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Eastern Market Art Series and Teachings Workshop: Dancing with the Local Motion Project’s Sara Lavan (Free)
Sunday, April 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmFree
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Sara Lavan returns to EAST with Local Motion Project, an Alexandria-based organization that strives to elevate dance through education, participation, and observation for people of all ages, to teach kids the art of dance and movement on Sunday, April 3. This class inspires creativity and develops kinesthetic awareness through exploration of the elements of dance, and original dance-making. Founder and dancer Sara Lavan will walk the kids through different movements and have them perform for one another!
Sara Lavan is the founder of Local Motion Project where she serves as Executive and Co-Artistic Director. She co-creates, curates, and co-facilitates programming including movement classes, continuing education, youth dance school, creative community workshops, and school residencies. Sara received her BA from New York University, where she minored in dance education. She has been published in Dance Magazine, Dance Teacher, and Dance Studio Life. She has presented at NDEO conferences, is a faculty member with the Dance West Virginia Fall Festival, a facilitator of professional development for Arena Stage, has served as a commissioner with the Alexandria Arts Commission, and is a presenter with the Kennedy Center’s CETA program at the REACH.
The Eastern Market Art Series & Teachings – EAST – is an ongoing series that brings artists and children (between 6 and 10 years old) together to explore a different craft or medium each month. Each workshop has volunteer opportunities for youth & teens (11 years old and up) to help support the workshop. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
Our program is made possible by the Near Southeast Community Partners and the CSX Mitigation Fund as well as the Capitol Hill Community Foundation.
Upcoming EAST Workshops:
Sunday, May 15, 3-5pm
Sunday, June 5, 3-5pm