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[su_column size=”1/2″]Thursday, August 14th at 7:30pm | Bethlehem Town Hall

Watch as Cultivate dancers and musicians, many of whom will have met only a few hours before the show, collaborate improvisationally to create a spontaneous performance before your very eyes. Meet and Make is a free improvisation event where dance and music meet in the moment, creating a unique and unrepeatable performance of instant composition bound to be fresh and inspiring!


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[su_column size=”1/2″]Friday, August 15th at 7:30pm | The Colonial Theater

A performance of dance works by the artists of Cultivate.

yes it is also true

Choreography: Alexandra Beller with Carly Berrett and Lea Fulton
Performers: Carly Berrett and Lea Fulton
Music: Original score by John Mosloskie
Costumes: Emma Hoette

World Premier – created in Bethlehem

with baited breath (solo version)

Choreography & Performance: Lisa Gonzales
Music: Ellen Fullman “Slow Melody” and Emmylou Harris “Prayer in Open G”


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Choreography: The Architects and Vicki Brown
Performers: Katherine Ferrier, Lisa Gonzales, Jenny Kayle, Pamela Vail, and Vicki Brown
Music: Vicki Brown


Choreography: Katherine Ferrier
Music: Sylvan Esso

La Bellezza Non Ha Forma

Choreography: Cinzia Fiaschi
Performers: Cinzia Fiaschi and Laura Kathrein
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[su_column size=”1/2″]Saturday, August 16th at 7:30pm | The Colonial Theater

A performance of dance works by the artists of Cultivate.

Room Moving

Creation & Performance: Xan Burley, Will Owen, + Alex Springer
World Premier – created in Bethlehem

It’s o.k.

Choreography, Text & Performance: Pamela Vail
Music: “A Cow Call [Please oh Please Come Home]” by So Percussion

Special thanks to Nicole Zee.

heaven is a four-letter word

Choreography: Anneke Hansen
Performers: Anneke Hansen
Music: Jay Livingston & Ray Evans, Glenn Miller, and Franz Schubert
Costume: Baille Younkman
Rehearsal Direction: Belinda He

World Premier. This work is an act of memory as much as imagination, an effort in the ever-vanishing now to locate the seams that keep past and future distinct. This solo may feature multiple performers, simultaneously…. Some might consider it a duet. Or maybe it’s really a trio or even an octet. Perhaps this dance is just performed by a multitude, most of whom can’t be seen.


Choreography: Sondra Loring
Performers: Maria Simpson & Sondra Loring
Music: Christopher Noth and Carbon Based Life Forms
Costume: Liz Prince

Oh, you.

Choreography: Jennifer Kayle, with thanks to dancers for collaborative movement development.
Performers: Zachary Bird, Amy Simonson
Music: Vicki Brown “Unter’berg,” “Ides of March,” and “Horological Nightmare”
Text: Jennifer Kayle

“People, dependent as they are upon little things, are undefined and elude their own grasp or the grasp of others, yet with time they, together with little things, acquire traits that can be described, characters, like the surface of the earth, which only from a distance shows the folds of its mountain chains and the nervous system of its rivers.” -Czeslaw Milosz


Choreography: Iris Van Peppen
Music: Ben Solomon

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