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“Dance on the Shore” Festival

June 7 @ 5:00 pm - June 8 @ 3:00 pm

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Join us for the 2nd annual Dance on the Shore Festival, presented by Saltare in Elementis Dance Collective (SIEDC). All activities are FREE and open to the public.

Friday June 7

  • 5-7pm: Live Dance Performance at the First Friday Reception – see the dancers of Saltare in Elementis Dance Collective perform their piece Intertidal, about bodies of water, and learn the 4 hand movements of the official ‘Global Water Dances‘ to kick off the festival. Meet the dancers and learn more.

Saturday June 8

  • 11-1pm: Saturday Kids Craft – for families and kids of all ages – make a fun craft led by the Art League of Ocean City, then create movement along with the SIEDC dancers inspired by your creation.
  • 1:15-2:15pm: “Mat to Movement” Workshop – a water-themed dance workshop incorporating yoga and light movement for adults (outside, if weather permits). Bring your own yoga mat! Click here for advance registration; walk-in’s welcome.
  • 2:30-3pm: Community Improv Dance Party – all are welcome!
  • 11-3pm (ongoing): Film Screening of “Roots: Maryland’s Nature to Nurture” (27 mins) Audiences explore through dance Maryland’s coast, mountains, suburbs, and cities and the community value systems and personal perspectives throughout the state.