Garden Dances Public Performance

Come see the final presentation of "Garden Dances!" Please wear comfortable walking shoes as this will be an immersive moving performance tour throughout the Horsford Gardens and Nursery. Featuring dancers Elizabeth Seyler, Patrick Ford, Candace Fugazy, Emily Mott, Christina Moore and Jenna Giguere! Directed by Hanna Satterlee. Rain or Shine. Follow route 7 and look for the big green Horsford sign on your right if traveling south, on your left if traveling north. Wind down the driveway following signs for parking “Employee Parking” lot.
We will meet at the Gazebo at 7:15pm, as the performance will begin promptly at 7:30pm.
All proceeds from this performance will benefit the Vermont Dance Alliance!

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Choreographer and dancer Hanna Satterlee grew up in East Montpelier, Vermont and has spent many years traveling through dance, both nationally and internationally. Hanna holds a Masters in Fine Arts/Interdisciplinary Arts from Goddard College (VT/WA) and has produced her own choreographic and dance installation work, and has performed with professional companies in Vienna Austria, Stolzenhagen Germany, Baltimore, Manhattan, Brooklyn, San Francisco and throughout the state of Vermont. Now based in Burlington Vermont, Hanna is the current director of the Vermont Dance Alliance, with a strong belief that the culture of dance will continue to flourish and expand throughout the edges of our beautiful state. In addition, Hanna teaches and performs on freelance basis. Join her for GARDEN DANCES this July and August at the Horsford Nursery in Charlotte VT! More info under the events tab on this website.

Participating artists

Elizabeth M. Seyler, PhD, is a dancer, writer/editor and instructor. Since 2002, she has specialized in dancing and teaching gender-neutral Argentine tango. Her latest love is loosely structured movement improvisation for play and performance. An assistant editor, writer and proofreader at Seven Days and a part-time tango instructor, she holds a PhD in dance from Temple University, an MEd from the University of Vermont, and a BA from Cornell University.

Emily Arwen Mott is a musician, dancer, and massage therapist. She has taught the Noyes Rhythm movement system to adults for 15 years and is now a program director for the Noyes School of Rhythm in Portland, CT. Emily is fascinated with the deep creativity and healing that comes from awakening the body’s intelligence. She expresses her love for the world through teaching, touch and composition. Emily runs a private music instruction studio, music and movement classes for children, and is certified as a therapeutic horseback riding instructor.

Bringing Dance to Life! VDA proudly serves its members, cheering on their art and creating opportunities to feature their forms. Vda sends a free weekly e-newsletter to announce events throughout the state of Vermont, as events are always open to the public. Sign up at the bottom of this page to be included, and look for our emails! Dance Alliance members are featured here on our website, with tabs to view their upcoming events and drop-in friendly classes and workshops. More dance in more places, more of the time! We hope you will join us!


August 16, 2019
7:30–8:30 PM


By Donation, cash or check only.


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Published August 8, 2019