June Dance Classes

June Dance Classes Offered at Providence College 401.865.2327 Open to the Community Registration begins on May 1, 2017. You will be able to download a registration form here. Here’s a rare chance to get in a good solid month of dance with great teachers!  Daily dance classes will be available to the community from June…Read more June Dance Classes

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PVDFest 2017

Please download the event schedule here for more information OR  visit the PVDFest Website __________________________________________________________________ Wednesday, May 31 6:00PM DesignXRI Clambake, Aurora Unofficial welcome for Making a Lively Experiment conference attendees. Open to the public. __________________________________________________________________ Thursday, June 1 8:30AM Making a Lively Experiment: A PVDFest Ideas Conference, Aurora. Ticketed Event 9:00AM Opening and Welcome 9:30AM Panel discussion…Read more PVDFest 2017

Artists as Bricoleurs: A Reflection on the MMDF Mixed Bill 2017

Bricolage is a French word which means making do with the material at hand. Glorified by Great Depression era grandparents, who almost literally held households together with safety pins, this art has been recently revitalized through “life hacks”. It is also the major means of innovation at AS220. The alchemists who are performance artists, musicians,…Read more Artists as Bricoleurs: A Reflection on the MMDF Mixed Bill 2017

A Reflection on The Light Show (or what happened during the epiphanies)

They had me as soon as I sat down in my seat. As I entered the black box at AS220 for Ronald K. Lewis’ The Light Show, a new work by The Low Mountain Top Collective, the air filled with new-agey sounds and a projected image of intergalactic nebulae or perhaps geological samples floated over…Read more A Reflection on The Light Show (or what happened during the epiphanies)

Under the Shiny – Dance Theatre with Maps and Coffee Breaks

On a bright and sunny Monday morning in March, I had the pleasure of dropping in on Ali Kenner Brodsky and Andy Russ’s rehearsal at AS220’s 95 Empire street dance studio in downtown Providence. Ali and Andy were embarking on their second week of a two week intensive creation process, building ‘Under The Shiny’ which…Read more Under the Shiny – Dance Theatre with Maps and Coffee Breaks

Modern Movements Dance Festival 2017

  AS220 presents the second annual Modern Movements Dance Festival from April 1st through 23rd at the AS220 Black Box Theatre (95 Empire Street, Providence), featuring seven dance artists and companies that celebrate the creativity, ingenuity, and experimentation of modern dance. Modern Movements is sponsored by 95.5 WBRU, Motif Magazine, LaBrie Dance, and Blackman Insurance. PERFORMANCES: AS220 Dance…Read more Modern Movements Dance Festival 2017

Celebrating Life through Dance – A Conversation with Bill Evans

A conversation with Providence RI, based Dance Artists Bill Evans and Danielle Davidson. “When we dance, we strengthen our minds, we strengthen our bodies, we strengthen our souls, we develop community. Dance doesn’t pollute, it doesn’t destroy. It generates and it shares and it uplifts. I believe in dance… really as a significant human activity.” – Bill Evans