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An evening of poetry, voice, movement and feeling.

Featuring performances by Denise Casey, Liesje Smith, C Green, Emma Manion and other special guests!

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This is Emma's 3rd curation of the ILWYD series, presenting original works by Vermont Dance Artists. Emma will premier new solo work in combination with material she and students created in her Contemporary Technique class. Fellow artists present works in progress, company excerpts, and musings in the style of swing, modern, and belly dance. Proceeds go towards furthering BCSA's evolving programming in the Arts.

 

                                

                                                                        THRILLER: Hween '21

                                                                   

In the streets of Montpelier, VT Oct. 31st '21!

                 The newly annual Montpelier tradition is baaaack. Emma leads a crew of zombie dancers in a 'flash mob' style performance of Michael Jackson's original Thriller choreography alongside fellow instructors Shannon Kelly & Marisa Hall. Join rehearsals by contacting me or come find us creepin' in the streets on Halloween in Montpelier come trick or treat time.  

 

 

 

I LOVE WHAT YOU'RE DOING: Summer '19

                                                                 

 

 

  

                                                                            CDFS in Montpelier, VT, August 18   

                 Our first go at this was a smash hit so we're bringing more of what the people want: Dance! A variety of selected movement pros will share their performance works as excerpts, works in progress, improvisation and set premieres. Come delight in and support you local dance artists!  

 

 

 

 

MAD RIVER VALLEY PERFORMANCE PLATFORM

                                                               

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                 Phantom Theater, Warren, Vermont, July 31

                Emma joins dance artists from New York, Florida and California amidst a three-day movement festival in this unique barn-turned to performance space in Vermont's greenest of valleys.  She'll premiere her work "I'm good. BUSY, but good!! (rephrased)"

           

 

          

 

                                I LOVE WHAT YOU'RE DOING! 

                                                                 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                             

                                                                           CDFS in Montpelier, VT, Jan.6 '19  

                 Emma is curating an informal evening of dance works to be shared with the community. She'll host dances of varying stages by fellow local artists and premier two pieces of her own. Come kick off the new year with this unique sighting. 

                                                   

                                                                           

 

                                                                            Vermont Winter Dance Gala 

                                                           At Green Mountain College in Poultney, VT, March 17th, 2p 

                                 Emma has been selected to show solo works as a part of this year's state-wide dance gala. 

                   

 

                                                        ILLUMINATIONS: EXPERIMENTAL DANCE WORKS

                                                                 At Everything Space in Montpelier, VT Dec. 17th, 5p 

                                                  Emma will premier an original piece "I've been good! BUSY. But good!" in her

                                                                         home town this winter. Dad on guitar. 

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SENTIENT SALON
       5/20/22

 

 

 

 

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN LAP DANCE?!

Season 3 is here! 

We're stirring up a New Years Eve showing at The Battery in San Francisco to ring in '18 the RIGHT way.. 

Modern dance meets spontaneous improvised lap dance performances.  Hilarity ensues.

Emma took home the Bronze as "Reckless Ruthie" from Season 1's competition and once again in Season 2 as "Magic Mike/Magic Dyke."

"ARE YOU THERE CRAIGSLIST? IT'S ME, ______."

Inspired by a collection of Craigslist email exchanges that document a hustle for work to survive as an artist.  Emma is one of four artist commissioned to premier new works that show very different takes on this very personal, diverting text.  

Performances are May 27th and 28th!