Call for Dancers!

We are looking for men and women from various movement/theater backgrounds to join our production of The Storytellers, an evening-length dance theater production choreographed and directed by Joy Madden. This is a highly collaborative project. We will have weekly rehearsals to develop the finished piece. Email me at for information.

Performance dates:
August 24-26, Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington, VT
September 20-23, Philly Fringe Festival in Philadelphia, PA.

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Joy Madden is a choreographer, performer and bodyworker. She has performed throughout the US and at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland. In 2001 she co-founded The Moving Laboratory, an innovative performing arts incubator in Boston, MA. She served as the Managing Director of Boston Dance Alliance from 2000-2003. Since moving to Vermont in 2007, her work has been presented by The Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Burlington Dances, Arts Riot, The Burlington Fringe Festival, UVM, and The Philly Fringe, among others. In 2014 and 2015, she served as Community Mentor for Stephan Koplowitz’s online course, Creating Site Specific Dance and Performance Works, by California Institute of the Arts. Joy joined the VDA Board of Directors in 2019.

Participating artists

Jessie Owens is the founder of Ergo Movement, a collaborative performance project based in Burlington, Vermont. She holds a BA in Dance from Smith College, where she attended as an Ada Comstock, or non-traditional scholar. She is the current Vice President of the Vermont Dance Alliance, where she is working to support dance in all of its forms.


July 3, 2017
5:30–7:00 PM




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Published June 16, 2017