New Movement Collaborative
presents

The 4th annual Lion’s Jaw performance + dance festival

FACT/PRESS SHEET:

WHAT:

New Movement Collaborative presents the 4th 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.

2019 teaching artists include:
Faye Driscoll
Miguel Gutierrez
Biba Bell
Sean Donovan
Jonathan González
Jasmine Hearn
Kendra Portier
Babatunji Johnson
Slowdanger
Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste

Gwen Welliver
Jessie Young
and featuring a workshop w Taja Will

Please see our staff page for more information on the amazing people helping us with both NMC and the 2019 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 11th + Saturday October 12th.

PERFORMANCE 1|Friday 10/11:
Miguel Gutierrez
Jessie Young
Babatunji Johnson
Gwen Welliver
Jonathan Gonzalez
PURCHASE TICKETS FOR PERFORMANCE 1

PERFORMANCE 2|Saturday 10/12:
Faye Driscoll
Kendra Portier
Jasmine Hearn/Slowdanger
Biba Bell
Sean Donovan
PURCHASE TICKETS FOR PERFORMANCE 2

Showtimes are at 8:00pm. Tickets available at the door + online.

FESTIVAL DETAILS:

WHEN:

Wednesday, October 9th – Monday, October 14th
* REGISTRATION OPENS AUG 1*

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
2019 Official Teaser 1
2019 Official Teaser 2
2018 Lion’s Jaw Festival Trailer
Inside Lion’s Jaw Performance + Dance Festival
Facebook Page
Instagram Page

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