New Movement Collaborative and Green Street Studios
present

The 2nd annual Lion’s Jaw performance + dance festival

FACT/PRESS SHEET:

WHAT:

New Movement Collaborative + Green Street Studios present the 2nd annual Lion’s Jaw.
Lion’s Jaw is a Boston-based performance + dance festival founded in 2016 that assembles a group of national choreographers, performers, educators + students to study, perform + create together for duration in an intensive environment.
Every day for 5 days, from 9am until 10pm, Lion’s Jaw will run daily classes, labs + research inside a dedicated space. The festival strives to build an environment that fosters risk, rigor + rebellion, the exchange of ideas, inter-disciplinary exploration + the training necessary to provide dance-artists with tools + pathways into new ways of engaging with dance as both research + performance. 
2017 teaching artists include:
Keith Hennessy
Ishmael Houston-Jones
Joy Davis
Michelle Boulé
Alice Gosti
Jasmine Hearn
Jen Polins
Donna Mejia
Abhilash Ningappa
Lisa Race
Joy Maraiama Smith
and Hana Van der Kolk

Please see our staff page for more information on the amazing people helping us with both NMC and the 2017 Festival.

[Performances]

There will be 1 semi-formal group evening performance for attendees of the festival as well as 2 performances open to the public.
Public performances will be located at Green Street Studios in Cambridge on Friday October 6th + Saturday October 7th. Showtimes are at 8:00pm. Tickets available at the door + online. Online ticketing for performances available August 15th.

FESTIVAL DETAILS:

WHEN:

Wednesday, October 4th – Monday, October 9th
* REGISTRATION OPENS AUG 7th*

WHERE:

Green Street Studios, 185 Green Street, Cambridge, MA 02139

WHY:

By bringing together some of the U.S. + Boston’s most exciting dance-artists to teach, engage + perform locally this festival brings new energy + rigor to Boston through an event built by artists for artists. Through 5 intensive + experimental days we will discover + build + share together. 

SOCIAL MEDIA:

Document your experience and share with us on our social media channels using official our festival hashtags: #lionsjaw #lionsjawfest #lionsjawbos
Official Website
2017 Official Teaser 1
2017 Official Teaser 2
2016 Lion’s Jaw Festival Trailer
Facebook Page
Instagram Page

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