Moving In The Spirit Tour Show Is June 15 At Barking Legs

Thursday, June 05, 2014
Moving in the Spirit will be at Barking Legs Theater on June 15.
Moving in the Spirit will be at Barking Legs Theater on June 15.

Atlanta’s Moving in the Spirit and Barking Legs Theater will present Moving in the Spirit Apprentice Corporation Tour Show on Sunday, June 15, at 7 p.m. at Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave.  The show is free to the public. 

Review for Moving in the Spirit's Apprentice Corporation Tour:

Moving in the Spirit’s Apprentice Corporation Tour is a dynamic contemporary dance performance that highlights the passionate voices of Moving in the Spirit’s teen artists and their vision for a better world. This uplifting evening of dance features works by innovative local and national choreographers, including Amanda Lower, Jessica Gaines, Crystal Faison, Alexia Jones and Dana Lupton.  

Moving in the Spirit is an award-winning youth development program that inspires, educates and unites young people through dance, propelling them to become compassionate leaders. The Apprentice Corporation, representing Moving in the Spirit’s most advanced young artists, rehearses and performs work that reflects relevant social issues, celebrates diversity and strives to make a difference. Learn more at www.movinginthespirit.org.  

And in addition to the performance, Moving in the Spirit will present Moving Through Conflict: A Dance-Based Conflict Resolution Workshop on Sunday, June 15, form 4:30-5:30 p.m. at Barking Legs Theater.  It is also free. 

Through interactive role-playing, participants will learn about four types of communication -- passive, aggressive, passive-aggressive, and assertive -- and processes for managing conflict in relationships. These steps greatly improve the likelihood that problems can be understood, solutions explored, and a negotiated agreement can be reached, said officials. 

Moving in the Spirit is an award-winning youth development program that uses the art of dance to transform the lives of children and teens in Atlanta. Through programs that integrate dance instruction with performance, leadership and mentor opportunities, Moving in the Spirit impacts over 200 children and teens annually, encouraging them to overcome the obstacles they face each day and realize their highest potential. Ultimately, Moving in the Spirit educates, inspires and unites young people through dance, propelling them to become successful and compassionate leaders, said officials. Learn more at www.movinginthespirit.org



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