A day filled with master classes, networking, screendances and live performances
to celebrate and enhance the awareness of southern modern dance artists on the Mississippi Gulf Coast!


A Celebration of Southern Modern Dance Artists

March 30, 2019


Master Classes:

  • Morning Meditation & Yoga with Leah Rodgers from Selah Yoga 9:00-9:45am

  • Beginner Improvisation with Lauren Guynes from Marigny Opera Ballet Ages 6-10 Beg 10:00-10:45am

  • Beginner Modern Dance with Katie Erin Ginn from Mississippi Dance Leader Alliance Ages 11+ 11:00-12:00pm

  • Adult/Teen Mindful Movement (no dance experience needed) with Kelly Lester from USM Dance Dept. 12:15-1:15pm

  • Adult/Teen Contact Improvisation (no dance experience needed) with Ann Glaviano from NOLA 1:30-2:30pm


Share Dance Concert:

Champagne, Art & Screendances Pre-Show: 6:00-7:00pm

  • Art by Leif Anderson, Marie Collins, Derek Fountain and Emily Apple

  • Screendances by Sharon Leahy, Megan Bradberry and Noelle Cooper

Choreography Showcase (followed by Impulse Art Pop-Up Exhibit): 7:00-8:00pm

  • Katie Erin Ginn from Hattiesburg, MS

  • Lauren Smith from Hattiesburg, MS

  • Kesha McKey from New Orleans, LA

  • Lauren Guynes from Ocean Springs, MS and Gretchen Erickson from New Orleans, LA

  • Ann Glaviano from New Orleans, LA

  • Summer Baldwin and Leif Anderson from Ocean Springs, MS 

  • Impulse Art Pop-Up Exhibit, in the lobby directly following the concert, features immediate art responses to the live dance performances by artists from multiple art genres  

Master Classes and Concert:

$10 each for Students and The Mary C. Members

$15 each for Non-Members

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