BEAVERTON, Ore. – Join us for Ten Tiny Dances® on Saturday, July 13 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This free, public event features a wide-variety of dancers who represent modern, contemporary and traditional ethnic dance forms.
Ten Tiny Dances® presents the work of 10 exemplary choreographers on five 4’ x 4’ stages in non-conventional sites. This event engages, surprises, delights and perhaps challenges the community around art in public spaces. Each of the five stages will be placed near The Round in downtown Beaverton located at 12725 SW Millikan Way.
10:00 a.m. | Performances begin
Each stage includes two performers. Performances begin simultaneously on each of the five stages at 10 a.m. and will repeat every half hour. Visit all five stages and you will experience a total of Ten Tiny Dances!
Performers include The Allegro Dance Company, Shaun Keylock, Mike Barber and Cydney Wilkes, Addam Stell and TJ Yale, Decimus, Gabriela Guerra/Ballet Folklorico Academy, Annie Leonard, Jamie Antonick aka Jme James, Laura Onizuka and Sitara Lones, and Ritual Azteca Huitzilopochtli.
12:30 p.m. | Talk-Back at the BG Food Cartel
After the fifth round of dances completes, the public is invited to an artist talk-back at the BG Food Cartel stage to chat with Ten Tiny Dances founder Mike Barber and event choreographers and dancers, as well as learn more about the creative process behind the event.
For more information, including performer descriptions and specific stage locations, visit www.BeavertonOregon.gov/TTD.
About Ten Tiny Dances®
Choreographer and dancer Mike Barber came up with an interesting concept in 2002. Ten Tiny Dances® presents ten dance performances on a 4’ x 4’ stage, challenging the choreographers and dancers to use the limited space to fuel their creativity. Barber has presented Ten Tiny Dances® in a wide range of settings, from warehouse spaces to trendy restaurants, and even on multiple stages, encouraging the audience to experience dance that has been created for a specific location.
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