The Forward Motion schedule includes a set of free “conference” activities, workshops and classes for a range of students and communities, and main performances taking place at the Miami-Dade County Auditorium
Wednesday, September 22
Thursday, September 23
Friday, September 24
Saturday, September 25
Forward Motion Main Performances, 2:00 and 8:00 pm
The main performances this afternoon and evening feature the same program, showcasing all Forward Motion companies and guest on the main stage of the Miami-Dade County Auditorium. Performances include the Miami premieres of Dancing Wheels’ Company’s Pallas Athena, with choreography by Catherine Meredith, and Odyssey, with choreography by Marc Brew; the Miami premiere of Perky, Quirky, Smirky, from REVolutions Dance, with choreography by Christina Acosta; the Miami premiere of Remember When, a solo featuring Jesus Vidal de Leon, choreography by Marc Brew; and a new restaging of KPD’s Lost and Found, choreography by Karen Peterson, video by Dinorah de Jesus Rodriguez. Tickets are $25, with special discounts and ticket packages available.
Visit www.ForwardMotionMiami.com for full Forward Motion information, schedule and ticket purchase links. Saturday main shows are each $25 general admission, $18 for students and seniors 65 and over with ID (in-person only), and people with disabilities. Show tickets through Ticketmaster or in-person at the Auditorium box office. Workshops are $10 for everyone, pay at the door. Visit www.ForwardMotionMiami.com for more information. The Miami-Dade County Auditorium is located at 2901 West Flagler Street, in Miami, is fully wheelchair accessible, and has free onsite parking. The Koubek Center-Miami Dade College is located at 2705 SW 3rd Street, in Miami’s Little Havana neighborhood, and is fully wheelchair accessible, with free on-site parking for Wednesday and Thursday workshops, and $8 valet parking for all Friday events. To arrange for group sales discounts (10 or more people), for any questions, and to request materials in accessible format, sign language interpreters, and/or any disability accommodation call (954) 224-1423 or email ForwardMotionMiami@gmail.com.
All venues will be following federal, state and local public health regulations and guidance about COVID-19. At Koubek, face coverings are strongly encouraged, and at Miami-Dade County Auditorium, required, with socially distanced seating. Please do not attend any Forward Motion events if you are ill or experiencing any possible symptoms.
Support for Forward Motion comes from the National Endowment of the Arts; the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and Cultural Affairs Council, and the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners; The Miami Foundation; the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture; Citizens Interested in the Arts; Funding Arts Network; Marriot Airport Hotel & Suites Coral Gables; WLRN; and other donors.
Third Annual Forward Motion Physically Integrated Dance Festival & Conference
•Wednesday, September 22, 5:00 to 6:30 pm, workshop with Dancing Wheels
•Thursday, September 23, 5:00 to 6:30 pm, workshop with Marc Brew; 7:00 pm Conversation with Company Directors;
•Friday, September 24, 5:30 to 6:45 pm, Community Contact Improvisation; 7:00 pm “I Am A Dancer” with Marc Brew; 8:00 pm reception open to all
•Saturday, September 25, 2:00 and 8:00 pm, performances by all companies
• Saturday matinee and evening performances, Miami-Dade County Auditorium main stage, 2901 West Flagler Street, Miami, FL, 33135
•Wednesday, Thursday and Friday all events, Koubek Center-Miami Dade College, 2705 SW 3rd Street, Miami, FL, 33135
•Wednesday and Thursday workshops $10 at door
•Thursday “Conversation” free
•Friday all events free
•Saturday matinee or evening performances are $25 general admission, $18 for students with ID, seniors 65 and over, and those with disabilities. Tickets through Ticketmaster or in-person at the Auditorium box office; all ticket links, group sales and full info visit