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Morrison Dance: Dancing in the Woods - Kevin Crowe and Sarah Morrison


Shaker Arts Council At home with the Arts ( Aha!) Summer Cultural Event: Dancing in the Woods with MorrisonDance at Shaker Lakes

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio – On Friday, July 18, MorrisonDance, one of Northeast Ohio’s pre-eminent contemporary dance companies, will performs environmentally-themed improvisational vignettes and adapted choreography throughout the natural surroundings of the Shaker Lakes Nature Center. Guests will be able to stroll through beautiful trails, catch glimpses of wood nymphs in “dance conversations.”

MorrisonDance has been recognized for their unconventional presentations of the art of movement. For over 15 years, the small and versatile dance ensemble, has been presenting new work in Cleveland and have created site-specific works for beaches, converted warehouse spaces, bridges, docks, botanical gardens, community playgrounds and even an Icing Research Tunnel. The natural surroundings of The Nature Center will allow guests to see dance up close and personal in an informal, interactive, and magical way.

There is a preconcert reception at 7:00 pm. Concert begins at 7:45pm.

Tickets are $30 per person. To purchase, go to www.shakerartscouncil.org; call 216-916-9360, or send a check to PMB 232, 16781 Chagrin Blvd., Shaker Heights, OH, 44121. E-mail aha@shakerartscouncil.org for further information.

About SHAC
SHAC is a volunteer nonprofit organization whose mission is to enrich the cultural fabric of Shaker Heights, Ohio, by establishing the arts as a vibrant and integral part of the community. Its purpose is best described as "building the community through the arts and building the arts through the community." SHAC offers a range of opportunities to artists and art lovers to get involved in their own backyards – window displays, performance events, rotating art exhibits, advocacy for the arts in the region, a resource directory and networking events. SHAC is funded primarily by private donors, local grants and corporate sponsorships.