:

Awesome Art in Motion, Great Falls Creative Movement’s own children’s dance company. This group of 7 – 10 year-olds will be presenting original choreography inspired by the changing seasons.

The Salt Shakers, a new dance troop from The Brick House with a natural sense of flow and style. The Salt Shakers will be sharing their Caribbean roots and flavor.
Folklorico Latin Spirit, a children’s dance troupe presenting folkloric and contemporary Mexican and Mexican-American dances and choreography. 

And, joining us from Northampton:

Hatchery: a pre-professional contemporary dance company for 13 – 19 year-olds run by the School for Contemporary Dance and Thought.

Special Thanks to Our Sponsors and Underwriters

Australis AquacultureArtisan Beverage CooperativeBenjamin CompanyBerkshire Brewing CompanyCohn and Company Real Estate AgencyCommunity CreditCommon CapitalCommunity Foundation of Western MassachusettsConnecticut River InternistsDean's BeansEasthampton Savings BankFirstLight GDF SueznaGill TavernGoff MediaGreat Falls HarvestGreen River FestivalGreenfield Community CollegeGreenfield Cooperative BankGreenfield Savings BankLootMassachusetts Cultural CouncilMontague WebWorksNortheast SolarPeople's PintRainmaker ConsultingThe RendezvousSolar Store of GreenfieldStobierski and ConnorTold VideoTrue North TransitTurn It Up

Special thanks to the Mass Cultural Council for their vital support this year in the form of a Cultural Sector Recovery Grant for Organizations, as well as a Festivals & Projects Grant. We'd also like to thank the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts for their support in the form of a Flexible Funding grant. We couldn't do this work without you!