Making dance accessible to a wide range of audiences through public performance, dance education, community engagement and collaborations with artists from other disciplines. Jane Franklin Dance blends movement, sound and art; incorporates active participation by people of all ages; and performs on stage, outdoors, and at specific sites.
Collaborative projects have received funding in multiple years from the Virginia Commission, the Alexandria Commission, and the Arlington Commission for the Arts, American Composers Forum – Washington DC Chapter and from foundations including Arlington Community Foundation and Washington Forrest Foundation. Forty+ and workshops for older adults provide adult dance programming such as free healthy movement workshops at senior centers, classes for active older adults and rare performance opportunities for dancers over age 40. Performances for children delight young audiences with imaginative storytelling. Camps provide intensive learning. After school projects increase physical skills over time.
Jane Franklin Dance is supported in part by Arlington County through Arlington Cultural Affairs, a division of Arlington Economic Development, and the Arlington Commission for the Arts, Arlington County Small Business Emergency Grant, Washington Forrest Foundation, Clark-Winchcole Foundation, Virginia Commission for the Arts and National Endowment for the Arts, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Paul Mellon Arts in Education Program and by individual contributors.
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