Tribute to Mary Oliver in Dance and Poetry

Special Worship Service: This Tribute to poet Mary Oliver* is a unique program of dance and spoken poetry that takes the place of the usual worship service. Performers include the Moving Spirit Dancers performing choreography by Peggy Brightman and five readers of poetry: Bob Burchess, Danelle Sims, Mary Jeanne Taylor, Norwood Long, and Richard Schramm. Poetry by Mary Oliver and members of the Woodstock Poetry Workshop. This program* was premiered at Bookstock 2019, with the collaboration of Artistree..
Featuring dancers: Nicole Conte, Claire Kawski, Stephanie Kyriazis, Suzy Malerich, and Hope Yeager.

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BA Smith, MA Lesley, EdD Teachers College, Columbia U.. Studied with José Limon, Merce Cunningham, Louis Horst, Murray Louis, Bill Evans, Sydelle Gomberg. • Principal dancer 10 years w. Concert Dance Company, Boston, performing works by Bill Evans, Rudi Perez, Doris Humphrey, Bill T. Jones, Anna Sokolow across northeast and in NYC. • Director of Modern Dance, Walnut Hill School for the Performing Arts, 10 years. • Choreographer/ director CHOREO, INC., with works performed across northeast and abroad; recipient of 11 years of Merit Aid grants. • Founded Moving Spirit Dancers in Brunswick ME 2004, performing in 24 different venues across the state; featured in MPBN's Incredible Maine. • Moving Spirit-Vermont founded in 2012, performing at North Universalist Chapel Society of Woodstock, and other Upper Valley venues.


December 8, 2019
10:00–11:00 AM




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Published October 2, 2019